Algorithm of archaization in contemporary world politics (desynchronization

Author(s):  V.A. Muzalevskiy, no, no, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University), Moscow, Russia, muzalevksij.v.a@my.mgimo.ru

Issue:  Volume 46, № 4

Rubric:  Topical issues of political science

Annotation:  The article analyzes the phenomenon of archaization in world politics and identifies its algorithm in contemporary circumstances. It studies two main modes of archaization – dissociative (archaization as fragmentation and/or decay) and temporal (archaization as synchronization with past political practices and conditions). The paper makes a conclusion that it is impossible to use each of these logics separately due to limitations in their heuristic value. During the synthesis of dissociative and temporal modes, it emphasizes the complexity of the design of the archaization as a two-stage process – the temporal order desynchronization with subsequent disintegration trends and its synchronization with the patterns and practices of the past, broadcast through the institutional memory of polities. The work builds a model of desynchronization in world politics, which is tested on the case of the concept of Hungarian mafia state. This model can become a relevant explanatory framework for both state and societal actors of contemporary world politics.

Keywords:  archaization, world politics, fragmentation, temporal order, desynchronization, societal actors.

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DOI:  10.18413/2075-4458-2019-46-4-766-773

Reference to article:  Muzalevskiy V.A. 2019. Algorithm of archaization in contemporary world politics (desynchronization). Belgorod State University Scientific Bulletin. History. Political Science, 46(4): 766–773 (in Russian). DOI 10.18413/2075-4458-2019-46-4-766-773