Парадоксальная глобализация: вперед к прошлому или назад к будущему?
The article describes the evolution of ideas about globalization in the social sciences. Analysis of the existing definitions of globalization shows that the real complexity of this phenomenon can not be theoretical understanding of the old methods of social-scientific knowledge. In the context of Russia and several other transforming societies processes of globalization reveal the symbiosis of the newest capitalist and pre-capitalist economic relations. All this makes it particularly valuable knowledge about the mechanisms and patterns of functioning of the pre-capitalist economic systems, the elements of which continue to be played in a single world economic space.