Institute of Sociology
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The Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISRAS) is a leading social research institution in the Russian Federation. It was created to advance social theory, engage in fundamental social studies and provide practical counsel to better the living conditions of the Russian population.

The Institute came into existence on June 14, 1968 as a further step to expand and develop the Department of Concrete social research of the Institute of Philosophy of the USSR Academy of Science.

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Oleg N. Yanitsky. Remarks and comments on the book: Social Ecology: Society-Nature relations across Time and Space. Haberl H., Fisher-Kowalski M., Krausmann F. and Winiwater V., eds. 2016. Geneva: Springer International Publishing. 610 pp.
 

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The article is not simply a review. Its aim is to combine my reflections on the above book content with my own viewpoints and suggestions related to this rather acute global issue. I consider this book as an encyclopedia of views and concepts on man-nature relationships that cannot be reduced to a single conceptual framework. Then, having restricted my comments on the society-nature relations by the changes generated by the Fourth industrial revolution, I revealed that this aspect is nearly absent in the book under review.


Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences was founded at July, 20, 2017.     
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