Democracy vs “Le contrat social”

Tyumen State University Herald. Social, Economic, and Law Research


Vesntik TSU. Sociology (#8 ). 2012

Democracy vs “Le contrat social”

About the author:

Vladimir V. Melnik, Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Professor, Department of General and Economic Sociology, University of Tyumen; eLibrary AuthorID, ScopusID,


The study on the methodological and methodical level the problems of the development and correlation between democracy, social contract and social capital gives the possibility to determinate their role in the evolution of Russia. To determinate the starting conditions of further nonlinear development of mezo, macro and micro social systems on the base of their proper genotypic qualities and to sum up the sociological approach of social contract theory.