"Real Estate and Investments. Legal Regulation", the journal

Issue 3 (44), October 2010

LIBERAL-DEMOCRATIC VALUES AND THE MIDDLE CLASS

E.Sh. Gontmaher, member of the management board of the Institute of Contemporary Development

To build up the development strategy of Russia it is important to define both Ч the image of what we expect to get and the institutions that we should build for the realization of this image. The modernization should cover all the spheres of social life: economics, politics, sphere of safety and foreign policy, social sphere. Economic modernization should be held in a very intensive way, plus the government should change its functions. Business can become the human resource for the management in the public management.

Key Words: modernization, democracy, social politics, development strategy.