Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1818-9601 (Print)
ISSN 2541-8998 (Online)


Basic Model of the Interaction of Civil Society and State under the Conditions of Globalization

The article describes the basic model of interaction between the state and civil society institutions. Analyzed international practices of civic participation, on the example of the functioning of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council of France and the US Citizens Jury. Presented by the Russian model «mutually responsible partnership».

Globalizational Context of the Modern Political Process

The author tries to analyze the facts caused by the processes of globalization, Internet-communication, social stratification, and development of mass society which objectively destabilize modern political process.

The Concept «Islamic World» and a Global Context of its Politization

This paper studies the main interpretations of concept «Islamic world» as well as it’s modifications as a result of migration processes in modern globalization. The author observes the crucial factors of politization of «Islamic world» in Western Europe and in Russia.


The article is devoted to the sociological analysis of the social stratification of the Russian society in the context of globalization processes. Examines in a critical way research and interpretative potential neoliberalismo, neo-Marxist, resource and other theoretical approaches disclosed in monographic works. In the aspect of modeling the social structure of modern society represented the views about the relationship between social status and social stratification, social identity, and social mobility that is new to the national social science.


The article shows labor migration forms and their transformation in the context of globalization processes. Special attention is paid to the question of «knowledge migration».


This article studies a different approaches and theoretical frameworks within which they clarify politization of Islam in the modern world. The authors argues non-efficiency of attempts to search of roots of the political reasonability and especially radicalization of modern Islam in the act of Islamic creation. In opposite to this simplifying position, this paper suggests politcal analysis both integration and disintegration potentials of Islam.

Транснационализация средств массовой коммуникации в процессе глобализации

The subject of this research is the transnationalization of mass communication as a phenomenon directly related to globalization. Based on the comparison of the views of different scientists, the author analyzes the place of the media and communications in modern society, in the transition of different social relations (economic, political) of the levels of competence of national States at the international, supranational level.

Возможности и перспективы становления общества знания в эпоху глобализации

The article covers an overview of the main approaches and concepts of globalization, that giving an understanding of development the knowledge society only in the global and information society. The concept of the knowledge society makes it possible to realize the impossibility of globalization without the development of information, communication and network technologies. The opposite is also true. Thus, the knowledge society development and globalization are becoming complementary elements.

Поворот мобильности в современном обществе как образовательный вызов

The article discusses the main idea of the study, that is discovering a number of problems generated by social dynamics and mobility. By using the methodological potential of sociology, the essence and logic of the mobility turn as a metaphor for the development of modern society is demonstrated. The radical changes in sociocultural dynamics that are also achieved by modern social sciences (sociology of mobility and other postmodern concepts) are shown.

Концепции «nation-building» Ф. Фукуямы и Р. Купера и их значение для современной практики нациестроительства

The process of nation-building in modern societies within the framework of national integration is considered in the article from different approaches and taking into consideration analysis and understanding of foreign experience. Special attention is paid to the concepts and views of Francis Fukuyama and Robert Cooper along with their importance for practice of nation-building. An inference is made that today these concepts and attempts to implement them in practice cannot be recognized as perfect and adequate to current challenges of internal and external origins.