Professional career in science and technology
on sustainability problem


Popova I.P.

Cand. Sci. (Sociol.), Senior Researсher, Institute of Sociology of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Leading Researcher, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia popova-book@mail.ru

DOI: 10.7868/S0132162517120133
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Popova I.P. Professional career in science and technology: on sustainability problem. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2017. No 12. P. 124-134




Abstract

The article is devoted to the professional career in the field of science and technology in terms of changes in its models and influence of factors of social context. This article reviews the ideas and principles of sustainable development, oriented to long-term and humanistic goals, in conjunction with interdisciplinary approaches to the study of careers. It is shown that measurement of career associated with the understanding of coherence and duration in time of the relation (character continuity) of these periods, depending on the external environment, attainability as a possibility of assessing success and development of professional status. Conclusions in the article relate to methodological approaches to the infrastructure of a professional career at various levels, taking into account the capabilities and limitations and factors influencing the formation of ideas about the stages of a scientific career, the indicators of success, efficiency and achievements. A favourable social context becomes the basic condition for long-term and consistent career as a way of accumulation of knowledge, expertise, resources, social ties and status positions.


Keywords
career; sustainability; science and technology; infrastructure

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