The article summarizes the results of sociological research of ethnographic nature concerning description of modern behavioral practices of men who have sex with men (MSM).
Reconstruction of prevalent behavioral practices of MSM carried out on the basis of evidence of the representatives of the national MSM community for their further consideration in the context of priority setting and strategy improvement of prevention programs for MSM.
The article is devoted to empirical verification of theories of institutional-ism of rational choice and cultural modernization in part of explanation of process of democratization by them.
At the same time statistical analysis is carried out at the country level, rather than respondents. As an empirical base are used statistical data of UNDP, expert opinions of Freedom House and the results of Global Values survey.
This article is an attempt to find a basis for the systematization of the most famous variants of theoretical constructs of the conflict proposed by Western social science.
To achieve this goal, the author refers to the analysis of the publications of the leading representatives of conflictological direction of modern social science and known experts in the methodology of science.
The paper presents the main results of sociological research devoted to the study of the gender in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The study was conducted at the department of psychology and pedagogy of Kharkov University of the Air Force named Kozhedub in 2012–2013 years.
Analysis of the results of the study showed that the Armed Forces of Ukraine prevails harmonious type of soldier-women. It is characterized by a balance of professional and social structure in social and professional potential of the individual.
The article examines the sociological construct of the profession and its varieties in the theoretical and methodological context.Proven that there is an eclectic understanding of the profession as a social phenomenon: the main feature is not enough careful attention of scientists to the isolation from the labor activity of a person of concepts: profession, occupation, qualification, position, working place, profession, specialization.
Takes place a small number of studies of the structure of professions; unclear prospect of studying the subject of sociology of professions with different interpretations of the conceptual apparatus etc.
The article analyzes the problems of modernization of higher education in the context of the Bologna Process.It is noted that during the transition to credit-modular system Ukrainian universities face several challenges: significant difference in the curricula for bachelors and masters; remaining of “Specialist” qualification; organization of individual work of students; not solved issue of providing “internal” mobility of students and teachers; low level of financing and others.
It is emphasized that further modernization process within the Bologna process involves expansion in Ukrainian higher educational institutions of practice of concluding of parity partnership bilateral agreements on compatibility educational plans and courses in accordance with the requirements of Ukrainian standards and high European quality of disciplines and directions of study.
This article analyzes the empirical research of development of CEOs career in the West. The paper singles out a number of common and distinctive features of Western European and American CEO about their social background, education,and features move up the career ladder. Discovered the influence of firm size on turnover and occupational mobility of top managers. It is shown age-related features to achieve top executive positions, length of stay on it.
In the article authors bring results over of analysis of development of guard of intellectual property as to the constituent of scientific-technological potential of the system of health protection of Ukraine with a further exposure and description of the proper tendencies. Presented propositions to improve state policy more efficient use of intellectual property for the development of national medical and pharmaceutical industry and the quality of health services.
Over the past two decades labor relations have undergone dramatic changes everywhere in the world. As noted by the World Commission on Social Aspects Globalization has given impetus to the process of profound changes that affect everyone. Standard employment relationships lose their positions. The changes occur-ring in the world have led to new forms of employment. Although these changes have increased flexibility of labor market they have a negative impact on the stability of labor relations in general. Global economic changes in the world inevitably raise the question of Kazakhstan labor law modernization which involves updating the legal framework of regulating relations in the sphere of wage labor and a conceptual change in the ratio of regulatory and contractual regulation. This article examines the problem of the relationship of employment relations with the norms of labor law in the context of market conditions in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
This article analyzes the peculiarities and the extent of shadowing of economic relations in Ukraine are considered its consequences through the prism of actualization of social risks of Ukrainian society.
Outlined the basic risks of shad-ow economic activities, including corruption of the state apparatus, low role of law and the judicial system, the formation of layer of shadow oligarchy, abuse in the budgetary sphere, increasing unemployment, unfair redistribution of wealth.
According to the results of the survey are analyzed attitudes of different groups and strata of the population to the independence of Ukraine, the celebration of Independence Day, the dynamics in the responses regarding support of the independence.
This publication analyzes the results of a survey of the population of Ukraine about socio-economic well-being and social and political moods and the prospects of improvement of social health and state health for the nearest ten or fifteen years.