Izvestiya of Saratov University.

Philosophy. Psychology. Pedagogy

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Contemporary Russian Society and Social-philosophical Analysis of its Definition

Trunev Sergey Igorevich, Saratov State Technical University
Palkova Valentina Sergeevna, Povolzhsky Institute of Management named after P.A. Stolypin

This paper explores an operationalization of the concepts for contemporary Russian society. Drawing on theoretical frameworks of some concepts such as postmodernism, consumer society, post-industrial society the authors operationalize them. Our findings suggest that contemporary Russian society has a wide range of definitions. It is defined as post-historic, network or information society, postmodern society, etc. The set of different concepts represents Russian society and makes a definitions confusion. Such definitions should be applicable to modern Russian society. Using a particular concept for analysis of Russian society, it is important to compare the concept with our knowledge about society. The concept should not contradict our knowledge of about the society. Based on this presumption, some social-philosophical concepts should be operationalized.


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