Reality of the Kazakhstan society:
a sociological project

Shaukenova Z.К.

Institute of philosophy, political research, and religion studies of the Re-public of Kazakhstan

Nysanbayev A.N.

Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Advisor to the Director, Institute for Philosophy, Political Science and Religious Studies of the Committee of Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Аbdiraiymova G.S.

Dr. Sci. (Soc.),Prof., Head of the Department of Sociology and Social Work, al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Shaukenova Z.К., Nysanbayev A.N., Аbdiraiymova G.S. Reality of the Kazakhstan society: a sociological project. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 8. P. 30-37


Sociology in Kazakhstan is passing through institutional change: developmentsof scientific research institutions and learning centers, growing applied studies, emergencein labor market of a new generation of graduate PhD specialists. Basic achievements of lastdecade are presented. What is institutional base of Kazakhstan sociology like? Is the chosenpath correct?

institutionalization; social structure; professional communication; association; sociological community; measurements; university education
Content No 8, 2014