Мировая деревня и мировой город
Leaning against the concept of the power-property, the author analyzes such categories, as world city and world village. It considers them on a global scale, shows problems and the contradictions connected with attempts of the countries of catching up development to master achievement of the developed part of the world
The article analyzes A. Zvyagintsev’s film “Leviathan” on the basis of approaches of modern institutional political economy. With the help of well-chosen images of characters and a thoughtful scenario the repressive state policy to private business, as well as to a person in general, is revealed. Instead of an active business and family life, the power erects the temple of the Leviathan state. This idea was conveyed to the spectators by expressive artistic means.
The article draws attention to the performance of fear stimulating and signaling functions in social systems based on power-property. Within the framework of Soviet communism, two periods can be distinguished: in the epoch of Stalinism GULAG had the key meaning as a “subsystem of fear”, after Stalinism – various disciplinary measures, primarily related to membership in the CPSU. In the post-Soviet period, the subsystem of fear was revived. It includes coercive pressure on business, a corruption trap for the elite, repressions for political opponents, and coercion to loyalty through work. The article shows the indivisibility of power-property and the subsystem of fear.
The article analyzes the current state of the world market of educational services in the field of higher education. The features of the market of educational services in the field of higher education and trends of its development are shown in the study. Authors analyze changes of the major indicators that reflect the general trends of educational services export in the leading exporting countries. Authors emphasize that higher education in the XXI century is one of the areas that can attract direct investments.
The article examines the main characteristics of the institutional structure of Russia: its historical origin and modern features. The attention is drawn to two opposite approaches: Russia is moving in the general stream of modernization, or it is going along a special path opposing the institutions of rule of law. The clashes between Moscovia and the Great Duchy of Lithuania in the past were interpreted as a confrontation between two incompatible civilization: the Asian (state) mode of production and the lawbased society. Six main qualities of the presence institutional core (the matrix of Muscovy) are singled out along with the role of culture as an informal institution and its decisive influence on the development and the countries prospects.
The book is about urban spaces.
There is a situation in the world when some of the most highly developed areas - relatively small size of the domestic regions postindustrial countries had to maintain mutually beneficial cross-border relations with each other. Sometimes the relationship between areas of high development, which take place on different continents are more intense than than therelations with near neighbors of internal but less advanced areas. The international community began to form "centers of influence".These are compact, relatively small, highly developed, interior regions with massive concentration of resurces,: financial centers, the latest technology, advanced educational structure. These areas of high development are called "gateway to the global world" in contemporary global studies They now form a transnational and supranational global network, which acquires the ability to more and more influence the evolution of the world community and its individual components.
For active involvement in global development at all levels need to have Russia ???as a "gateway to the global world." Victor Sergeev a well-known Russian expert in the field of international studies considers the corridor from Moscow toSaint Petersburg the most suitable.
Saint Petersburg in many ways may act as a second Russian "gateway to the global world." As an innovative, scientific and educational center of excellence, Saint Petersburg is among the world's top thirty cities. However, to become Saint Petersburg the second Russian "gateway to the global world,"Saint Petersburg lacks appropriate transport infrastructure and really developedfinancial infrastructure.