Polemical notes on purposeful accentuations in alternative social and economic strategy


Kolganov A.I.

Dr. Sci (Econ.), Chair of the Laboratory of the Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia onaglo@mail.ru

Buzgalin A.V.

Dr. Sci (Econ.), Prof., Director of the Center for Modern Marxist Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, Professor of the Department of Political Economy at the Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, Visiting professor, Cambridge University (Cambridge, UK), Peking University (Beijing, P.R. China), and Hainan Normal University (Haikou, P.R. China), Moscow, Russia buzgalin@mail.ru

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Kolganov A.I., Buzgalin A.V. Polemical notes on purposeful accentuations in alternative social and economic strategy. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 3. P. 120-130




Abstract

On the base of a diagnosis set in the previous article of the existing state of socio-economic body of our country, the authors conduct a comparative study of the two possible trajectories of socio-economic development of Russia: (1) strategies focused on restoration and modernization of primarily industrial basis, and (2) the strategy of advancing (leading) development subordinated to priority objectives of developing human qualities (“Economics for humans”). Specifics of the second model are discussed – its objectives and means of implementation, available resources and potential social actors to implement it.


Keywords
Reindustrialization; postindustrial economy; createasphere; creativity; science; culture; strategy for socio-economic development; anticipatory (leading) development
Content No 3, 2014