региональная экономика и развитие территорий
The article presents the preliminary results of the study of the influence of “smart city” concept on strategic planning documents at the regional level using the example of the city of St. Petersburg. Based on the analysis of expert discussion documents regarding the evaluation of regional budget programs carried out in 2019, we conclude that the expert community involved in the evaluation of state programs of St. Petersburg conveys techno-centric understanding of smart city, which is translated into strategic planning documents. This happens despite the citizens' request on the development of a human-centric model of smart city, similar official rhetoric and the city's civil servants' preparedness to dialogue with citizens reported by previous studies.
Key words: smart city, Saint Petersburg, strategy, budget programs
The article examines the existing in Russia scheme for the disposal of solid household waste, shows a new scheme, planned for use in the Arkhangelsk region within the framework of the EcoTechnoPark Shies project. In order to clarify the attitude towards the EcoTechnoPark Shies project and the possibility of organizing separate waste collection, a sociological survey was conducted among the population of Russia. To solve the problems of utilization of solid household waste, the application of the principles of a circular economy is proposed, options for adaptation and motivation of the population to solve this problem are considered.
The article presents the results of a comparative analysis of the preschool inclusive education implementation practices in small and large cities of Russia. Three cities of different status and different territories are identified and compared. In these cities, all-roundquestionnaire survey among practicing teachers and leaders of preschool education was carried out.The main differences in the respondents' ideas about the basic problems of preschool inclusion development are revealed and possible causes of the identified problems are determined.The research results provide an opportunity to draw preliminary conclusions: in the smaller cities the views of practicing teachers about the problems of inclusive preschool education differ greatly from the views of their colleagues from the large cities.