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Competitiveness and competitive field in the sphere of higher education

G.F. Shafranov-Kutsev, E.M. Cherkashov
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G.F. Shafranov-Kutsev is Dr.Sci. (Philosophy), scientific director of university e-mail:; and E.M. Cherkashov is Cand.Sci. (Sociology), doc. e-mail: at Tyumen State University


Presented is analysis of the sphere of higher education, based on research of important socially significant functions of universities. The research is of theoretical character, and the main material of it is modern scientific and scientific publication discourse. The key method is qualitative content-analysis of various kinds of texts, related to research topic. Proposed is the notion of “competitive field” for in whole presentation and description of modern globalized hypercompetitive society and needed by it higher education. Also analyzed is the process of formation of modern Russian competitive field of the sphere of higher education, and in connection with that elaborated is desirable variant of evolution of such. Conclusion is made, that of special importance are further studies for identifying socio-cultural attitudes of competitive oriented and competitiveness of Russian youth.

Key words: sphere of higher education, competitiveness, hypercompetition, competitive field, sectoral (branch) market-oriented competitive business fields, competitive fields of locuses, global research universities, support universities.



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