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


Theoretical and methodological bases for the study of modern anti-utopias: Political ideologies as social alternatives in art literature

The article presents an approach to the analysis of modern dystopia as a space for the representation and construction of political ideology. The modern dystopia is understood in the work as a direction of creative thought, which is a cultural example of understanding the ideological and value foundations of modernity, the historical consciousness of society and citizens, as well as possible scenarios for further development and goal setting in the future.

Methodological Peculiarities of Study the Role of Internet Communications in Politics

In this article, we consider methodological difficulties of study the role of Internet communications in politics. We analyze different approaches to understanding the Internet. We draw conclusions that the introduction of Internet communications contribute not only to the transformation and modernization of the political process, but further change of research paradigm of political science.

On the Question of Social Flaneur Origin in the Postmodern Period

The article discusses the history of term «flaneur» origin. The author defines the «social flaneur» term. It is proved that the concept of marginal and social flaneur are not identical. The author presents a fundamentally new approach to the problem of «flaneurism» defining a complex phenomenon not as urban, but social. It displays the specific characteristics of «social flaneurism». The author argues that this term can be used to describe a particular phenomenon that emerged in the XXI century.

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.