Modernization theory on the routes of social economic development


Efremenko D.V.

Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia efdv@mail.ru

Meleshkina E.Yu.

Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia elenameleshkina@yandex.ru

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Efremenko D.V., Meleshkina E.Yu. Modernization theory on the routes of social economic development. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 6. P. 3-12




Abstract

Examines the development of Western thinkers to the theory of modernization in 1950-1960-ies. follow-up Analyses the evolution of ideas about modernization, the increasing interest in the diversity of socio-economic development. The main problem of contemporary debates about modernization is seen in the recognition/non-recognition of the normative model of modernity.


Keywords
modernization theory; socio-economic development; modern; traditional society
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