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Civil Society and Private Law

Ludmila J. Grudtsina1
  • 1 Department of Civil Law, Financial University Under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia


In the present article puts forward and discusses the concept of the civil society existence and development in the modern world reality. Author discusses that modern civil society is unthinkable without a complex system of social relations and without state participation (direct or indirect) which can take form of (but not limited to) making and enforcing laws. Such laws may be related to private or public spheres. Author analyze different aspects of civil society activity and its cooperation with different governmental institutes, including questions if civil society being influenced by political system whose current quality determines the development model for society. During discussion authors presents opinions of philosophers, lawyers, scientists and public activists. In the conclusion author explains why civil society can not be understood apart from the state, therefore can not be taken out of the governmental processes and only within state can exercise true freedom and implement interests.

American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 11 No. 11, 2014, 1955-1958


Submitted On: 20 August 2014 Published On: 7 January 2015

How to Cite: Grudtsina, L. J. (2014). Civil Society and Private Law. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 11(11), 1955-1958.

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  • Civil Society
  • State
  • Law
  • Private Law
  • Constitution
  • Democracy
  • Globalization
  • Russia
  • Russian Federation