sociological research

Medical tourism in Russia: Design of sociological research and prognosis

The article considers medical tourism in Russia as a social phenomenon. The design (development of a program, hypotheses, methodology) of sociological research is proposed, which involves understanding the existing and obtaining missing information about the investigated social phenomenon. In solving these problems, it is important to understand that the genesis and development of medical tourism are infl uenced by quite numerous social factors (often acting in directly opposite directions) that actualize social reality in the time period of one to two years ago.

Professional satisfaction of the medical institutions staff: Theory and practice of sociological study (Based on the case-study of the polyclinic of the Clinical cardiological dispensary, Saratov region)

The article, based on the results of a sociological study (a sample survey of employees of the territorial polyclinic of the Regional Clinical Cardiology Dispensary within the framework of monitoring the quality of work, in March-April 2022), reveals the main trends in professional satisfaction assessments by employees of the polyclinic. Theoretical and methodological conceptualization of the concept of professional satisfaction enabled to develop a working defi nition of the management and indicator scheme under study.

The essence and content of the state youth policy in the field of patriotic education of youth (On the example of the Saratov region)

The article analyzes the essential characteristics of the directions of implementation of patriotic education in the fi eld of state youth policy in Russian Federation. The problem of the disadvantages of this activity is studied. It is concluded that despite the eff orts made and the work done, the current state of the formation of patriotism of Russian youth is characterized as a problematic one due to the ongoing transformation of the values and norms among the younger generation, the inconsistency of the work of the authorities, educational institutions and the media.

Practices of entrepreneurship women’s in the region: Generational aspect

The article presents the results of the authors qualitative sociological study of the age specifi cs of the key components of women’s entrepreneurial activity. The focus of research interest is based on the identifi cation and analysis of the key factors of female entrepreneurial activity in terms of age in relation to Saratov region. The authors used the method of analytical induction (“method of typical cases”).

Sociological conceptualization of patriotism from the perspective of studying the effectiveness of youth policy

The article analyzes the concept of “patriotism” as a social and moral principle that determines the attitude of citizens towards their country. This attitude is considered within a complex set of feelings, knowledge, value orientations, attitudes, actions, usually articulated as love for the motherland. The procedure for identifying the eff ectiveness of youth policy indicators showing the presence / absence of patriotism is studied.

Sociological measurement of the effectiveness of state national policy in the Russian region: Theory and practice

The article is devoted to measuring the effectiveness of the state national policy in Saratov region by means of using sociological methods and practices. The most commonly used method of obtaining social information in such studies was the combination of quantitative (questionnaire) and qualitative (expert survey) methods. The study revealed a number of trends in the development of the ethno-confessional situation in Saratov region. The results of the mass survey indicate a low and increasingly declining level of both national and religious conflicts in Saratov region.

The Experience of the Empirical Research on Social Intolerance

The article is devoted to the problem of the empirical study of the phenomenon of social intolerance. The analysis of the results of sociological studies conducted in the USA and Western Europe in the second half of the XX – early XXI centuries is given. The relevant dimensions of tolerance are the subject of the ongoing debate. Scientists do not agree on the question of whether measuring tolerance in different ways is important for identifying the origin of tolerance.

Social Intolerance in Modern Russian Society: The Regional Dimension

The article is devoted to the sociological research of the modern Russian society’s social intolerance phenomenon in the regional dimension. The article is based on the results of the sociological study conducted in 2019 by the sociologists of Saratov State University. The model of measuring the attitudes to different socio-demographic groups involved a range of scale positions from the degree of maximum acceptance to total distance.

Trust to the Authorities in the Regional Context: Sociological Measurement

In article on the basis of results of sociological poll of the Saratov region the level of trust of residents of the region authorities of various levels is analyzed. During the analysis direct correlation link is revealed: the level of the power is higher – the level of evaluation of quality of work of its representative is higher. High level of approval of Russian President activity is revealed. So, nearly 70% of inhabitants of the Saratov region completely or mostly support and approve his activity.

On Estimates of the Leadership Elite-constituent Authorities at the Regional Level

The article considers the essence of leadership in the modern Russian situation, based on materials of sociological research analyzes some characteristics of leadership, the Russian political elite sostavlyayuscheysovremennogo management at the regional level.