Comparative analysis of objectives and trends in the electoral policy of the Eur...

Comparative analysis of objectives and trends in the electoral policy of the European Union and the Russian Federation in relation to youth

Andrei V. Baranov
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The article reveals peculiarities of goals and trends of the Russian electoral policy in relation to youth in comparison with that of the European Union. The Russian electoral policy is state-centered and conservative and also relies on the state-based principle to protect the youth. It emphasizes the forms of political participation which provide consultative and training functions instead of lobbying political interests. The interactive mechanisms of liaising between the young voters, candidates and electoral commissions are not sufficiently revealed.
Andrei V. Baranov
Doctor of Political and Historical Sciences, Professor,
Kuban State University
Krasnodar, Russia
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electoral policy, goals, trends, comparative analysis, youth, Russia, the European Union
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Baranov A. Comparative analysis of objectives and trends in the electoral policy of the European Union and the Russian Federation in relation to youth. Historia provinciae – the journal of regional history, 2017, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 38–50. DOI: 10.23859/2587-8352-2017-1-3-3

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