The ruling layer in the teachings of G. Mosca, V. Pareto and classics of Eurasianism: comparative legal analysis

  • Anton Vasiliev Altai State University - Russia
  • Victoria Mukhopad Altai State University - Russia
Keywords: Elite, lead layer, ruling selection, political elite, elitology, eurasianism.


The purpose of this paper is to compare the concepts of ruling selection and the leading layer in the works of G. Mosca, V. Pareto and the teachings of the Eurasians. In the course of their work, the authors find common and special features in these ideas and try to predict possible ways of applying the Eurasian doctrine to the Russian political reality. The authors ask about the preconditions for the formation of an original Eurasian view of the elite and the relevance of this concept in modern Russia. In the final part, the authors come to intermediate conclusions of the scientific research, which can serve as a basis for further study of the topic. The work can be useful for legal theorists, elitologists, politicians, as well as those who are interested in the Eurasian doctrine.


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Author Biographies

Anton Vasiliev, Altai State University - Russia

PhD, Head of the Department of Theory and History of State and Law, Professor, Altai State University, Russian Federation.

Victoria Mukhopad, Altai State University - Russia

Master’s Degree in Law, Altai State University, Russian Federation.


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How to Cite
Vasiliev, A., & Mukhopad, V. (2019). The ruling layer in the teachings of G. Mosca, V. Pareto and classics of Eurasianism: comparative legal analysis. Religación. Revista De Ciencias Sociales Y Humanidades, 4(22), 149-156. Retrieved from