Сreative potential of the phenomenon of marginalization in sосio-cultural discours. Methodological approaches and explications

Keywords: marginality, social medium, lumpen, social contradictions, marginal communities, social and cultural changes, social and cultural sphere, creativity, creative component


Nowadays the Ukrainian crisis society directs man to the creative realization of the individual, but at the same time does not provide specific resources for it. At the present stage of the development of philosophy in the era of the global, social and spiritual crisis, it is becoming important the formation of a new ideological paradigm of a marginal personality that requires research in the field of philosophy and cultural studies. New models of life, moral values, and different worldview emerge through marginality, that’s why the phenomenon of margin is always relevant. The marginal personality is important for any society at all stages of its development and in various forms of its manifestation. The social contradictions are compounded by the growing scale of margin in the society. They form the basis for the deployment of global crises, which consequences are unpredictable from the standpoint of modern science. Perhaps, marginality is a condition, which produces the changes of the social and cultural sphere. The article doesn`t emphasize the nature of these changes, but it should be taken into account both inner (at the level of the value core) and outer; both positive, promoting the development, and negative, leading to the destruction. The accent is made on the activity oriented nature of the marginality, which is able to provoke changes and force a subject to innovations. The marginality has also a certain demonstrative (indicative) character. If the essence and increase of the marginal entities in the social and cultural sphere are captured, we can prove the inevitable changes, the acceleration of the social dynamic. That`s why the marginality is able to provoke social and cultural changes but also be an indicator of the social and cultural sphere state. The above defined updates the socio-philosophical analysis of the peculiarities of margin in the context of globalization, determinants and mechanisms of social transit of the marginalized communities into the integrated socio-cultural space.


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How to Cite
Martynova, S. (2019). Сreative potential of the phenomenon of marginalization in sосio-cultural discours. Methodological approaches and explications. Grani, 21(11), 94-100. https://doi.org/10.15421/1718157