Introduction to new Russian book on the theory of reproduction
The thirty-eighth issue of the collection includes two sections: "Theoretical Problems of Economics and Institutional Transformations", "Applied Problems and Practice of Institutional Reforms in Russia". They contain materials relevant to the economy of modern Russia
The tradition of circuit-flow (der Kreislauf) models from Quesnay up to Sraffa belongs to so called thematic traditions, by terminology of G. Holton. It requires perpetual historical and analytical reconstruction for continuous development. In this article new circular-flow scheme is proposed and analyzed.
On the basis of generalization of history of the economic thought within XVIII - XX centuries (from Quesnay up to W. Leontieff and Sraffa) a heuristic way of circular flow theory development is proposed and established
New version of the theory of reproduction, based on the switched mode of reproduction unexplored till now is offered.
In his article Alexander Pavlov investigates a phenomenon of the porno-industry called ‘porno chic’, emphasizing American cinema of the 1970s. His hypothesis is that porno chic is an attempt to present pornography as high art, and analyzes crucial fi lms of this movement, pointing out changes that occurred to the notion in time, and, by pointing out its weaknesses he shows why this genre didn’t take a signifi cant place among other phenomena of high and mass culture.