Socio-Cultural Modernization in Russia: Norms and Values System Shift
The issue of the correspondence between the cultural features of different countries and regions of the world and their economic growth and social changes has been a debatable subject for quite a while now. What is actually primary in this formulation and what is secondary? What is the exact mechanism of cultural change and its relation to economic development? Is there anything similar across countries and/or anything country-specific that illuminates the versatility of existing forms and ways of development? The analysis of the situation in Russia that follows is one more effort to help answer these questions.