The existing in foreign and national sociological, psychological, economic, and political science literature approaches to defining the essence of the concepts of “trust” and “social capital”, different views concerning the nature and characteristics of the correlation of trust and social capital are analyzed and summarized, the author’s vision of these features is formed. Their peculiar status in relation to one another is determined; the features and prospects of this correlation in future research are defined.
The analysis contained in this article focuses on the problem of the identification “mentality” and “national mentality” and definition of marginality as a one of the characteristics of the Ukrainian national mentality.
The article is devoted to the theoretical articulation of new nonpolitical format of concept “publicity”. The author presents the short review of critical statements of the West European and American social scientists who have analyzed the condition of public sphere development of contemporary cities. Then it is noted a crisis condition of phenomenon “public” in traditional for it spheres of sociality and also summary of the reasons of its decline. Also the attention is focused on on the complex and contextual vision of the phenomenon of publicity. Limitations in the analytical interpretation of the latter in the narrow political sense.
In the article is described the existence and the actualization of territorial subnational identities – local and regional level as a phenomenon of typical for regions, characterized by persistent historical and cultural, economic and social characteristics.
The article analyzes the ethics of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, concerning private property and which are sources of legitimacy of the latter. These standards are defined as sources of social and philosophical sociological interpretations of the legitimacy of private property.
In article the problems of law-enforcement bodies activities evaluation are analyzed, the role of sociological researches in this process is considered. The deformation of law-enforcement system expressed in the rush for escalating of indicators is analyzed. The results of researches on this problem are given, ways of their decision are analyzed. Authors consider the monitoring of law-enforcement activity as one of the main development prospect of the departmental sociology.
Social interest is defined as a rational and value position of the subject (individual/ personality/group/community) concerning provision (preservation/renewal/ enhancement/development) of conditions and ways of its life and behavior in society. System of needs and interests of the subject is depicted in the form of “dynamic sphere”, rotating in the social space of its vital connections and interactions. Modern trends in the group-forming in the terms of socio-structural changes in Ukrainian society are analyzed.
On the basis of the interdisciplinary approach there was investigated the evolution of views on the driving forces of economic development and the role of the individual in this process. The analysis is based on historical and contemporary theoretical achievements of philosophical, sociological and economic thought, reflecting the nature of changes in the perception of economic reality.
In the article are compared the evolution of the basic concepts of property in Western and Eastern Europe in terms of problems and prospects of creation in Ukraine of market economy and civil society. On the basis of the analysis of modern Ukrainian institutional environment the recommendations on ways to strengthen the social position of private property and its legal protection were developed.
Main approaches to define an explanation of ‘scientific school’ are considered. Characteristics, functions and evolution stages of the scientific school are identified as well as its role in development of economic science.
Essentiality of technological development of the country economies in postcrisis time is disclosed in the context of social goals realization. Social orientation of technological policy in the new technological basis forming of economic system is considered.
In the article is analyzed the essence and structure of innovation-investment potential of economy. Main approaches were systematized regarding definition and segregation of main concepts of innovation-investment potential formation in scope of provision of requirements of extended reproduction of economy.
In this article essentiality and features of the concept of core competencies in the innovation system are disclosed. A structure of organization competence of the Department of innovative activity and typology of organization (core) competencies for levels of the hierarchy of management of innovative activity are developed and proposed.
The transformation processes in the field of migration in the context of socioeconomic changes in the Ukrainian society are considered, migration trends in the conditions of global financial crisis are analyzed, the main approaches to the formation of migration policies are suggested.
The article is devoted to the problem of inconsistency of the normative model of formation and functioning of the parliamentary majority to the needs of public-management practices. The instability of the realization of executive power in recent years is considered as over-regulation of the political process. It is proposed to adjust regulations of the national legislation to expand the optionality of formation and functioning of the parliamentary majority.