This article analyzes the process of returning the city its historical name of Saint Petersburg in 1991. Emphasis is placed on the role of the "Leningrad City Council-21" and his deputies. The history of the emergence of ideas about renaming in 1988. and their development in the period of perestroika brought to life in a survey of residents June 12, 1991. It describes the conflict at the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia at amending the Constitution. It assesses the role of the mayor in the return of the historic name of the city.
The article studies the composition, structure and activities of the last City Council - "Leningrad City Council-21," the 25th anniversary is celebrated in 2015 godu.Analiziruyutsya statistics deputies show specific differences "Lensoveta-21" on the advice of the previous convocations of Leningrad. Shows the organizational and political structures "Lensoveta-21." Addressing contains important "Lensoveta-21", its small Council and the Bureau.
This paper deals with certain principles and examples of conducting network analysis of biographical interviews as a mixed-methods design. It reveals the general idea and special features of the network approach to studying the structure of an academic community based on a corpus of their biographical interviews. The paper focuses on the previous experience of similar research designs, summarizing the opportunities and limitations of such design. The analysis is based on the ongoing project aimed at re-constructing the interaction networks among the key figures of soviet and Russian sociology with the help of network analysis. It is based on the materials of biographical interviews (n=157) collected by B. Doktorov and implemented in the BORIS software.
A review of publication in Russia the book: Jeffrey C.Alexander. The Meaning of Social Life: A Cultural Sociology.