International Journal of Social Research


Humanism, enlightenment strategies and the deliberative potential of the democratic development of society

Research Article of International Journal of Social Research Humanism, enlightenment strategies and the deliberative potential of the democratic development of society Viktor Zinchenko Doctor of Sciences (Philosophical ), professor, Head of the Departament of Internationalization & Principal research scientist of Higher Education of the Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. Kyiv, Ukraine. We studied the specifics of post-industrial strategies of social development and transformation of social institutions, government management models in the context of globalization in today’s industrialized systems. The article analyzes the dynamics and prospects of evolution of the self-organizing systems of society, governance, structure and functioning of the algorithm model of direct democracy and civilian government. In planning of the social changes the emphasis should be placed on the analysis of the values and on the analysis of new social institutions that will allow to understand the real mechanisms of the practical construction of a new global society. Institutional revolution should go far beyond the expectations of traditional social theory in depth and breadth. From the point of view of historical progress every new stage of human society evolution is quite different from the previous one that creates prerequisites for new material and spiritual integration of humanity. In the article it is also analyzed the philosophical, educational, economic and political trends, perspectives and forms of further social development on the basis of creation of new forms of humanism. Keywords:  global processes, deliberative democracy, social institutions, transitive development, postindustrial society, ideology, communication, critical theory of society, education, self-organization, transformation of the public sphere ...

The Cinematic Space in Stephen Daldry’s The Hours: A Heterotopian Perspective

Research Article of International Journal of Social Research The Cinematic Space in Stephen Daldry’s The Hours: A Heterotopian Perspective Wenqing Zhao1 and I. Murat Öner2 1MA Student, International Burch University 2Assistant Professor, International Burch University The film The Hours directed by Stephen Daldry is based on an experimental novel in which three women from detached places and eras are interlinked by the book Mrs Dalloway. Given that, its sense of simultaneity and spatial heterogeneity is quite obvious. Adopting the notion of Heterotopia proposed by Michel Foucault, the current paper analyzes the juxtaposed construction of space and time in The Hours. It examines how the editing, recurring imagery and coherent motives in The Hours function in order to construct heterotopian space and to shed light upon central themes such as alienation, sexual identity and death. Through these meticulous filmmaking techniques, the film not only transfers the collapse and confluence of time and space from text to the screen, but also retouches its postmodernist aesthetics and social reflectivity, offering a thought-provoking viewing experience for the audience Keywords: heterotopia, juxtaposition, Michel Foucault, spatiotemporality, montage, imprisonment ...

Fake News in the American Sociological Review Claims that Asian Americans Don’t Really Value Education*

Review Article of International Journal of Social Research Fake News in the American Sociological Review Claims that Asian Americans Don’t Really Value Education* Arthur Sakamoto1 and Yoonjeon Kim2 1Department of Sociology, Texas A&M University, 4351 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-4351 2Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley, 3533 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 Lizardo (2017) seeks to improve the sociological analysis of culture by conceptualizing the distinction between “nondeclarative” versus “declarative” aspects of culture. Lizardo uses this contrast to critique the view that Asian values have any effects on Asian American educational attainment. We show that Lizardo’s summary of empirical studies of Asian American educational attainment is misconstrued. He misinterprets statistical findings and inadequately considers the Asian values model. Lizardo claims that Asian values do not have effects because not all Asian Americans share a Confucian heritage. However, the Asian values model is applicable to many familistic cultures including some non-Confucian Asian societies. Furthermore, Lizardo’s emphasis on the “nondeclarative” versus “declarative” aspects of culture is of limited relevance to understanding differences in educational attainment among youth. Lizardo assumes that values must be “declarative,” but basic sociology stipulates that children slowly internalize their values over the course of their socialization that is heavily influenced by parental values especially in the case of Asian Americans. Lizardo’s dismissal of Asian cultural effects on Asian American educational attainment is uninformed and unconvincing. *This paper is a comment on “Improving Cultural Analysis: Considering Personal Culture in its Declarative and Nondeclarative Forms” by Omar Lizardo, American Sociological Review, February 2017, Vol. 82(1), pp.88-115. All opinions stated herein are the sole responsibility of the authors. Direct correspondence to Arthur Sakamoto. Keywords: Asian Americans, educational attainment, culture ...

Time So Alive

Review Article of International Journal of Social Research Time So Alive Ruth C. Chao and Kuang-ming Wu “Being alive” freely roams. Roaming freedom chants spontaneous coherence. Lively coherence describes lively time. This paper shows spontaneity par excellence at joy in such time so alive. Sections of this paper show such natural coherence of time so alive, overflowing all over, to fascinatingly portray being alive in time so alive. This paper has four major sections, beginning, essential, roaming, and beginning again, plus some interesting minor ones. Keywords: Time, Alive, Being alive ...

Prof. (DR) O. P. MONGA
Freelance Professor of Sociology, OB &HR and United Nations Volunteer (Online)

Dr. Gapsalamov Almaz Rafisovich
PhD in Economics, the head of department of economics and management, Kazan Federal University, Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University.

Dr. Ronaldo Pierre Cavalcanti Lundgren
Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Dr. Teodoro Hernandez de Frutos

Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain, Member board Sociology Mind, Expert ANECA

Dr. Boychenko Mykhailo Ivanovych

Professor, Department of Theoretic and Practical Philosophy at Taras Shevchenko National university of Kyiv

Dr. Dennis J. Mazur
Senior Scholar, Center for Ethics in Health Care, and Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon USA

Dr. Santosh Kumar Behera

Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University

Dr. Mehmet EROĞLU
Firat University Education Faculty, Educational Science Department, 23119, Elazig, Turkey

Dr. Sedat Karadavut
Assistant Professor, Agricultural Structers and İrrigation (Biosystems Engineering), Trakya University/TURKEY

Prof. Agney G K
Assistant Professor, Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla

Dr. Neamtu Adina Claudia
Full professor, University “Constantin Brancusi” Targu-Jiu, Republicii Street, NO.1, JUD. GORJ

Dr. Milena Palczewska
Vice Dean for student affairs, Military Faculty, War Studies University, al. gen. Antoniego Chruściela “Montera” 10300-910 Warszawa

Dr. Santosh Kumar Jha
Senior Faculty, School of Fashion Leather Accessories Design, Footwear Design & Development Institute (Government of India)

Dr. Alireza Miremadi
Dean & Assistant Marketing Professor, Graduate School of Management and Economics, Sharif University of Technology-International Campus

Dr. Kabita Mishra
Senior Research Fellow (Homoeopathy), D.D.P.R.-Central Research Institute for Homoeopathy , (Ministry of A.Y.U.S.H., Government of India)

Dr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sahoo
Scientist, Regional Research & Technology Transfer Station, (OUAT), Semiliguda

Dr. Sagar Chandrakant Jirapure
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Jawaharlal Darda Institute of Engg and Technology.Yavatmal

Dr. Eşi Marius- Costel
 “Stefan cel Mare” University of Suceava

Dr. Zinchenko Viktor Viktorovich
Principal research scientist of the Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine;Professor of the department of management and innovative technologies of social and cultural activities of the National Pedagogical Dragomanov University; Head of the Department of Management of the Ukrainian Institute of Arts and Sciences;

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