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“РОДИНА-МАТЬ” В СИМБОЛИЧЕСКОЙ ПОЛИТИКЕ ПЕРОДА “БОЛОТНОЙ РЕВОЮЦИЙ”: ЛЕГИТИМАЦИЯ И ДЕЛЕГИТИМАЦИЯ ВЛАСТИ
THE "MOTHERLAND" IN THE SYMBOLIC POLITICS IN THE TIME OF THE "SNOW REVOLUTION": LEGITIMATION AND DELEGITIMATION OF POWER

Author(s): Oleg Vjacheslavovich Riabov
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Cultural history, Civil Society, Diplomatic history, Social development, Sociology of Culture, Post-Communist Transformation, Sociology of Politics
Published by: Издатель Наталья Докучаева
Keywords: the Motherland; the maternal symbol; symbolic politics; the Post-Soviet Russia; legitimation of power; delegitimation of power; Russian protests (2011-2013);

Summary/Abstract: The article dwells upon the using of the symbol of the Motherland in the discourse of the Russian protests 2011-2013 (the «Snow Revolution»). The author analyses legitimation and delegitimation of power as forms of the symbolic politics. The first part of the article is devoted to role of the symbol of the Motherland in Russian culture. The next section concentrates on employing the symbol in legitimation of power. In the third part the author demonstrates how the protesters exploit two modes of delegitimation of power with the help of the symbol: the «populist» and the «liberal».

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 64-81
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Russian