Non-material capital: on the research methodology

Non-material capital:
on the research methodology

Beliaeva L.А.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Acting Head of the Center for the Study of social and cultural changes, Institute of Philosophy of RAS, Moscow, Russia

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Beliaeva L.А. Non-material capital: on the research methodology. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 10. P. 36-44


Basic notions, structure, forms and levels of non-material capital seen as a unity of human, cultural and social capital are discussed. Data of all-Russian surveys permitted to look into the state of social capital in the context of Russian society modernization. A conclusion is argued for that transition to innovative development is only possible with the growth and cultivation of non-material capital and its main component parts.

non-material capital; cultural capital; human capital; social capital; symbolic capital
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