A Word to Young Sociological Scientists

The Analysis of the Health and Healthy Lifestyle Phenomena in the Context of Sociology of Culture

Expanding the range of social risks caused by global changes leads to the deterioration in the qualities of society’s psychology and morals. The task of studying health lies not only in medical but also in sociocultural sphere. This determined the importance of a healthy lifestyle as the most ancient social phenomenon that takes on a new meaning and actualizes the investigation aimed at building a paradigm of public health in the context of the sociology of culture.

The Role of Trade Union Organizations of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Public Control Over the Activities of Public Authorities

The article analyzes the activities of various All-Russian public organizations and professional unions of the Russian Federation such as the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Russian Professional Union of Workers of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, AllRussian Public Organization of Small and Medium Entrepreneurship “Support of Russia”. Their main goals and objectives are identified: the maximum protection of members, the promotion of entrepreneurship in the state, establishment of bilateral relations with the authorities, the implementation of public control, etc.

“Model Rural Family” (“Sis yal”) as a Way of Self-Organization of an Elderly Family

The article examines the current regulatory and legal framework of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in the field of state’s social assistance to long-term elderly families. The article focuses on the growing special interest and attention to the social policy of the state to long-term elderly families who have lived together for 50 years or more, who as a socio-demographic category of the population present an insufficiently studied group from the scientific point of view.

Social and Communicative Practices of Interaction Between Institutions of Power and the Population in the Region: Social Factors and Current Trends

This article discusses the interaction of power institutions with citizens at the regional level. The definition of a region is given and described. The results of the study conducted in Saratov region are presented. The results obtained during the survey are analyzed and compared with the studies of other authors and statistical collections. These observations allow us to say that the current level of society’s informatization is not enough for the open model of the interaction between the power and the population.

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.

Social and Labor Conflict in the Estimates of Bank Employees

The development of the digital economy and the introduction of artificial intelligence into the financial sphere of Russia change the system of social relations of the modern bank. On the one hand, the composition of accumulated information resources increases, the nomenclature of technical digital means of labor is updated and the composition of internal subjects of financial organizations expands. On the other hand, in the context of systemic information transformations in the banking sector, the conflict level increases.

Senior Citizens’ Volunteer Activity of as One of the Forms of Active Longevity of Russian Pensioners

This article is devoted to the study of one of the forms of older citizens’ active longevity – a volunteer activity. It is noted that the usual forms of organization of elderly unemployed Russians active leisure (assistance in the upbringing of grandchildren, employment in the garden or suburban area, passion for applied arts, visiting clubs at cultural institutions and social services) no longer meet the interests of modern pensioners. It is proposed to use new forms of active longevity, including volunteer activities.

Early Motherhood as a Problem of Premature Socialization of Russian Teenagers

The article deals with early motherhood as the problem of premature teenager socialization. The age-related mastering of mothers’ social roles by teenager girls is the result of deviating and premature socialization. The boundaries of premature socialization, which society sets for adolescents and the age stages of mastering certain roles are discussed. The problem of early motherhood is shown as a deviation from the established chronology of the events of the socialization process.

Social Tolerance and Social Intolerance: Theoretical and Methodological Conceptualization

The article is devoted to the problem of sociological research of the social intolerance phenomenon. Historically, the social intolerance phenomenon has always been a constant element of social life. The boundary between intolerance as an element of social life in the processes of institutionalization of social groups and the lack of tolerance in its destructive forms is so ephemeral that it is very difficult to define. At present, the problem of the social intolerance level in modern Russian society and the processes taking place in this sphere are very significant.

Social Technologies in the Formation of Positive Social and Psychological Young People’s Mood as a Factor of National Security

The article deals with the problem of negative socio-psychological attitudes between the university teaching staff and the students’ community. The article is based on the empirical research conducted in 2019 in Belgorod, BSTU named after V. G. Shukhov, as well as on the secondary results of the studies on this issue. The analysis of the data made it possible to highlight the important problems in the interaction between university teachers and students.