Дискуссионные проблемы социологического конгресса
"XV CONGRESS of International Sociological association. Tentative results" features three contributions by Russian participants of the 2002 congress. N.E. Pokrovski dwells on the fate of modernization theory, declining social role of sociology, new posture of sociologists from Latin America, Asia and South Africa, as well as specifics of Russian sociologists' appearance at the event. V.P. Kultygin gives a generalized assessment of the academic event focusing on theoretical and methodological specifics of the congress as reflected in key accents made by prominent participants in respective reports (Martinelli, Domingues, Touraine, Archer e.a.). Conspicuous details of congress organization are mentioned as well. S.A. Kravchen-ko compares Brisbane congress to the previous one in Montreal summarizing his observations in ten positions ranging from sociological theory and methodology to the fact of widening geography of world sociological forums.