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Belinskaya Е.P. The individual and society problem in Russian sociology in the beginning of the 20th century: socio-cultural and intellectual context

Full text in Russian: Белинская Е.П. Проблема личности и общества в русской социологии начала XX века: социокультурный и интеллектуальный контекст
The Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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The main principles of individual and society nature analysis in Russian sociology in the end of 19th century and the beginning of 20th century are considered. The interrelation and mutual interaction of Russian and French sociological schools are shown. The methodological peculiarities and special characteristics of Russian sociological school that manifest in psychologization i.e. studies focusing on the problem of personality considered as a holistic system developing in the process of interaction with social environment

sociological knowledge, positivist methodology, Russian sociological school, French sociological school, social progress, personality development


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities (Russia) and the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France), project 09-06-95321а/fr.

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Received 2 October 2010. Date of publication: 23 December 2010.

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Belinskaya Elena P. Ph.D., Professor, Department of Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, The Lomonosov Moscow State University, Mokhovaya, 11, str. 9, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Belinskaya, Е. P. (2010). The individual and society problem in Russian sociology in the beginning of the 20th century: socio-cultural and intellectual context. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 6(14). Retrieved from 0421000116/0063. [in Russian, abstr. in English].

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Belinskaya Е.P. The individual and society problem in Russian sociology in the beginning of the 20th century: socio-cultural and intellectual context [Electronic resource] // Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya. 2010. N 6(14). URL: (date of access: 0421000116/0063. [in Russian, abstr. in English]

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