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Bogatyreva E. N. The Cultural Conflict in the Context of the Socio-cultural Analysis. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philosophy. Psychology. Pedagogy, 2016, vol. 16, iss. 2, pp. 130-?. DOI:

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The Cultural Conflict in the Context of the Socio-cultural Analysis

The aim of the article is a socio-cultural analysis of the cultural conflict. The conflict is seen as an attributive component of any cultural system. The specificity of the cultural characteristics of the conflict studied in comparison with the social conflict. Clarifies the similarities and differences of social conflict and cultural conflict. The analysis of the characteristics of cultural conflict: culture shock, cultural lag, cultural resistance. The conclusion is that the nature of the cultural conflict is present in the very cultural system, due to its inherent basic contradiction between tradition and innovation. Essential characteristics of cultural conflicts influence the rhythms of cultural processes that determine the stability or decay of cultural forms and systems.


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