"Catch-up" model of modernization: theoretical and historiographical issues

Authors: Suzdaleva T.R., Fedorov K.V. Published: 15.10.2013
Published in issue: #5(7)/2013  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2013-5-67  
Category: The Humanities in Technical University | Chapter: Historical Sciences and Archaeology  
Keywords: modernization, industrialization, "catch-up" model, "organic" model, government, society

The main features of the "catch-up" and the "organic" models of modernization are considered, achievements and contradictions of the Soviet modernization of the 1930th are analyzed. Based on the theoretical and the historiographical analysis concluded a unique possibility for modern Russia to use advantages of "catch-up" and "organic" models of modernization.