Social Self-Organization as Cohesion Driver in Socio-Cultural Sphere




communities, social cohesion, social self-organization, socio-cultural sphere, synergetics, trust, values


Introduction. The actual problem of social cohesion development demands appropriate methodology tools which are in the sphere of social synergetics. Thus, theoretical and practical aspects of social self-organization can reveal the drivers of social cohesion and, accordingly, sustainable development of society (in particular, the socio-cultural sphere). Purpose and methods. The article aims to analyze based on synergetic and cognitive approaches mechanisms and drivers of social cohesion, which can be the phenomena and processes of social self-organization. The methods of the article summarize the results of previous studies of social cohesion and suggest the development of further interventions using the methodology of social synergetics. Results. The investigations in the sphere of social synergetics, in particular, social self-organization studies, could be effectively applied in the socio-cultural sphere for the sustainable development of civic society. Conclusions. It was shown that the broadening of socio-cultural space changes the medium of social self-organization by the action of new control parameters on the minds and emotions of the people and respectively of an appearance of new attractors of self-organizations. The competition of the attractors in the non-linear medium can create a new complex structure with dynamic stability when conditions of such concurrence are kept. Global challenges of today require not only researches but also practical methods of implementation of value-based social changes for the development of trust and social cohesion at the different levels of social organization communities.

Author Biographies

Marja Nesterova, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Kyiv, Ukraine

Professor, DSc

Iryna Dobronravova, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Kyiv, Ukraine

Professor, DSc


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How to Cite

Nesterova, M. ., & Dobronravova, I. . (2022). Social Self-Organization as Cohesion Driver in Socio-Cultural Sphere. Socio-Cultural Management Journal, 5(1), 58–73.