Crisis of the modern world: new forms of sociality

Crisis of the modern world:
new forms of sociality

Neklessa A.I.,

Chairman of the Commission on the social and cultural globalization; member of the Bureau of the Scientific Council “History of World Culture” at the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS); Head of the Laboratory for Geo-economic Analysis, Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences,

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For citation:

Neklessa A.I. Crisis of the modern world: new forms of sociality. – Polis. Political Studies. 2012. No. 2. P. 70-84. (In Russ.)


The author claims that contemporary society is experiencing, on the one hand, a system crisis of modernity era and, on the other hand, a complex multidimensional transformation filled with intricate and somewhat contradictory phenomena and tendencies. An attempt is made to describe this eclectic post-secular reality.

postsecularity; modernity; crisis; transformation.

Content No. 2, 2012

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