Integral concept of the sociology of life

Integral concept of the sociology of life

Kravchenko S.A.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Head of the Department of Sociology, MGIMO-University; Chief Researcher, Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia

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Kravchenko S.A. Integral concept of the sociology of life. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2017. No 8. P. 163-167


This book review assesses results of Zh. Toshchenko’s decades-long academic efforts. Conceptually, they are presented in his recent book as sociology of life. Novelty of this concept is discussed emphasizing its integralist character, its openness to further refinements. The offered concept, so reviewer, is well built-in into extant outlines of contemporary social knowledge.

integral concept; sociology of life; Zh. Toschenko


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