Методы социологического исследования
The results of a multi-methods inquiry in evaluating «the successfulness of the modernizing Russia» by 3 different categories of experts are exposed: content-analysis of a sample of texts, published by political experts; on-line focus group interview with mixed sampled «folk experts»; face-to-face interviews with a purpose sample of professional experts in modernization, working at the front edge of scientific research. The data of types 1 and 2 allowed specifying actual «modernization» discourses, while the data of type 3 did narrowing the subject-matter at hand and getting reasons to explicate their negative attitudes onto "modernization" outputs.
This article is talking about state management and cultural policy, their nature and content in term of the new tendency - development of postindustrial society. It mentioned here, that at the moment cultural policy is the base of regional political activity and that regions can get strong competitive advantage if they are able to implement cultural policy successfully. All these trends can produce elements of new economic development.