Conception of eco-social knowledge revisited

Conception of eco-social knowledge revisited

Yanitzky O.N.

Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Prof., Chief Researcher, Institute of Sociology of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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Yanitzky O.N. Conception of eco-social knowledge revisited. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 4. P. 3-13


The article characterizes the situation in the cognitive process, substantiates historical necessity to develop the concept of ecosocial knowledge, deals with the agents and stages of this type of scientific production, its spatial and temporal parameters. The article contains list of major cchallenges made to this branch of knowledge by the very course of historical process.

ecosocial knowledge; dynamics and spatial-temporal parameters of production; socio-ecological metabolism; interdisciplinarity; geopolitical situation; challenges
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