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


Lapin N.I.

Corresponding Member of RAS, Chief Rresearcher, Head of thе Center for Sociocultural Changes Studies, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Science, 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