No 4 (2008)


Sociological Education in Russian Higher School of Social Sciencesin Paris

Bulanova M.B.


The article describes the first model of sociological education developed by N.I. Kareev and M.M. Kovalevsky and implemented in Paris in Russian School of Social Sciences at the beginning of the XXth century.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):5-9
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Eric Wright's Sociological Theory: The Concept of Class Structure, Exploitation and Controversial Class Stands

Novak D.E.


Approaches to class analysis raise a lot of discussions and debates among representatives of different sociological schools and perspectives. Transitional periods change views on forming class structure in the society. The article reviews the theory of neo-Marxist sociologist Erik Olin Wright. In his work Wright paid particular attention to the class analysis of modern societies, namely to the research into controversial class stands and the phenomenon of exploitation.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):10-20
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Occupational Studies among Other Social and Humanitarian Disciplines

Tsvyk V.A.


The author maintains that growing importance of the occupational bias of a personality has led to shaping a new academic discipline pertaining to humanities. The article analyzes its subject-matter, method and functions.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):21-27
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Aloneness: the Potential of Empirical Research

Puzanova Z.V.


The studies of aloneness carried out in recent decades in Russia and abroad are scrutinized in the article. The majority of the research involved is essentially psychological. The research procedure is analyzed. The complexity of the empirical research of aloneness is emphasized. The alternative challenging approaches to the study of the most complicated phenomenon in the framework of sociology are enlisted as well.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):28-38
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Modern Identity: Status, Problems, Perspective

Kurmeleva E.M.


The article analyzes the concept of identity. The author views identity in communication perspective, interprets its basics through communication as well as specifies its forms within the context of global information environment surrounding the contemporary human being.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):39-47
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Outer Labour Migration (as exemplified by the Ukraine)

Nikolaevsky V.N.


The author focuses his attention on the peculiar features of migration processes in the modern Ukranian society. The article analyzes trends as well as economic, socio-cultural and social-psychological risks of outer labour migration. The author emphasizes both quantitative and qualitative consequences of labour migration including intellectual migration.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):48-54
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Transitional Processes in Russia in Late XX - Early XXI Century through Public Fears

Vitkovskaya M.I.


The sense of instability, which has become one of the basic characteristics of public mind in the modern society, manifests itself most obviously in transitional periods, that is why the analysis of public fears is of vital importance in Russia today. The article describes the factors behind social fears in modern Russia and their peculiarities.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):55-60
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Democracy as Part of Values of the Intellectuals

Zhiganova T.M.


The article analyses values of the intellectuals (intelligentsia) in Russia in regard to democracy basing on the data of sociologic research of 1992-2007.The article is based on the secondary analysis of such surveys as «True Russia: Social Stratification in Modern Russian Society»; «Elites and Future of Russia: Regional Perception» and public opinion monitoring in Volgograd Region.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):61-65
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The System of Values of University Students in Transitional Society

Narbut N.P., Trotsuk I.V.


On the basis of empirical sociological research the article compares adopted values among youth in China and in Russia as well as in Russia and in Czech Republic, the states which implement different approaches to social change and emerging market economy.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):66-77
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The System of Values of Chinese and Russian University Students: Comparative Characteristic

Zheng Veydun -.


Russia and China today are going through the period of transformations. The students in both states live in transitional societies which interfere with their lifestyles and systems of values. That is why the research into the system of values of both Chinese and Russian students is of vital importance today - it does not only help to understand the modern youth, their motivation and culture better; but also enables us to define their world-view, main trends of their development; help them deal with their problems. Youth values give an idea of present and upcoming values of a nation as a whole.
RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):78-89
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Building the Kazakh Nation as a Civil and Ethnopolitical Community

Absattarov R.B.


The article considers topical questions of building the Kazakh nation as a civil and ethnopolitical community, the questions widely uncovered in Sociology. The article analyzes the factors behind the union of the multiethnic Kazakh nation. At the same time, much attention is paid to debatable problems as well.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):90-95
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Institutional Premises of Social Partnership Between Managers and Employees Under the Conditions of Socially-oriented Market Economy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Marinova M.A., Kalashnikova A.V.


The article considers basic principles of socially-oriented economy according to L. Erhard's model applied in Germany after World War II. It provides the analysis of their advantages and disadvantages, outlines the main subjects of economic relations and specifies the ways to implement the principles of socially-oriented market economy.

RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):96-103
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RUDN Journal of Sociology. 2008;(4):104-104
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