Intercultural model of the development of modern cities: a conceptual analysis

  • Olha Horpynych State University of Telecommunications
  • Zarema Ibrahimova State University of Telecommunications
Keywords: multicultural city, socio-cultural development, interculturality, development strategy of intercultural cities, socio-cultural design, sociological support

Abstract

The article presents a conceptual analysis of the intercultural model of development of modern cities, with an emphasis on the selection strategy and activity of axiological approach to developing models of modernization of a modern city, marked specific features of urban culture - multicultural, multipolarity interests, values, needs and opportunities for groups. Revealed that about the virtualization of the social space and the introduction of information and communication technologies, which express a qualitative difference between the interaction of the urban population as a unit of sociocultural stratification of the culture of a particular regional community, are determined by particularly significant factors influencing the formation of the modern sociocultural space of a multi-ethnic city. The tendencies of participation in the formation of the sociocultural space of Ukrainian cities by wide circles of the public with the active and consistent participation of citizens in exercising control over cultural policy are characterized and organizational conditions for sustained feedback from the public and authorities. The theoretical and methodological foundations of the practice of sociological support of the development processes of multi-ethnic Ukrainian urban communities in the context of the implementation of the European intercultural strategy are considered. The emphasis is on solving the problems of a sociological study of the needs of the urban community in the information environment and the complication of sociocultural relationships between the subjects of the processes of modernization of the cultural urban environment. The need for a systematic combination of sociological approaches based on the integration of the concepts of the city’s public space, the resource concept of the city, the concept of socialization, the socio-cultural capital of the city, the concepts of sociocultural identification and urban identity is stated. The author 's case was the conclusion that the processes of maintenance practices for the development of multi-ethnic Ukrainian urban communities in the context of the European strategy for intercultural indicate significant prospects of sociological studies of social and cultural development of the Ukrainian regional multicultural cities. The article emphasizes that the following areas are relevant: the development of research criteria for potentially productive sectors of the development of the sociocultural urban environment and the factors of activation of interested social groups in the context of the implementation of strategies and objectives of the concept of interculturalism.

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Published
2020-07-05
How to Cite
Horpynych, O., & Ibrahimova, Z. (2020). Intercultural model of the development of modern cities: a conceptual analysis. Scientific and Theoretical Almanac Grani, 23(4), 13-19. https://doi.org/10.15421/172036
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SOCIOLOGY