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TECHNOLOGY – VALUES – SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (Some Reflections on Changing Relations, Meanings and Social Practices)

Lech W. ZACHER

UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY – THEORIES AND INTERPRETATIONS

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1–2 (88–89) 2016 Publication date: 12 May 2016

Abstract Narratives concerning technology and values relations requires an in-depth analysis of these two categories and also their contextualization. In social practice technology and values undergo significant changes, often revolutionary. They take systemic forms and they interact with each other. Since the [...] Read more.

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METHODOLOGICAL ANARCHISM AND ITS COGNITIVE VALUE

Magdalena SZPUNAR

Transformacje cywilizacyjne – między wiedzą, wrażliwością i wyobraźnią socjologiczną

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (112) 2022 Publication date: 30 March 2022

Abstract The aim of the article is to present the basic assumptions of Paul K. Feyerabend's epistemological anarchism. The article presents the value of methodological anarchism for the cognitive process, methodology and development of science, as well as the controversies associated with the application of [...] Read more.

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RECONFIGURATIONS IN THE WORLD SYSTEM – BETWEEN THE OLD DRIVING FORCES AND NEW NETWORKS

Lech W. ZACHER

Global Problems – Future – Politics – Values

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (78-79) 2013 Publication date: 13 November 2013

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OBSTACLES TO SUSTAINABILITY – IN PUBLIC DISCOURSE (the Case of a Transitional Economy – Poland)

Lech W. ZACHER

National Cases Augmented

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (94-95) 2017 Publication date: 30 November 2017

Abstract Requirements for the sustainability in economy and society should be tailored to a given country or region. General models which often dominate in academic discourse are an important part of necessary social knowledge (of decision makers, media, NGOs etc.). They are formulated in universally relevant [...] Read more.

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PERCEPTIONS OF NATO TROOPS FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF CIVILIANS- LOCAL AND NATIONAL DIMENSIONS

Wioleta BRYNIEWICZ, Żaneta STASIENIUK

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract Nowadays one of the aspects of the military is civil-military cooperation (CIMIC). The authors point out that an overlooked aspect of this cooperation is the way it is perceived by the civilian population. The aim of the publication is to diagnose the opinion of the residents of Szczecin about NATO [...] Read more.

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THE POSTGENDER FUTURE OF THE RULE OF LAW

Waldemar Hoff

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract This article aims to assess the consequences of the postgender movement on the rule of law. It asserts that, despite small number of non-binary population, postgenderism serves as a litmus test for the functioning of the rule of law. On the one hand, its expansion constitutes the right move in the ongoing [...] Read more.

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INFORMATION SOCIETY, NETWORKED INDIVIDUALISM AND INTIMACY PRACTICES

Agnieszka RYCHŁOWSKA-NIESPOREK

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The description of the changes that intimacy undergoes today must take into ac-count the micro-sociological analysis of the mechanisms of creating interpersonal relationships in various areas of social life. In the information society, the Internet and communication technologies enable one to create [...] Read more.

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EDUCATIONAL PATHS OF YOUNG POLES IN THE PROCESS OF REACHING ADULTHOOD

Jolanta GROTOWSKA-LEDER, Marcin KOTRAS

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The paper aimed to analyse the transition into adulthood of young adult Poles, with particular attention to their educational experiences. The investigation frameworks are several theoretical perspectives, including concepts of the life course, the institutionalisation of the life course, reaching adulthood [...] Read more.

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WORKING ENVIRONMENT OF DOYENS OF WORK SOCIOLOGY IN THE ERA OF POLISH PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC

Elżbieta KOLASIŃSKA

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The paper tackles the issue of academic work of Polish doyens of work sociology. The authors present selected aspects of their academic work and its determinants. Project methodology is set out, along with research experiences of academics in the period of communist Poland. Their professional experiences [...] Read more.

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GAMES FOR FUTURE WORLDS. CONTINUATION TO FOLLOW

Alina Betlej

Memories from the future

Publication language: Polish

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Numer specjalny Lech W. Zacher in memoriam

Transformations No. 3 (118) 2023 Publication date: 29 September 2023

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FANTASY–NUMISM STORY. ROBOT NUMISMATIST OR MEMORIES FROM THE FUTURE

Lech W. Zacher

Memories from the future

Publication language: Polish

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Numer specjalny Lech W. Zacher in Memoriam

Transformations No. 3 (118) 2023 Publication date: 29 September 2023

Abstract The story was first published in Numismatic Bulletin, No. 2-3 (100-101) in 1975. The present version is a reprint of the original text. Read more.

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MEMOIR OF PROFESSOR LECH W. ZACHER

Krystyna LEŚNIAK-MOCZUK

Publication language: Polish

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Numer specjalny Lech W. Zacher in memoriam

Transformations No. 3 (118) 2023 Publication date: 29 September 2023

Abstract Memories are sometimes fleeting. However, it is worth recalling the memory of those who have passed away. Their legacy always remains with us, even if we are not aware of it. In the text I remember a great scholar, Professor Lech W. Zacher. An outstanding and unique individual. In it I recall the moments [...] Read more.

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NETWORKS OF INFORMAL STRUCTURES IN EDUCATION

Włodzimierz CHOJNACKI, Adam KRUK, Anna RULKIEWICZ, Alina BETLEJ

Publication language: Polish

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Numer specjalny Lech W. Zacher in memoriam

Transformations No. 3 (118) 2023 Publication date: 29 September 2023

Abstract Knowledge about the flow of data and information on the functioning of the network of informal structures of public institutions in sociological, psycho-logical, economic and pedagogical literature is still at the stage of early structur-ing, not to say amorphous or metaphorical in relation to needs [...] Read more.

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN JUDICAL PROCEEDINGS–SOME REMARKS ON SWEDISH JUDICAL PROCEDURE

Małgorzata SKÓRZEWSKA-AMBERG

Publication language: Polish

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Numer specjalny Lech W. Zacher in memoriam

Transformations No. 3 (118) 2023 Publication date: 29 September 2023

Abstract The use of modern digital technologies enabling real-time video and audio transmission has had a significant impact on the functioning of societies, including public administration. During the COVID-19 pandemic, court hearings conducted partly or completely remotely necessarily became a reality in many [...] Read more.