Article title Civil Society in Ukraine as a Prerequisite of Modern Ukrainian Constitutionalism: the Notion and Trends of Development
Name of magazine Legal journal «Law of Ukraine» (Ukrainian version)
Issue 4/2014
Сторінки [17-25]
Annotation The article defines the notion of civil society in the context of modern Ukrainian Constitutionalism. It is treated in this context as a free, humanist, democratic, based on the rule of law, individual-oriented, structured and self-governed society where individual and personal freedoms are the biggest values. The author views civil society as a prerequisite of modern Ukrainian Constitutionalism and outlines the following trends of its development: evolution of the institute of private property; the tendency to increase human dimension and environmental awareness; the tendency to enhance socio-humanitarian bases of civil society; the tendency to humanization of human society as well as keenness on political science and informatics.
Keywords civil society, modern Ukrainian Constitutionalism, Constitutional legal freedom of an individual, trends of civil society development.