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A.Ya. Flier. The phenomenon of prestigious consumption




A.Ya. Flier. Structuring culture according to the methods of social regulation

N.A. Khrenov. A sociological turn in science. About the art of the XIX century: I. Ten's concept as an anticipation of the cultural turn (continued)

V.M. Rozin. Non-traditional, socio-cultural interpretation of the book by Meer Shalev "Fontanella" (ending)



HIGH ART IN MODERN CULTURE (E.N. Shapinskaya'sSection)

E.N. Shapinskaya. "Storytelling" as a form of narrative in Modern Popular culture


A.Ya. Flier. Historical transformation of culture from admiration of the past to aspiration to the future

N.A. Khrenov. A man in a pandemic situation: excursions into history (beginning)

V.M. Rozin. Love in culture and family: yesterday and today (based on the novel by Meir Shalev "Two bears Came out of the forest")

V.I. Grachev. Knowledge and information in modern Cultural Studies: Paradoxes of similarities and differences of content

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Flier Andrey Yakovlevich 
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Chief Research Worker 
Lykhachev Russian Research Institute 
for Cultural and Natural Heritage

Human and Culture: Factors of Congruence

Abstract: The article examines main aspects of social roles manifestation by a human as a culture-bearer, and functioning of culture as a part of human consciousness. Human incarnations as a product of culture, as a consumer culture, as a transmitter of culture, and as a creator of culture are considered.

Keywords: Culture, human consciousness and behavior, socialization and enculturation, lifestyle, customs and traditions, communication and transmission of social experience, tradition and innovation.

[1] For more details see: Flier A.Y. Cultural Milieu: An Attempt of Analytical Structuring. [Electronic resource] // Culture of culture. 2014. N 1. URL: Access date: 1.08.2014.
[2] See: Flier A.Y. Culture Studies for Culture Specialists: a Tutorial for Doctoral Students, Postgraduate Students and Applicants. 2-nd edition. Moscow: Solgasie, 2010.
[3] See: Durkheim, Emile. De la division du travail social. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France 1893.
[4] See, e.g.: Zapesotsky A.S. Problems of Institutions of Socialization in Modern Russia // Pedagogy. 2011. N 9. P. 3-15.
[5] Flier A.Y. Cultural Studies in Education and its Capabilities in Socialization and Enculturation // Towards a Cultural Paradigm of Modern Education / Ed.: A.Y. Flier [et al.]. St. Petersburg: SPbGUP, 2011. (Scientific Notes. Vol. 1). P. 179-193.
[6] Polyakova N.L. The XX Century in Sociological Theories of Society. Moscow: Logos, 2004.
[7] Flier A.Y. Cultural Studies in Education and its Capabilities in Socialization and Enculturation.
[8] Dyakonov I.M. Paths of history. From Early Man to the Present Day. Moscow: Science, Eastern Literature, 1994.
[9] See: Orlova E.A. The Concept of "Lifestyle" in the Context of Socio-cultural Microdynamics // Observatory of Culture. 2011. N 2. P. 28-36.
[10] Flier A.Y. Outline of the Construction of Sociocultural Worldview within the Frameworks of Cultural Studies // Observatory of Culture. 2012. N 4. P. 4-11.  
[11] Orlova E.A. Socio-Cultural Reality: To the Definition of the Concept // Issues of Social Theory. 2008. N 2. P. 160-175.
[12] Malygina I.V. Ethnical and Cultural Iidentity // Abstract of thesis on candidacy for degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Moscow: MGUKI, 2005.
[13] Flier A.Y. Culture as Social Activity Programs Evolution: Instinct - Custom - Rational Behavior // Problems of Social Theory. Almanac of the Institute of Philosophy of the RAS. Moscow: The Institute of Philosophy of the RAS, 2012. Vol. 6. P. 273-284.
[14] Blumer, Herbert, 1951. Collective Behavior // Principles of Sociology. N.Y.: Barnes & Noble.
[15] Bykhovskaya I.M. Cultural Studies in the System of Social and Humanitarian Knowledge // Elements of Cultural Studies: Tutorial. Moscow: Editorial URSS, 2005. P.13-54.
[16] See, e.g.: Pinker, Steven. The Language Instinct. N.Y.: Willam Morrow and Company Inc.,1994.
[17] Habermas, Jürgen. Vorstudien und Erganzungen zur Theorie des kommunicativen Handelns. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1984; Luhmann, Niklas. Die Gesellschaft der Geselschaft (1.2. Kommunikatiosmedien). Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1997.
[18] Cultural Studies. Tutorial for Technical College Students. Ed. N.G. Bagdasarian. Moscow: Higher School, 2012.
[19] For more details see: White, Leslie Alvin. The Science of Culture: A Study of Man and Civilization. N.Y.: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1949.
 [20] Zhukova O.A. Cultural Identity, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Policies of Russia // Knowledge. Understanding. Skill. 2009. N 2. P. 25-30; Urmina I.A. Semantic Analysis of Social Interaction Parameters // Observatory of Culture. 2010. N 1. P. 17-21.
[21] Eco, Umberto. Arte e bellezza nell’estetica Medievale. Milano: R.C.S. Libry & Grandi Opere S.p.A., 1994.
[22] Flier A.Y. Cultural Milieu and Its Social Features. [Electronic resource] Humanities Information Portal “Knowledge. Understanding. Skill”. 2013, N 2 (March - April). URL: Access date: 12.02.2014.
[23] See: Flier A.Y. Structure and Dynamics of Cultural Genesis Processes. // Abstract of thesis on candidacy for degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Moscow: RIK, 1995.
[24] See, e.g.: Pelipenko A.A. Culture and Meaning // Pelipenko A.A. Selected Works on the Theory of Culture. Moscow: Soglasie-Artem, 2014.



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