International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education

Analysis of the Main Trends in the Development of Civil Society Institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2016 - Volume 11 Issue 7, pp. 2203-2212
  • Published Online: 01 Sep 2016
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Reference: Sharivkan Z, Rakhmetulina BS, Naurysbaev EA, Nukiev BA, Aimukanova AM. Analysis of the Main Trends in the Development of Civil Society Institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Int Elect J Math Ed. 2016;11(7), 2203-2212.
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Reference: Sharivkan, Z., Rakhmetulina, B. S., Naurysbaev, E. A., Nukiev, B. A., & Aimukanova, A. M. (2016). Analysis of the Main Trends in the Development of Civil Society Institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 11(7), 2203-2212.
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Reference: Sharivkan, Zardenbek, Bagdat S. Rakhmetulina, Erlan A. Naurysbaev, Berik A. Nukiev, and Aiym M. Aimukanova. "Analysis of the Main Trends in the Development of Civil Society Institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education 2016 11 no. 7 (2016): 2203-2212.
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Reference: Sharivkan, Z., Rakhmetulina, B. S., Naurysbaev, E. A., Nukiev, B. A., and Aimukanova, A. M. (2016). Analysis of the Main Trends in the Development of Civil Society Institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 11(7), pp. 2203-2212.
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Reference: Sharivkan, Zardenbek et al. "Analysis of the Main Trends in the Development of Civil Society Institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, vol. 11, no. 7, 2016, pp. 2203-2212.
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Reference: Sharivkan Z, Rakhmetulina BS, Naurysbaev EA, Nukiev BA, Aimukanova AM. Analysis of the Main Trends in the Development of Civil Society Institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Int Elect J Math Ed. 2016;11(7):2203-12.

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyze the main trends in the development of civil society institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2008-2015. Emphasis is placed on the dynamic and problems of operation of mass media, public organizations, and local government bodies under the domination of authoritarian factors in the political system. It was found that the structure and functions of the civil society in Kazakhstan have enhanced significantly over the last decade. Civil society institutions in this region often oppose nondemocratic methods of government control, especially in the field of information. The current state and problems of development of the civil society in the region were determined based on a comprehensive analysis of the regulatory framework. It was found that the legal regulation of the establishment and operation of civil society institutions in Kazakhstan should be optimized to provide an independent information environment, to expand the tools of public policy, and to establish an effective local government system. To that end, this study investigated the respective world experience. The results of the study highlight the essential features and give practical recommendations for improving the political and legal mechanisms of civil society institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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