Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-7671 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1948 (Online)


Team Building in Cross-Cultural Psychology

Organizational aspects of international researchers’ team building in Internet in cross-cultural psychology are considered. For dealing with key words a method including elements of association task and backward translation, Abric’s structural approach and Verges’s methodological tools is suggested. 

Digital Religion

The study of social networks, interactions, and relationships has a long history in academia. That social networks play a central role in religious life of recent society is well accepted by most social scientists. For instance, they are crucial for the recruitment and affiliation of members, the diffusion of religious ideas and practices, motivating people of faith to volunteer and become politically activity. Still, however, much work remains at the level of defining the phenomenon of online religion.

Media Space: Socio-Philosophical Analysis

The purpose of this article is to analyze various approaches to studying the problems of media space in modern society, as well as the definition of clear common characteristics attributed to media space in various theories of media in social philosophy.

Toposes of Modern Society: the Reflection of the Ways of Informatization

The target programme of the author’s approach presented in the article includes the study of the methodological functions of concepts-toposes capable of uncovering the essence of changes in the life space of a society, changes caused by the increasing influence of the Internet. The main stages of the informatization of the modern society are presented in the article by toposes of late industrialism and information toposes of post-industrialism which have emerged in the “post” era.

Сonceptualization of chaos in WEB 2.0 and the chaotic subject of the Web

Introduction. The article considers the theme of chaos, traditional for philosophy, in the perspective of materiality and spatiality, associated with manifestations of WEB 2.0: the stages of development of the global Web, where interactive content and content from the network users themselves prevail. Theoretical analysis.

Parentbehavior styles in the process of internet use by primary school children

Introduction. Due to the progressive increase in the use of the Internet by children at home, the participation of their parents in this process is important. Theoretical analysis. This article presents the materials of domestic and foreign researchers on the interaction of parents and children in the process of using the Internet by primary school students. The term “parental behavior style” is being formed, which includes two main aspects: the degree of parental involvement in the process itself (“parental warmth”) and the degree of their control.