Abstract (English):
The textbook was created by a team of authors of the Department of political science of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation and is designed to study the main topics in the field of "political Science". The textbook reflects not only the previously established provisions of political science, but also new approaches to the basic topics of political science. Meets the requirements of the Federal state educational standard of higher education of the last generation. For University students studying in the areas of higher education (bachelor) and studying Humanities, social Sciences, mathematical and natural Sciences, technical Sciences. The textbook can be used by teachers to develop training courses and special courses on basic topics of political science.