The state is the unity of its nature, content and form. To make it function better, to act efficiently and harmoniously its mechanism, it requires a well-organized government. Questions relating to the form of the state related to the definition of its territorial build, creating a higher state organs, their interaction with each other and the public, methods of realization of the government. It is one of the most important characteristics of this social phenomenon, as a state.
Theme urgency dictated by the fact that the scientific and legal thought emphasized the importance of the Soviet period basically the "content" of the state, especially its "class" party. It does not always pay attention to the fact that the content "to form", which form is the mode of existence and content of expression that it is a form rather than anything else, is meaningful.
Serious impact on the shape of the state has a cultural level of the people, its historical traditions, the nature of religious worldviews, national characteristics, natural living conditions and other factors. Specificity forms of state also determines the nature of the relations between the state and its authorities with non-governmental organizations (parties, unions, social movements, churches and other organizations
The issue of government forms, their essence and content attracted the attention of many ancient and medieval philosophers (Plato, Cicero, Aristotle, T, Hobbes, John. Locke, Rousseau, Kant, and others.), Scientific works of scientists in the field of State and Law of the Soviet and post-Soviet periods have made a significant contribution to the study of the topic: MI Baytin, SN Baburin, YM Belsona, F.M, Burlatsky, AI Denisov, GV Ignatenko, I.P Elias, IA Ilyin SO STCI, ML Karapetyan, DA Kerimov VM Korelskogo, BS Krylov, MI Kukushkin, AG Lashina, ID Levin, GN Manov, LA Morozova, DD Ostapenko, VS Petrova PG Semenov, BA Starodub, YT Sudnitsyn, NP Farberova, VS Chirkina and others.
But despite this, there is undying need for further study of forms of the state, showing their structure and on the basis of the practice of state-building, carrying out state forms of classification and analysis.