9th Conference European Sociological Association

RS16 Russia and Its European Identity

2009-09-03 13:30:00 2009-09-03 15:00:00 Thursday, 3 September 13:30 - 15:00 Contemporary Russia as a Process: Where Does It Lead? Building II, C4.05

Socio-Cultural Paradigm of Labour Under Globalization and Modernization of Society and Economy

This presentation is focused on the problem of relation to labour. This problem is viewed in the context of its evolution in contemporary society under globalization and modernization of society and economy and the role and possibilities of the state to take part in the solution of these problems.
Peculiarities and character of labour in XX-XXI' centuries society are symptoms of the phenomenon "the end of labour". We mean the end of labour in its classical interpretation.
We can consider this phenomenon can be considered as a consequence of scientific and technical progress, information development and the phenomenon of mass consumption society.
We want to discuss the following questions.
Is contemporary labour corresponding with the classical interpretation of labour?
How did this social phenomenon convert? Relation to labour had determined life in the society during many centuries. How did the relation to labour convert in XX centuries?
What are the perspectives of human life in the context of changing labour. What's the connection between changing labour and the system of human values? What can we say about the role of state in the process of development relation to labour, process of convert labour's values in classical interpretation? We know some approaches to the solution of the problem of employment in West-European and Russian history. What methods can modern state use to solve these problems under changing relation to labour? Presentation based on the results of international research in 2008 - 2009.