А Dialogical Paradigm of Power


  • Khachik Galstyan Yerevan State University


dialogical paradigm of power, “soft” power strategy, “hard” power, dialogue communication technologies, paradigm shifts


The article is dedicated to the analysis of various concepts of the origin, interpretation, and strategies for power implementation. The main goal of the research is to identify the paradigm shifts in political theory and justify the relevance of the dialogical paradigm of power. In particular, author discusses the sectional and non-sectional concepts of power, considers the main power implementation strategies under the prism of a dialogical paradigm. Pointing to the limitedness of conflict theories of power the author substantiates that in modern conditions, as paradigm shifts, the whole philosophy of power is changing. The author concludes that in parallel with the formation and development of the information and communication society, the use of “hard” power strategies is significantly reduced. And the new trends of decentralization of the power and wild use of network management technologies, in turn, open up new perspectives for the implementation and application of dialogue strategies realization of power.

Author Biography

Khachik Galstyan, Yerevan State University

Doctor of Sciences (Political Sciences), Associate Professor of the Chair of Theory and History of Political Science, YSU. Address: 0025, Yerevan, 1 Alex Manoogian, Email: khgalstyan@ysu.am



How to Cite

Galstyan, Khachik. 2019. “А Dialogical Paradigm of Power”. Bulletin of Yerevan University D: International Relations and Political Sciences 10 (1 (28):45-56. https://journals.ysu.am/index.php/bulletin-ysu-int-rel-pol/article/view/Vol.28_No.1_2019_pp.45-56.



Political science