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Simulation-periphery model of Ukrainian social development in the context of modern global transformations


The article dwells upon the analysis of the social world picture’s influence on social subjects’ choice of the trajectory of the socio-historical development.

The main argument presented by the author is that the actors’ social world picture that determines the strategy of the Ukrainian development is formed with the ideas and conceptual constructs that are drawn heavily from mainstream of the Western social sciences.

The simulation and peripheral nature of the Ukrainian development model is demonstrated. The attitudes of the Ukrainian population to this model are explored.

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