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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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ACADEMIC CULTURE OF GENERATION "Z", I.E. PEDAGOGY STUDENTS’ PRACTICE OF BEHAVIOURS THAT PART OF ACADEMIC CULTURE

Arleta Hrehorowicz, Magdalena Gietka

Public health - problems and challenges

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The aim of the content contained in the article is to present the results of the author’s research on academic culture among the representatives of generation “Z”. The subject of this study is the degree to which SGGW pedagogy students practice behaviours that are part of academic culture. The authors [...] Read more.

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MEDIA AS A SOURCE OF RISK TO PUBLIC HEALTH

Bogusław Dziadzia

Public health - problems and challenges

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The subject of article focuses on the ethical role of the media in creating a threat to public health. The discussion attempts to answer the question of how the media and broadly understood mass communication while performing several pro-social functions, can pose a risk to public health. I emphasize [...] Read more.

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IN SEARCH OF A BIOCENTRIC DEFINITION OF INTELLIGENCE. PLANTS ARE SMARTER THAN 'SMART MACHINES'

Krzysztof Mudyń

Culture, technology and man in the age of new media

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The author, referring to the classic definition of William Stern, proposes that intellgence should be understood as the ability to actively and effectively adapt, ensuring the continuity of existence in time while maintaining the relative identity of the species (system). Such an extended definition [...] Read more.

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THE IRONY TECHNIQUE AND THE SUBJECT - CHANGES OF EXISTING STATE OF AFFAIR IN THE PHILOSOPHICAL AND PEDAGOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

Monika Miczka-Pajestka

Culture, technology and man in the age of new media

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The article dwells over the problem of putting the man as the subject in the world of multiplicity and diversity, thereby in the matter of many orders simultaneously. It indicated the current circumstances of primacy of technique and technology in the existing social norms and cultural spaces, which [...] Read more.

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STAR, IDOL OR CELEBRITY? HYPERPRESENCE OF POP CULTURE MUSICIANS

Magdalena Szpunar

Culture, technology and man in the age of new media

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The article concerns the process of democratization of fame and hyperpresence of musicians for whom it becomes a strategy in the era of overproduction of one-season stars and celebrities. The article puts forward the thesis that obtaining the status of a star, including a music star, and the popularity [...] Read more.

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THE CUTE POWER OF SWEETNESS. KAWAII CULTURE AS SOFT POWER OF JAPAN

Marek Sokołowski

Culture, technology and man in the age of new media

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The article draws attention to an important element of contemporary Japanese culture, which is the kawaii culture. Over the past thirty years, Japanese popular culture products have been massively exported, sold and consumed throughout East and Southeast Asia. The expansion of the cute Japanese animated [...] Read more.

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CYBERCRIME IN THE ERA OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE STATE. ANALYSIS OF SELECTED PROBLEMS

Mateusz JUREK

Structures, tasks, actions

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The article describes the phenomenon of cybercrime in the era of digital transformation of the state. The author analyzed selected problems related to the emergence of new types of cyber threats. He compared the definitions of cyber-security and cybercrime in different theoretical approaches. He presented [...] Read more.

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ON THE SEARCH FOR NEW INSTRUMENTS IN POLISH SUCCESSION LAW

Natalia LUBAŚ

Structures, tasks, actions

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract Polish law of succession requires changes. It should be adapted to contemporary socioeconomic needs. Preparatory activities should include comparative law research. Noteworthy are the regulations of countries such as France, Spain and Italy. It is about adapting foreign solutions to Polish conditions [...] Read more.

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EMPLOYMENT IN THE FRAMEWORK OF TEMPORARY WORK: DE LEGE LATA

Krzysztof KRYSIAK

Structures, tasks, actions

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract Temporary work is one form of flexible employment. In recent years, it has gained considerable importance bringing benefits to both the employee and the user employer. This paper presents the legal regulation of temporary work. It points out the essence of this form of employment and its three-party [...] Read more.

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MULTI-LEVEL NETWORKS OF INFORMAL STRUCTURES THE POTENTIAL HIDDEN BETWEEN TASKS, ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS

Włodzimierz CHOJNACKI

Structures, tasks, actions

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The issue of multi-level networks of informal structures is relatively new in sociological, psychological and economic literature. The difficulty of learning about this subject of research results not only from the complexity and situational character of interactions at the micro-social level, but also [...] Read more.