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Mogilevich B. R. Some Aspects of Social Communication Phenomenon Evolution. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Sociology. Politology, 2020, vol. 20, iss. 1, pp. 23-26. DOI:

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Some Aspects of Social Communication Phenomenon Evolution

The article is devoted to sociological reflection of social communication and channels typology. The chronotypes of communication process – genetic, psychological, and social are considered. The typology characteristics of communication processes in diachronic and synchronic aspects are presented. It is shown that communication typology reflects the humankind evolution, an individual being a social communication subject. The characteristics of social communication as a process of exchanging meanings in social space and time are given. The goals and social actions in the course of social communication are thoroughly investigated. Communicator’s social actions at micro, midi, and macro levels of social communication are presented. The stages of communication channels, natural and artificial ones, as communicative mechanisms are notified. Particular attention is paid to the Internet as the communication channel of postindustrial information society. In conclusion, the dynamic nature of communication and its channels is stressed.


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