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Modernization of the Empire. Social and cultural aspects of modernization processes inRussia Modernizat︠s︡ii︠a︡ vo imi︠a︡ imperii

sot︠s︡iokulʹturnye aspekty modernizat︠s︡ionnykh prot︠s︡essov v Rossii

Published by URSS in Moskva .
Written in Russian / Русский язык

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The process of Russian modernization as alternation of imperial and liberal models of modernization is considered in a monograph, in which an imperial model is a dominant, and liberal only additional, compensative. Nasha a historical misfortune consists in that Russian modernization is instrumental in not so much included of Russia in modernity, how many to strengthening of feodal'no-imperskikh grounds of the kul'turno-civilizacionnoy system. Modernization in the name strengthening of empire results in the redistribution of vital energy of man from the sphere of daily occurence in a sphere society or religious megaproektov, creates the world, where a man is the improvised mean only, and strengthening of empire is a great purpose. Whether it is possible to tear this vicious circle, show a country out of imperial track, to tear an umbilical cord, relating it with an impersko-feodal'nym legacy, and to release a man from service Empire, to Due and Power – here that circle of questions, on which we try to answer in this book.
A book is intended for kul'turologov, historians, sociologists, all those, who is interested in the processes of Russian modernization.
Freie Universität Berlin
S.N. Gavrov S.N. Gavrov Monograph « Modernization of the Empire. Social and cultural aspects of modernization processes in Russia».

First Sentence

When asked why the author has created an interest in issues related to the transformations of modernization in Russia, the answer is simple. Russian «bird-troika», all the 70's and most of the 80-ies of the dull ramble on raznovelikim party meetings and dissident kitchen, by the end of the 80's - early 90's ozhila - so as ozhila. Rvanula right off the bat, so yes, that flew from a drop rider (former Soviet republics), the will, and who got in her captivity at different stages of Russian history. And suffered. And we have - his contemporaries - captures the spirit, kaleidoscopic changes not only the world around us, but our lives, ourselves. Here it is - a new stage of Russia's modernization.

Table of Contents

Preface 4
Chapter I Two models of modernization 9
Article I The phenomenon of modernization 10
Article II The imperial and liberal model of modernization 38
Article III The historical sequence of Russian modernization 73
Chapter II The Anatomy of Russian traditionalism 129
Article I The traditional mind: the mental and cultural 130
Article II Proper and exists in the Russian tradition 168
Article III Feudal / Kvazifeodalnaya empire as a form of social self-Russian cultural and civilizational system 210
Chapter III Modernization and sociocultural processes 251
Article I Sociocultural situation in Russia after 252
Article II System and disistema. Scenarios and Perspectives 292
Conclusion 317
Literature 323

Edition Notes

Gavrov Sergei (Sergey) Nazipovich was born in 1964 in the city of Gorky (USSR). Doctor of Philosophy, cultural studies, political scientist. Senior Research Fellow sector sociocultural processes and systems of the Russian Institute for Cultural Research. Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology MGUDT. Author of five books and over one hundred scientific articles included in the collection of the Library of Congress (Library Of Congress), the world's leading libraries and universities (Harvard, Turabian, Chicago, APA, MLA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Freie Universität Berlin). A member of the editorial board of the journals «Personality. Culture. Community» (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences) and the «Psychology elite». In the area of scientific interest - the problem of modernization of transformations in different hypostasis, including political, demographic, educational, social and cultural as well as the philosophy of education. Professor Gavrov on the short list of the most well-known advisory in North America and Europe, Russian scholars and politicians, best reflected in their political life of Russia in the years 1994-2003.
Russia, the empire, history, politics, social processes, modernization, politicheskaya theory, sotsiologiya social change, filosofiya history of national identity Russian idea, democracy, human rights, Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, Nicholas I, Nicholas II, Lenin, Stalin, Brezhnev, Andropov, Gorbachev, Yeltsin,
colonial studies, the revolution, Europe, America, Asian studies, alteration

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HN530.2.A8 G385 2004

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