The article establishes the connection between basic associations, which arise around the term “control”, and the understanding of management as a controlling process. Two basic images are examined, seizure of objects by hand and control of the human organism by consciousness. History of the psychological research of the role of consciousness in the human psyche brings to the conclusion that the controlling role of consciousness is an illusion. But given that the image of consciousness as the controlling structure logically precedes the understanding of the process of social control, misconceptions arising from the former are transferred into management theories, despite being disproved by the psychological science. The article analyses the consequences of this transfer.
The article deals with the research of the theoretical framework for thestructure and operation of the constitutional legal mechanism of the Russian Federation external relations, its legal basis, forms and methods of the operation of the state authorities within its structure. The Author demonstrates that the efficiency of Russia’s external relations in the international arena, the successful implementation of the RF objectives in its international relations largely depend on the accurate and smooth operation of such mechanism.
The article deals with the analysis of atomic energy use legislation, focuses on unresolved matters of legal regulation in this field of entrepreneurial activity. The author formulates some assessments of atomic legislation’s systematization, its role in improving of legal regulation of social relations in the atomic energy use and proposes possible changes needed to be included in the current atomic legislation.
The article analyzes potentials and problems specific to main segments of global civil community to formulate and implement a global agenda of secure and constructive development. Interactions between corresponding segments of global civil community and international governmental organizations, as well as, governments, a based on different, or even polar, approaches, influences and contributions. Scientific and academic communities may contribute to responsible social understanding of risks-provoking global threats and challengers. The modern agenda may be formulated on the basis of compromise- building approaches and a long-term cooperative strategy of all, both civil and public, segments.
The author deals with the complex of unsolved problems connected with the development of the conflict in Turkey. He stresses the history of the opposition, gives an objective picture of the events and shows the links between them. A special stress is made on the topicality of the Kurdish problem, on the transformation of positions of main actors and on the ways out of the problem
Based on the assumption that today the role of higher education is constantly growing in international politics, the article analyseses the development process of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), launched by the Bologna process member–states in 2010. The EHEA presents a certain political choice, a pan European response to common challenges. The author suggests that the Area is currently facing five major challenges: the “à la carte” approach to implementation of its decisions by some members; low geographical consolidation; social and political obstacles to academic mobility; need for wider process ownership; and insufficient world attractiveness of the “Bologna brand”.
Under the influence of "Knowledge- Based Economy" the role and importance of universities as centers of social and socio-economic development has risen significantly. It is not a surprise that position of national universities in the world academic rankings largely reflect the ability of their countries to influence global politics. The authors consider the leading humanitarian universities as a major intellectual recourse and institution of a country. Special attention is given to the problem of distortion of Russian humanitarian universities’ place in world ratings that adversely affect their relative competi-tiveness.
The paper examines the institutional peculiarities of Chinese postgraduate courses and highlights the socio-economic transformations in higher educational system in China. The authors take note of the active demand for new professionals in academic market and in innovation-oriented industries. Chinese government has implemented science policy of the increasing the number of PhD programs, the improving professional training and the quality of scientific research.