Institute of Sociology
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

About the Institute

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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14 of June, 2017 Institute of Sociology RAS held Annual scientific conference "Social reality of modern Russia: experience and problems of sociological measurement". 
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14 of June, 2017 Institute of Sociology RAS held Annual scientific conference "Social reality of modern Russia: experience and problems of sociological measurement". 


Yanitsky Oleg N. The importance of informal practices studies: Reflections on the issue of the ‘Current Sociology’ Monograph 1 (vol. 65, no 2, March 2017)
 

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The article has three aims: to reveal some theoretical underpinnings of ‘formal—informal’ approach in urban studies, to estimate the results of some world-wide comparative research, and to compare with some results of investigation of public participation activity in sixteen European countries fulfilled about 30 years ago. Full text


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Rossiya reformiruyuschayasya: Ezhegodnik [sbornik nauchnyih statey] [Russia in Reform: Year-Book [collection of scientific articles]] / Ed. by M.K. Gorshkov; Institute of Sociology RAS.  Moscow:  Novyiy hronograf, 2016. Issue 14. Rossiya reformiruyuschayasya: Ezhegodnik [sbornik nauchnyih statey] [Russia in Reform: Year-Book [collection of scientific articles]] / Ed. by M.K. Gorshkov; Institute of Sociology RAS. Moscow: Novyiy hronograf, 2016. Issue 14.
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