Scientific section. Sociology

Phenomenon of Marginal Religious Identity: Discourse, Structure

The article attempts at sociological and socio-semiotic conceptualization of marginal religious identity phenomenon. On the basis of previous authors’ researches the conclusion of the existence of thee types of religious identity is drawn: standard and confessional, folk-like and marginal, and of two vectors of orthodox identity: «urban» and «rural». The urban vector of religious identity is distinguished by big rationalism, various hierarchy of values and various discourse maintenance.

The Role of Trust for the Inter-National Agreement Formation in Modern Dagestan Society

Poly-ethnicity of the Russian community, intense internal and external migration flows characteristics of the last decades, complex religious processes of the post-Soviet period and a number of equally important factors contributed to the deterioration of the inter-ethnic climate in multinational territories and the emergence of interethnic and interreligious intolerance against the background of a complex socio-economic situation in Russia. The aforementioned factors are an actual problem for the formation, preservation and maintenance of inter-ethnic peace and harmony.

Intellectual Potential Development as a Promising Area of Work with Young People

The article discusses new approaches to the development of the intellectual potential of young people. The peculiarities and distinctive features of youth participation in programs and competitions aimed at the development of intellectual abilities is studied. Age peculiarities of youth intelligence development from the educational and sociological approaches are analyzed. The content of the phenomenon of «intellectual potential of the youth» is considered, and the young people intellectual potential effective conditions realization within the educational environment is identified.

Social Hostility Sociography: “Provoked” Documents Potential

The article is devoted to the issue of interdisciplinary reflection of historically formed local socio-cultural communities in a state of social hostility. Implementation of research tasks was achieved by the involvement and visibility of the Russian state archive of socio-political history Istpart and GNISO collections. The potential of sociography in relation to “coded” information contained in «provoked» personal documents is analyzed.

Social Responsibility in Russian Generation Social Consciousness Dynamics

Each generation has its own specific social (collective) consciousness and its prosocial forms of self-organization of individuals and groups, social movements and organizations. Social responsibility plays an important role in society’s life and self-organization. The author proceeds from the fact that social responsibility means recognizing the need to follow the generally recognized social and moral values, norms, requirements, reflecting the fundamental needs and interests of society by individuals, groups, and communities in their lives and behavior models.

Low-Income Single-Parent Family. Empirical Analysis

The article is devoted to a panoramic review of incomplete families problems empirical studies results. The dependence of the sociocultural potential of a single-parent family on the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the society social space (regional, ethnic, specific historical, traditional and cultural) is considered.

A Modern Family with a Sick Relative as an Object of Assistance and a Subject of Self-Support in the Scope of Social Policy

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.

Formation of Public-Private Partnerships Innovative Mechanisms as a Part of National Technology Initiative Implementation in Russian Federation

The article deals with new approaches to the development of partnership between the state, business and the Russian education system, built in the logic of the strategy of the National Technological Initiative. The National Technology Initiative (NTI) is essentially an economic philosophy based on activities aimed at creating fundamentally new markets in this country. A large role in the implementation of the strategy is given to private-public partnership, which is made in the form of consortia of institutions for supporting the development of technological initiatives.

Social Solidarity of Men’s Trivial Concepts: The Experience of Qualitative Research

The article considers social solidarity and its interpretation. Social solidarity is a complex and contradictory construct, an objectively existing fact and subjectively experienced feeling at the same time. It is something what can appear in society and become its characteristics. It is assumed that the ideas about social solidarity differ from those already considered in earlier. The results of the empirical research are obtained by means of interview method.

From Morality Crisis to Traditional Family Values Revival of Russians

The material of this article is a part of a scientific Project implemented by an initiative group of Russian scientists since 1995. The article is analytical. The presented materials reflect the modern problem of the Russian state and society, generated by breaking of the existing Soviet system in 1991, the destruction of the communist ideology, and the simultaneous search for new perspectives, meanings and values in the construction of a new Russia.