Is stable development of Russia possible while market liberalization is imposed?
The main purpose of this article is to facilitate interdisciplinary discussion of globalization and specifics of its development in different regions and countries of the world.
One of the main consequences of globalization today is political, social and economic standards of life characteristic to the United States
of America and Western Europe propagating into the rest of the world. The problem of this propagation is that it is accompanied by the
shadowy aspects of American and European mass-culture, like drugs, family disintegration and personal behavior, considered to be
subnormal in traditional societies. History and roots of this standards of Anglo-Saxon core of the global world will not be discussed,
because it requires a special article devoted exclusively to this subject matter and its significance to understanding the essence of modern
globalization. We want to consider effects both positive and negative of globalization and modernization on traditional societies and
whether these effects were planned by this core of the global world in order to support its mercantile interests...more