review of inastruments for defining vector of the change

Kravchenko S.A.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Head of the Department of Sociology, MGIMO-University; Chief Researcher, Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia

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Kravchenko S.A. Crisis: review of inastruments for defining vector of the change. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 4. P. 148-151


Analyzed are results of the 11-th conference of European Sociological Association, approaches to interpretation of contemporary global crisis. According to the author, the participants of the forum were able to offer theoretical and methodological tools to analyze deeper changes happening in the world. Special attention is paid to the analysis of vulnerabilities arising as a result of the formation of a complex society. Proposed humanistic turn is discussed as intellectual foundations for a new sociological paradigm.

crisis; criticism; change; new vulnerabilities; becoming complex society; unintended consequences of transparency; humanistic turn
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