The Prospects for Legislative Modeling “Smart Government” in Political and Legal Realities of Russia

Arthur G. Kravchenko, Svetlana F. Litvinova


The article is devoted to the problem of the current establishment and further development of democratic, legal, progressive model of government, based on a fundamentally new approaches to the modelling of the state administration of Russia, the Russian bureaucracy and building of powerful communications through the application of information and communication technologies. Thus, the subject of the research is a new global trend of “smart government”, including the latest global trends in the development of E-Government and the formation of a fundamentally new form of bureaucracy. The author gives a critical evaluation model of E-Government, played by Russian legislation and the system of official electronic resources of Russia, reveals the national peculiarities of the state traditions of public administration, the archetypal features of the Russian bureaucracy, indicating the level of viability of the project "E-Government" in the context of clashes with the real political and legal practices, analyze the latter, highlighting key legislative and infrastructural achievements and problems of the system organization of electronic forms of government communications with which the current IT reform by the Russian government is dealing. In concluding the article, the authors formulate the key findings of the study, the prospects for legislative modeling and development of “smart government” in the world and the Russian Federation.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3p341

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