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

social policy

Policy regarding fertility and healthy lifestyles in Russia: Features of incentives for citizens

Social and demographic problems associated with an increase in the birth rate and the number of citizens leading a healthy lifestyle have many intersection points both in the field of health and in the fi eld of socio-economic relations. Projects to improve fertility indicators and healthy lifestyles, presented in strategic documents and relevant policies, refl ect diff erent attitudes of the authorities towards stimulating citizens.

Social Obligations of the Russian State in the Economic Crisis and Worsening Geopolitical Situation

The article discusses the process and specificity of formation of the social state in the Russian Federation. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of the implementation of social guarantees of the state in the economic crisis and worsening geopolitical situation.


The article is devoted to the study of specific socio-economic policy of the State with respect to vocational and employment of retirees by age. Defined and meaningful are characterised by innovative strategies to promote the employment of retired citizens.

Реализация социальной политики на региональном уровне (на примере Саратовской области)

The article examines the state and specifics of the implementation of social policy by studying Saratov region. Social policy, aiming mainly at ensuring well-being and all-round development of individuals and society, as a whole, presents itself as one of the key activity directions of both the state administration and local governments. This policy is implemented by state-made decisions, social events and programs.

Современная семья с больным родственником как объект помощи и субъект самопомощи в зеркале социальной политики

The article discusses how the state interacts with the family as a social institution through the prism of the state family policy. The paper also monitors processes behind changing vectors in the area of family policy development in their historical dynamics, which, in its turn, reveals the negative aspects of implementing family policy in paternalistic and liberal directions. The author examines key features of the family policy modern model in the Russian Federation.