Что есть Россия - Запад или Восток?
The epoch after the Decembrist uprising is notorious for the intensive search of Russia in political, economic and social spheres of life as well as in cultural and spiritual identity. In Russia many representatives of philosophical thought disputed over the question, if Russia had a propensity for East or West, otherwise it was distinctive. The problem of Russia`s identification still be urgent at the present time, and it can be examined through the different methods, including the Insitutional Matrices Theory.
Problems linked with the analysis of the impact exerted by underlying institutional and communications matrices on how Russian business communications operate are explored. Development prospects of business communications are shown.
In article Ivan Sergeevicha Turgeneva's public work, as one of predecessors of the Russian liberalism as the public figure who was at the beginnings of occurrence of original currents of the Russian public thought, combining orientation to the western type of social development with penetration accessible only to the great artist into spiritual essence of Russian world is analyzed.
The article analyzes the role of ressentiment in the long-term historical process of Russia’s collective self-identification vis-à-vis “the West”. It argues that ressentiment was persistently generated by the structure of this relationships as long as Russia’s aspiration for an equal status continually proved to be unrealistic. This induced to different discursive strategies that are described in terms of social identity theory as social mobility, social creativity and social competition. As a motivating factor for the development of these strategies, on the one hand, and a recurrent consequence of their invalidity on the other, ressentiment became a considerable driving force of discourse about Russian identity.
In article the questions connected with the analysis of influence of deep institutional, cultural and communication matrixes on functioning of the Russian business communications are considered. Communication between the institutional matrixes defining life of a society as a whole, the communication matrixes regulating social communications, and the matrixes setting frameworks of professional work in sphere of business communications is revealed.
The article is dedicated to the correlation of materialism and relativism in the book ''Knowledge and Social Imagery'', the manifesto of Edinburgh school in sociology of scientific knowledge (SSK) by D. Bloor. In the first part of the text author points out theoretical origins of Bloor's relativisim and examines principles of impartiality and symmetry in order to clarify their role in “strong programme'' in SSK. The analysis of the ''truth'' concept and the problematization of materialistic attitude are used to describe the general features of Bloor's methodology. In the second part, short review of the discussion between Bloor and B. Latour demonstrates that difficulties concerning relativism and materialism are connected with the introduction of the specific concept of causality.
The article deals with the processes of building the information society and security in the CIS in accordance with modern conditions. The main objective is to review existing mechanisms for the formation of a common information space in the Eurasian region, regarded as one of the essential aspects of international integration. The theoretical significance of the work is to determine the main controls of the regional information infrastructure, improved by the development of communication features in a rapid process.The practical component consists in determining the future policies of the region under consideration in building the information society. The study authors used historical-descriptive approach and factual analysis of events having to do with drawing the contours of today's global information society in the regional refraction.
The main result is the fact that the development of information and communication technologies, and network resources leads to increased threats of destabilization of the socio-political situation in view of the emergence of multiple centers that generate the ideological and psychological background. Keeping focused information policy can not be conceived without the collective participation of States in the first place, members of the group leaders of integration - Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Currently, only produced a comprehensive approach to security in the information field in the Eurasian region, but the events in the world, largely thanks to modern technology, make the search for an exit strategy with a much higher speed. The article contributes to the science of international relations, engaging in interdisciplinary thinking that is associated with a transition period in the development of society. A study of current conditions in their relation to the current socio-political patterns of the authors leads to conclusions about the need for cooperation with the network centers of power in the modern information environment, the formation of alternative models of networking, especially in innovation and scientific and technical areas of information policy, and expanding the integration of the field in this region on the information content.