ERIC Number: EJ748666
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Nov
Reference Count: 4
Education: The Resource for the Consolidation of a Civil Society
Filonov, G. N.
Russian Education and Society, v47 n11 p37-46 Nov 2005
Contemporary Russian society is going through complex stages of internal change and integration into the world civilizational process. This process includes profound structural and functional changes in the economic, sociocultural, and intellectual spheres. Under these conditions, Russian society is observing the emergence of a whole complex of urgent theoretical, social, pedagogical, organizational, and administrative problems. To address these issues, the author stresses the necessity of bringing out the creative potential of the key social institutions and legislative administrative links of the state and social hierarchy. In this article, the author emphasizes the need to bring out the essential characteristics of the potential resource of education as a priority accompanying innovative processes of civic orientation in the society by way of the consolidation of the civic positions of active subjects, and their transformation into an integral system of civic values.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Change, Economic Development, Sociocultural Patterns, Social Responsibility, Legislation, Educational Change, Educational Development, Civics, Social Values, Role of Education, Futures (of Society)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Russia