Journal section "Sociology and social practice"

Specifics of modernization in Russia’s regions

Aksenova O.V.

5 (35), 2014

Aksenova O.V. Specifics of modernization in Russia’s regions. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2014, no. 5 (35), pp. 69-77. DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.5.35.5

DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.5.35.5

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The article analyzes the specifics of modernization in the Russian regions. The author studies modernization in connection with globalization, that is, with the formation of global networks, high-tech core and archaic periphery. The article shows the main trends of modernization in the Russian regions, identifies the role of local government in their formation. In addition, it reveals a number of specific features of modernization in Russia; in particular, a complex combination of a protective attitude towards innovation and focus on development in local communities. Besides, the article pays special attention to the role of traditional value orientations in the decision making process at the local level


modernization, local communities, global networks, protective attitudes, value orientations

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