Cultural Theory

Mezhuev V.

Kostina А.

Cultural History

Rafikova S.

Applied Cultural Research

Razlogov K.

Astafieva O.


Khitarova I.

Small Encyclopaedia
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Parkhomenko T.


Jafarova S.

Shestakov V.

Zakharchenko Е.
Kudrya D.
Shemanov А.


Shestakov V.

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UDC 351.85
Astafieva O.
Cultural Policy: Theoretical Notion and Managerial Activity (Lectures 1–3)

The author addresses the issues of understanding culture and cultural policy as the topics of interdisciplinary research, the concept of cultural policy as the special type of managerial activity. The stress is put on the interdependence between public understanding of culture and practices of the state cultural governance. The foundations of cultural policy and mechanisms of its implementation are analysed in the context of socio-cultural transformations. The attention is given to principles of the state cultural policy in contemporary Russia that develops in situation of multiculturalism, decentralisation and modernisation.

Key words: culture, cultural policy, cultural governance, cultural needs, cultural values, modernisation, cultural research

Astafieva Olga Nikolaevna,
Doctor in Philosophy, Professor,
Head of the Department for Strategies of Sociocultural Policies,
Russian Institute for Cultural Research,
Vice-Head for Research of the Department for Cultural Research and Business Communications,
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow)
e-mail: onastafieva@mail.ru


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