Distances between macro-regions and integrating modernization stages of the Russia


Lapin N.I.

Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Centre for Socio-cultural Changes Studies, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia lapini31@mail.ru

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Lapin N.I. Distances between macro-regions and integrating modernization stages of the Russia. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 3. P. 45-55




Abstract

The article summarizes the findings related to processes and challenges of socio-economic and socio-cultural modernization in regions of Russian Federation. Fractures in the evolution of the State modernization in the Russian regions are demonstrated associated to 2008-2010 crisis, as well as deceleration, unbalanced information modernization, accompanied by the socio-cultural quasi-modernization. There are observed stable distances between modernization of macro-regions creating risks to the integrity of Russia. The author proposed new insight into the stages of integrating modernization as a way to consolidate Russian Federation. Main obstacles to modernization and ways to overcome them are suggested.


Keywords
Socio-economic and socio-cultural modernization; vectors of modernization of regions; stages of integrating modernization
Content No 3, 2015