The article presents a comparative analysis of societal characteristics ofmodern historical eras and postmodern disclosed the content of modes of social andsocietal identities and based on the data ofmonitoring of societal changes is high-lighted the regularities and peculiarities public transformation in Ukraine.
The article deals with social actionresearch. The typification of social action on factor analysisbasis was offered: emotional action, rational action, reference action, status action. The group-clustersof actors, that practice that types of actions were presented: feminine, universal, masculine, dependentand androgine clusters.
The social action that takes place in private and professional spheres wasdifferentiated.
The article is devoted totheoretical and methodological bases of research of Ukrainian students’ leisure as factor of cultural capital’s construction. Phenomenon of leisure, its connect withsocial agents’ norms, values, strategies and practices, through which cultural capital is constructed, arebeing analyzed by author.
The conclusion about research perspective of leisure as the way of socialspace differentiation, particularly –as the way of cultural capital construction, is suggested.
Shown the essence of various sociological approaches to the study of peculiarities of life ofpeople with functional disabilities of health, proved the perspectivness of use of complex sociological approach for determination of the socio-psychological aspects of self-identification of this category ofpopulation and the perception of them by the environment.
The article analyzesthe role of large capital ownersin Ukrainian economy. Found that in mostareas of the Ukrainian economy is dominated by national private capital, which is the basis of GDP(60–65%). Thanks to Ukrainian large capital owners became possible a reconstruction of technologicalandcooperative relationsbetweenproduction units.
Formation of large capital is concerned mainlywith black metal and engineering. However, recently a locomotiveof Ukrainian economy isagriculture.
The main tendencies of functioning of corporate structures in the agricultural sector –agricultural holdings, outlined the economic advantages and disadvantages of their activities.
From thisperspective are substantiated modern features of the agricultural holdings impact on socio-economic life of rural areas in the context of achieving harmonious development of agriculture and social justicein rural areas.
The article presents the results of a study of problems of destructive transformations in theinstitution ofprofessionalism; shows the mutual impact of the crisis of professionalism and theinformation crisis; justified the development of an efficient information space in terms of interpersonal interaction and professional trust.
In the article exposed priority of social questions at development of integration processes.
Offered and grounded directions of improvement to the social orientation of co-operation of Ukraineand Republic of Byelorussia in an innovative-technological sphere.
The article analyzes the dynamics of health and recreational practices of Ukrainian citizensduring the years of market reforms on the basis of data of long term sociological monitoring of socialchanges in Ukrainian society, conducted by the Institute of Sociology of NAS of Ukraine and theEuropean monitoring project “European Social Research.”
Analysis of empirical data demonstratesunsatisfactory state of health care system in Ukraine and poor level of populations’ health. This is aserious threat to the future development of Ukrainian society and to the quality of human potential.
Approaches of scientists to essence and intellectual capital structure, his correlation with apersonality cognitive capital are generalized. Theoretical conception of personality cognitive capital, methodological bases of his research are formed.
Directions of influencing of personality cognitivecapital on socio-economic development and life standards for people ofcountry and regionsareanalyzed.