Civil Society in Russia Facing World Economic Crisis
Sicial Anthropology and Social Work Saratov State Technical University Saratov, Russia
Social Anthropology and Social Work Saratov State Technical University Saratov, Russia
It is obvious that the civil society concerns that sphere where there is a coordination of efforts. One of the questions mentioning a problem of development Civil society is a question of interaction of Civil society and the State. In the present moment there is no universal definition of Civil society that methodologically complicates effective discussion both at level of a scientific discourse, and at level of the analysis of public opinion on the given problem. There are certain ?points of growth? of Civil society in Russia: some of them "are started" spontaneously during public practice; some can be initiated from outside the State. Under condition of world economic crisis the Civil society can be considered as a resource of softening of consequences of crisis and surviving in difficult social and economic situation. The crisis can become a push for development opportunities of Russian originating from new protest and mobilisation practices. Sphere of culture, including mass-media comes forward an important resource for forming of Civil society.