Karabuschenko N. B. The phenomenon of the elite: historical and psychological foundations and development paths, 2009
The dissertation is devoted to the study of the problems of the psychology of elites. The paper presents the psychological concept of elites, including the justification of the methodological integrative-elitopsychological approach to the study of the psychology of elites, the categorical-conceptual apparatus, the genesis and development of elitological ideas in different historical periods and in various fields of scientific knowledge, the theoretical model of psychology of elites, the most important psychological features of modern Russian elites (political, business elite and cultural-intellectual), the importance of acmeology for the development of individual positions niy psychological concept of elites. The results of the study can be used in lectures and special courses in elitological psychology, the history of psychology, personality psychology, as well as in the practical work of psychological services in organizing advisory work with students.