In this article on the basis of number of sociological researches the basic characteristics of social consciousness that will determine the success and effectiveness of the introduction of innovative modernization of Ukraine at the national level are outlined.
The influence of the family circle on the modern adolescent, mutual understandingwith parents is analysed in the article on the results of the research conducted in Ukrainewithin the framework of the International WHO study “Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children” (“HBSC”).
The article describes the process of forming the tourists’ image in non-traditional destinations. Using the developments in the field of social constructivism, morphology of city and tourism researches, the authors focus on the transformation of tourism, especially the expansion of space of tourist attractions. On the example of one of the industrial districts of Kharkiv (settlement HTZ) the ways of reconstructing the industrial area as a tourist facility are analysed.
The article reviews the results of long-term research conducted in Kharkov University of Air Force after Ivan Kozhedub. The author defines social and professional potential, describes the basic types of personality of soldier, gives results of sociological study to detect the most common type of personality of soldier, and reveals peculiarities of optimization of management of the process of forming and development of social and professional potential of soldier in the modern army of Ukraine.
The article presents results of the research of factors of stigmatized perception of professions in modern Ukrainian society. The author examines the stigmatization of professions as a result of permanent crisis situation of Ukrainian society, which leads to pivotal turn in the negative and positive assessments of the social significance of professions, which turns on the cognitive, affective and connotation levels.
The features of influence of stratification processes in financial position, income inequality to the Ukrainian population attitudes of Ukraine to the business sphere. The entrepreneurial potential of the Ukrainian society, and the level of readiness of the economically active population for the business depending on the level of welfare and financial position was analyzed.
The article gives analysis of formation and reproduction of the bourgeoisie in the United States. It was found that having low influence of traditional land aristocrats American bourgeoisie took over the functions of dominant elites. This enabled a quick spread of bourgeois values among all the society. The formation of the bourgeois class initially was at the expence of industrialists, planters and farmers. After acquiring by the bourgeoisie the status of ruling class recruitment to this cohort of non-bourgeois began to narrow. However, starting in mid-twentieth century, in the origin of senior managers of corporations the share of middle and working classes is increasing.
The article is based on results of sociological research, which was aimed to study the process of involvement into injecting drug use. Analysis of the data obtained allowed revealing the key factors that contributed to the involvement to injecting drug use, analyzing provocative motives to start the drug use, and to determine the age features of involvemnet etc.
The article analyzes the religion as a multilevel notion is at the level of its content, at the level of quantitative indicators of religiosity, as well as correlations with other indicators. Results of maintence of multilevel approach to the measurement of religiosity based on empirical data of sociological study in Lutsk.
It is a case study of design and empirical validation of indicators of inclination to bias behavior – connotive component of ethnic bias on the four nationalities: Americans, Jews, Russians and Gypsies. For each constructed three indexes: the propensity to institutional discrimination, avoiding direct contact with hostile behavior. It is assumed that the main structural component parts konatyvnoho majority of ethnic bias in Ukrainian society.
The process of implementation of transit potential held by the Ukraine, in the current crisis conditions, the dynamics and structure of transit are analyzed. The problem of transit transport infrastructure, especially custom conversions is considered.
Methodological approaches to the assessment of the food industry at the mezolevel were deepened. The author’s method for determining the level of specialization of regions was justified and approved. The grouping of regions by the coefficient of the regional advance was carried out.
The main quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the regional markets of educational services of Lviv region and Subcarpathian voivodeship of Poland in the context of the competitiveness of our education system to the European are analyzed. Future prospects for the development of the regional market of educational services in the context of globalization are defined.
The article deals with the problem of non-compliance of the legal holding of benefits to political parties in local elections, functional calling of local government. Forced partyzation is considered as a responsible enough strong public interest. It is emphasized that the consequences are significant losses as local authorities, and failure thus ensure the development of political parties.
The publication presents the results of socio-demographic survey conducted by NGO “Centre “Social monitoring” with the NGO “Ukrainian Institute for Social Research after O.Yaremenko on request of the NGO “Ukrainian Center of Social Reforms” in the framework of the project United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) “Research of demographic factors of social changes”, which is a component of the Technical Cooperation Programme between UNFPA and the Government of Ukraine for 2006 – 2011.