Simplified social practices as an adopting means to complex socium


Zarubina N.N.

Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Prof., Department of Sociology, Moscow State University of International Relations of the MFA of Russia (MGIMO-University), Moscow, Russia n.zarubina@inno.mgimo.ru;

ID of the Article: 5714


For citation:

Zarubina N.N. Simplified social practices as an adopting means to complex socium. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 5. P. 37-46




Abstract

Modern society is becoming increasingly complex, which requires new ways of adapting to the diversity and quick transformation. The pace of social change often lag behind the actual readiness of the society and its citizens change. Therefore, a response to the challenges of complexity simplification becomes, expressed in standardization (reduced to the simplification in the consideration of social practices) and backup as local trends within the overall process of structural complications.


Keywords
complex society; daily life; simplification; standardization; archaism
Content No 5, 2014