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3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences
3IeCSHSS * 28 June 2019 * e-conference@centerprode.com

PARTNER INSTITUTIONS:
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”, Faculty of Business and Management, Ruse, BULGARIA


Aims and Scope * Organisation * Texts and Participants

3IeCSHSS: CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (PDF) - ISBN (Online) 978-86-81294-02-4
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03

Publisher: Center for Open Access in Science, Belgrade, SERBIA, July 2019

The Conference Proceedings are applied for indexing in the Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI), on 14 July 2019.

All articles published in the 3IeCSHSS: Conference Proceedings are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Authors hold the copyrights of their own articles by acknowledging that their articles are originally published in the 3IeCSHSS: Conference Proceedings.

How to reference the articles? (each article has its own DOI):
Schwartz, D., Galily, D., & Weidong, H. (2019). Privatization of water corporations in the local governments in Israel. In: T. V. Petkova & V. S. Chukov (Eds.), 3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 1-12). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science. https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.01001s

Texts and Participants

001: Privatization of water corporations in the local governments in Israel
David Schwartz, Daniel Galily & Hou Weidong
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.01001s

002: Alternative approaches to determining costs and benefits of further professional education
Tatiana Razumova & Irina Burak
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.02013r

003: Concept of public finance in economic and legal doctrines in the Russian Federation and other countries
Elena Valeryevna Ryabova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.03023r

004: Forecasting in the environment of personal and situational anxiety of orphan children
Lira Vladimirovna Artishcheva
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.04031a

005: Community volunteering: Motives and conditions for social engagement
Svetlana Sablina & Aleksandr Trusevich
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.05045s

006: Social space and the mobile human
Vladimir Chukov & Tatyana Vasileva Petkova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.06057c

007: Gender differences in value orientations and motivation among university students
Svetoslava Bayrakova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.07071b

008: Democracy and society
Valeriano Ramírez Medina
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.08085r

009: Changes in the self-regulation of learning experience after negative self-evaluation of the essay writing task
Anela Nikčević-Milković & Darko Lončarić
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.09099n

010: Education and social capital in the context of postmodern society
Valentina Milenkova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.10111m

011: Social networks as a catalyst of intrapersonal conflicts of students in institutions of higher education
Alla Marushkevych, Nataliia Koshechko & Nataliia Postoiuk
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.11121m

012: Peculiarities of professional motivation of private and public schools teachers
Marina Vladimirovna Naumenko, Evgeniia Evgenievna Rogova & Evgeny Ivanovich Rogov
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.12135n

013: Twenty five years after Popper (1902-1994): Plato and Marx as Social Engineers (Karl Popper’s Criticism)
Kamen Dimitrov Lozev
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.13143l

014: Deep ecology and East-West dialog
Antoaneta Nikolova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.14151n

015: Ideas of national sovereignty and international law
Tatyana Vasileva Petkova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.15161p

016: Dimensions and implications of European-Israeli political relations (1948-1990)
Mahmoud Ahmad Zahra
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.16171z

017: Personal projections of paraparental care on young people
Yuliana Iordanova Kovachka
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.17181k

018: The role of social networks as a research medium in public relations activity
Slavyanka Tomchova Angelova & Lyubomira Vasileva Hristova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.18193a

019: Semantic shifts in the sphere of evaluative units
Tatiana Sallier
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.19201s

020: Social inclusion based on non-formal education
Krasimira Benkova & Vesela Mareva
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.20211b

021: Civil education as a way to the civil society
Boris Filipov Manov
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.21219m

022: “Expansion of the mind” – An implementation of human intellectual progress to understand human history
Daniel Galily
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.22225g

023: Far Eastern spirituality in Europe
Antoaneta Nikolova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.23241n

024: From the heroine of labor to the mother-heroine
Gergana Mirolyubova Popova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.24247p

025: Poverty – The social factor destabilizing national security
Yavor Georgiev & Nadya Vlaycheva Vlaeva
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.25261g

026: Methods used by teachers of literary education working with texts in the Shoah theme
Milan Mašát
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.26271m

027: Influence of theatrical art on children: Theater schools
Prolet Trofonova Petkova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.27287p

028: Students’ satisfaction with public schools in Greece
Maria Okoutsidou
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.28297o

029: Classification and symbols of masses in the conception of Elias Canetti
Nikolay Angelov Tsenkov
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.29311t

030: Social engineering in China
Svetlin Mitrev Odadzhiev
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.30319o

031: Eternal wanderings of the Monad
Anna Delcheva Kaltseva
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.31327k

032: Zionist political philosopher Ze'ev Jabotinsky as a freemason
Daniel Galily & David Schwartz
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.32335g

033: When imagination replaces an absent memory
Nina Zlateva Ilieva
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.33341i

034: Civic society in Bulgaria – Stages, opportunities and limitations
Petya Pachkova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.34347p

035: Spiritual intelligence and its place in modern positive psychotherapy
Lubomira Dimitrova
https://doi.org/10.32591/coas.e-conf.03.35357d

036: Creativity as a miniature of a boundary situation
Petar Radoev Dimkov

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001: Privatization of water corporations in the local governments in Israel

David Schwartz (PhD)
Bar-Ilan University, Department of Political Science, Ramat Gan, ISRAEL

ORCID: 0000-0002-3989-8546

Daniel Galily (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
daniel.galily@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0001-9111-4502 * Researcher ID: D-4390-2019

Hou Weidong (PhD)
Southwestern University for Finance & Business, International Business School, CHINA
ORCID: 000-0002-0675-9929

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 1-12). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The establishment of the water corporations in Israel, which are financial companies that took the place of the Water Departments in the local governments, constitutes a turning point in the relation between the local governments and the citizens. If in the past the local government saw itself as a nonprofit organization that served the community, the reform in the water industry converted the community activity of the municipal sector into a totally capitalist business operation. In the first years of the establishment of the State of Israel, it was clear that the State had to provide water to its residents as a source of livelihood and a basis for agricultural development and the conquest of the wilderness, but today in the era of privatization the precious resource, water, has become a “product” from which economic benefit can be derived and which can even be traded. The local governments acquire water “to the city gate” and then they sell it to the city resident at a high mark-up, with the addition of VAT, when the difference goes to the Water Corporations. The neoliberal approach has reached a basic product such as water, without distinction between the socioeconomic situations of people, while placing the burden on the resident. Many Investigation Committees on the topic of the water sector have noted the improper management of the government, which does not prioritize alternative solutions such as desalination, use of treated wastewater, and re-use of water for industry and agriculture. Instead, dozens of water corporations have been established to be used as collection agents and to place the economic burden on the citizen’s back.

Keywords: privatization, water corporations, local governments, Israel studies.

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002: Alternative approaches to determining costs and benefits of further professional education

Tatiana Razumova (PhD)
tatiana.razumowa@yandex.ru * ORCID: 0000-0001-5726-4136

Irina Burak (PhD)
burakovechkina@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0002-3740-7969

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Economics, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 13-22). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: This article provides new approach to evaluation of employer and employee costs and benefits of further professional education. Based on the results of the survey of MBA graduates of the Faculty of Economics of Lomonosov Moscow State University, it argues the definitions of costs and benefits of further professional education become wider. While making a decision about participation in further education programs workers now consider not just the earnings gain, but also the utility of education that consists, for instance, career progress or job satisfaction increase. For employers several alternative approaches are suggested including costs related to workers’ resignation because of the career progress absence after education and benefits in the form of additional professional duties. These mean that the real value of further professional education is now higher for both employers and employees than it was considered earlier.

Keywords: further professional education, worker, employer, costs, benefits, career path.

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003: Concept of public finance in economic and legal doctrines in the Russian Federation and other countries

Elena Valeryevna Ryabova (PhD)
evryabova@hse.ru * ORCID: 0000-0002-4065-9630 * Researcher ID: O-9459-2015
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Higher School of Public Audit, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 23-30). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Understanding of public finance as a sphere of social relationships by scholars is no single. It develops depending on increasing role of a state government. In Russia public finance is still understood as a set of economic relations aimed at generation and spending of public funds. This concept of public finance reflects in the current legislature. For example, according to the Russian Federation Budgeting Code, a budget is a form of generation and spending of money aimed at funding of functions and goals of a government unit. The mentioned concept of public finance reflects in the RF Tax Code, too. But in the Anglo-Saxon legal and economic doctrine public finance is understood as a sphere of social relations for resource allocation on a par with private finance. And taxes aren’t considered as payments for government services.

Keywords: public finance, public finance law, taxation, government budget, tax law, budgeting law.

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004: Forecasting in the environment of personal and situational anxiety of orphan children

Lira Vladimirovna Artishcheva (PhD)
Kazan (Privolzhsky) Federal University, Institute for Psychology and Education, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
ladylira2013@yandex.ru * ORCID: 0000-0002-9572-1307 * Researcher ID: N-1604-2013

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 31-44). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: One of the important factors for successful socialization of children is developed prognostic activity which may be considered as an activity which is adequate to the manifestation and formation of predictive competence. Children living in family deprivation conditions have problems in communication that can be caused both by negative experience and lack of the ability to objectively assess situations, difficulties in differentiating emotions, in predicting their behavior and the actions of other people. Our research is aimed at studying the specifics of the predictive capabilities of orphans depending on the level of their anxiety. The sample consisted of orphans (20 people) and children raised in families (20 people). We discovered the specificity of correlation between the level of anxiety and predictive competence in the general sample of orphan children, which proves that a high level of general school anxiety and the fear of not meeting the expectations of people make orphans form their predictions within a narrow social context, constructing passive position in predicted situations – that is, in their forecasts, children act as passive subjects who are not involved in resolving the situation. The abundance of greats in the forecasts of orphans in the total sample is explained by their fear of the situation of knowledge testing and by general anxiety at school. The specificity of forecasting in orphans with high and medium levels of general anxiety lies in the invariance of forecasts which determines the risk of deviations as well as in the dominance of infantile behavior patterns in predicted situations.

Keywords: forecasting, anxiety, orphan children.

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005: Community volunteering: Motives and conditions for social engagement

Svetlana Sablina (PhD)
sablina.svetlana@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0003-1306-3695 * Researcher ID: N-8890-2019

Aleksandr Trusevich (PhD student)
alextrusaveeach@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0002-9841-7933 * Researcher ID: O-3068-2019

Novosibirsk State University, Faculty of Economics, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 45-56). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Volunteering as unpaid assistance to an individual or a group of people has great importance for the development of civil society and social welfare. The purpose of this study is to investigate the motives and conditions for social engagement in community volunteering using one of the regions in Russia as an example. In Spring 2019, 25 narrative interviews with volunteers were conducted. The study discovered the complementarity of moral and rational aspects of volunteering activities, as well as the complementarity of formal and informal volunteering practices that strengthen the capacity of the social welfare sector in the local community. Understanding the wide spectrum of volunteers’ motives, not just altruistic but also pragmatic, has practical importance for the development of community volunteering not only in the local but also in the global context.

Keywords: formal volunteering, informal volunteering, community volunteering, motive, qualitative research.

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006: Social space and the mobile human

Vladimir Stefanov Chukov (PhD)
University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”, Faculty of Business and Management, BULGARIA
vladimir_chukov@abv.bg * vlach1@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0002-4544-3708 * Researcher ID: Y-9550-2018

Tatyana Vasileva Petkova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
tatianavas@abv.bg * tpetkova@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0003-4567-8635 * Researcher ID: I-2809-2015

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 57-70). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: This study aims to present that the most visible and drastic changes in the life of modern humans are caused by the globalization process. The main theses through which are analyzed these changes are: (1) the globalization of the structure of social space (properties and manifestations); (2) the risk as a major category of a globalized social space; (3) extraterritoriality of the individual’s personal identity; (4) segmentation and the new boundaries of the global space; (5) the mobile man; and (6) mobility, as a new paradigm of the social knowledge. Because of the dynamic changes in our societies, it is increasingly difficult to use scientific instruments that have been working well in the past relatively more sustainable societies. The old toolbox will become inefficient in relation of the processes that directly affect the human psyche. The more adaptable among us will deal easily with the challenges of everyday life, but people who struggle with quick adaptation will experience mental disorders and will be more likely to suffer from mental diseases, with never seen before sizes.

Keywords: mobile human, social space globalization.

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007: Gender differences in value orientations and motivation among university students

Svetoslava Bayrakova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
asvet@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0003-0319-478X * Researcher ID: G-6668-2014

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 71-84). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine gender differences in student’s value orientations and the role of parental educational influence, specifically the question whether those affect the level of undergraduates’ academic motivation. The Work Importance Study and questionnaires assessing the professional values and academic motivation were administered to university students (208), males and females from South-West University of Blagoevgrad. The results showed that there were gender differences in social orientation. Women scored higher on social values than men did. Among the value orientations, self-orientation and material orientation were found as great importance, predicting university students’ expressed choice for their self-actualization.

Keywords: value orientations, professional values, academic motivation, university students, gender.

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008: Democracy and society

Valeriano Ramírez Medina (PhD)
Nacional Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Mexico City, MEXICO
cipol2@hotmail.com * ORCID: ----------

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 85-98). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Modern societies have gone through a series of transformations through their history, each one of them presents its own processes, giving a particular effect in its evolution, which generates a culture and social structure, giving as a consequence forms of behavior, and cultural, which are reflected in the political, economic and social organization. To explain the behavior of contemporary society, it is necessary to present two important precedents, first the development of historical processes, and secondly the integration of cultural and social processes to the transformation of society. These changes are inscribed within the global sphere in an intimate relation with the effects of crises and the growth of capital, which forces participation within the models of accumulation that is to participate in a particular way in the general conditions of development of capitalism. However, the economic measures that this development requires are opposed to the culture and structures of Mexican society, which has caused the economic processes that mark the needs of capital to not be completed. However, identity exists as an element that crosses in a general way to the current society, which is reflected in the symbolic parts, through customs, traditions, ideology, etc.

Keywords: democracy, identity.

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009: Changes in the self-regulation of learning experience after negative self-evaluation of the essay writing task

Anela Nikčević-Milković (PhD)
University of Zadar, Department of Teacher Education studies in  Gospić, CROATIA
amilkovic@unizd.hr * ORCID: 0000-0001-6216-456X

Darko Lončarić (PhD)
University of Rijeka, Faculty of Teacher Education, Rijeka, CROATIA
dloncaric@ufri.hr * ORCID: 0000-0003-4053-3461

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 99-110). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: This is a longitudinal study relating to changes in self-regulated learning in the field of writing. It included 199 high-school students who wrote an essay and filled out scales, including the components of self-regulation which dealt with failure in school tasks. 32 students were unsuccessful or unhappy with the results when having to repeat essay writing task participated in the second wave of this longitudinal study. During the second attempt, students lowered their evaluation of achievement in writing tasks, their sense of control, feelings of relief and expectation of success were increased. They reduced the use of adaptive learning and writing strategies and increased the use of the external strategy “Seeking and writing by model”. The difference between the results in the first and second wave of research, for all the scales used and confidence in success have been calculated in order to determine the correlation between the established changes in the self-regulation of learning and the field of writing. The increase in the strategies of “Coping focused on the problem” is associated with an increase in positive activating emotions and increase in the evaluation of achievement in writing tasks. A greater use of defensive strategies in order to cope with failure also led to an increase in positive emotions, evaluation, sense of achievement, and the use of the “Planning and self-direction adaptive writing strategy”.

Keywords: self-regulated learning, school failure, coping with school failure, academic emotions, writing strategies.

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010: Education and social capital in the context of postmodern society

Valentina Milenkova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
vmilenkova@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0002-7592-1475

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 111-120). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: A key thesis of this article is that the mutation of postmodern society in response to the changing environment requires serious transformations in education and its structures. Thus, the importance of social capital, which becomes a factor of connectivity, of creating joint activities of individuals, is growing. In this sense, social capital is important because it is a prerequisite for achieving the goals of the actors, and it is born in the unfolding of human relations. In order to have social capital, a person must connected with others because these are the main source of advantage. Therefore, the different communities in which individuals are integrated based on mutually shared interests and activities are of great importance. In this context, education is a stimulus to social capital because it is an important institutional factor for the socialization of the individual, guaranteeing the process of successful inclusion and participation in public life. The article emphasizes the need for a holistic and interconnected approach to social capital and its generation.

Keywords: education, social capital, knowledge, social connections, postmodern society.

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011: Social networks as a catalyst of intrapersonal conflicts of students in institutions of higher education

Alla Marushkevych (PhD)
7591@ukr.net * ORCID: 0000-0002-1969-7771 * Researcher ID: Q-9733-2018

Nataliia Koshechko (PhD)
nkoshechko@ukr.net * ORCID: 0000-0002-1169-6977 * Researcher ID: T-9551-2018

Nataliia Postoiuk (PhD)
natapostoiuk@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0003-3398-220X * Researcher ID: D-9857-2019

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Psychology, Kyiv, UKRAINE

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 121-134). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The actual ideas about the problem of virtual communication of students have been analyzed in the article. Particular emphasis is placed on social networks as activators and catalysts of students’ internal conflicts. Special attention is paid to the factors, criteria, dynamics of dependence on social networks of students. Long-term (more than 2.5 hours) communication through social networks causes prolonged destruction and dependence on social networks. Such contacts cause negative emotions and destabilizing feeling for the personality. In this process, jealousy to other people, to their bright and rich life prevails, which causes disappointment in own values ​​and abilities of students. In such a situation there is competition between students for resources – power, popularity, points. The research was conducted in Ukraine at  Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. The sample was 214 students at Faculty of Cybernetics, Faculty of Psychology, and the Institute of Philology, from the age of 18 to 27 years. There were 104 people in the experimental group, and there were 110 people in the control group. The research was carried out in 7 stages. The first three of them have been reflected in this article. Recommendations for the prevention of intrapersonal conflicts provoked by social networks have been created.

Keywords: higher education, students, social networks, negative emotions, destructions, intrapersonal conflicts, prevention.

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012: Peculiarities of professional motivation of private and public schools teachers

Marina Vladimirovna Naumenko (PhD)
Marina-naumenko@list.ru * ORCID: 0000-0003-1714-6869 * Researcher ID: D-9582-2019

Evgeniia Evgenievna Rogova (PhD)
evgrogova@yandex.ru * ORCID: 0000-0002-2507-4087 * Researcher ID: D-9576-2019

Evgeny Ivanovich Rogov (PhD)
profrogov@yandex.ru * ORCID: 0000-0003-3349-8071 * Researcher ID: R-2589-2016

South Federal University, Academy of Psychology and Pedagogy, Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 135-142). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The aim of the article is description of the results of the research devoted to the study of peculiarities in the professional motivation of private and public schools teachers. The article gives a brief description of the notions “motive” and “motivation”, examines the directions of research of these notions, reveals the specifics of the content of professional motivation of teachers, analyzes its types and motivating factors. The article describes the results of the research carried out using the techniques: “The study of motivational profile of personality” (Sh. Richie and P. Martin), and “The study of the motives of the teaching profession” (T. N. Silchenkova). Conclusions are drawn concerning the existence of statistically significant differences between groups of respondents engaged in professional activity in private and public schools on separate scales of motivational profile of the personality.

Keywords: motive, motivation, motivating factor, pedagogical activity, teacher.

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013: Twenty five years after Popper (1902-1994): Plato and Marx as Social Engineers (Karl Popper’s Criticism)

Kamen Dimitrov Lozev (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
kamenlozev@abv.bg * kamenlozev@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0001-7272-5690 * Researcher ID: E-7692-2014

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 143-150). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The paper exposes Plato’s and Marx’s doctrines for thorough social changes as being specific versions of utopian large-scale social engineering. In the basis of these views lies what Popper names as “radical historicist thinking”. The issue of the use of violence is discussed in the context of the search for justice, both in Plato’s ideal city-state and in the future communist society outlined in broad lines by Marx. The paper concludes by emphasizing that both types of the proposed large-scale social changes can best be understood as specific types of utopian thinking which always invites for violence.

Keywords: social engineering (large-scale and piecemeal), historicism, violence, ideal city-state (Callipolis), communist society.

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014: Deep ecology and East-West dialog

Antoaneta Nikolova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
Leipzig University, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies, Leipzig, GERMANY
anikolova@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0001-9215-5090 * Researcher ID: U-3157-2017

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 151-160). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: One of the main challenges of our time is the ecological crisis. This crisis is a result not only of economic, political and social factors. It concerns also the very foundations of our attitude to reality and to ourselves. One of the answers to the ecological problems is the Deep Ecology movement. It seeks to identify, suggest and encourage the implementation of ways for overall ecological transformation of our socio-cultural systems, collective actions and lifestyle. This paper aims at presenting the East-West dialogue in terms of the ideas of deep ecology. What could offer to the ecological issue Eastern teachings, how could they be harmonised with the Western traditions – these will be some of the questions in this paper.

Keywords: deep ecology, East-West dialogue, Eastern philosopy.

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015: Ideas of national sovereignty and international law

Tatyana Vasileva Petkova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
tatianavas@abv.bg * tpetkova@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0003-4567-8635 * Researcher ID: I-2809-2015

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 161-170). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: This study aims to present the nascency and development of the ideas of national sovereignty and international law which are inextricably linked with the ideas for the attitude towards “the Other”. The main thesis in the article are supported with a historical narrative for events that created the nascency of legal norms in an international law. The main subtopics in the text are: equality or inequality: Las Casas – Hines de Sepulveda – Francisco de Vitoria; whether the discovered “Others” are humans and have the same rights – typology of attitude toward the “Other” – Michel de Montaigne and Charles Montesquieu; Jean Bodin’s ideas on national sovereignty and Francisco de Vitoria for international law.

Keywords: national sovereignty, international law, Francisco de Vitoria, Michel de Montaigne, Charles Montesquieu, Jean Bodin.

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016: Dimensions and implications of European-Israeli political relations (1948-1990)

Mahmoud Ahmad Zahra (PhD)
University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”, Faculty of European Affairs and International Relations, BULGARIA
msafadi44@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0002-8554-5979 * Researcher ID: B-8789-2019

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 171-180). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The goal is to focus on the political relationship, rather than the military/security or economic relationship, between the European states and Israel. The paper focuses specifically on political relations since the Nakba of 1948 until the collapse of the socialist bloc in Eastern Europe in the early 1990s.

Keywords: European-Israeli political relations, Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

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017: Personal projections of paraparental care on young people

Yuliana Iordanova Kovachka (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Pedagogy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
yuliana_k@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0002-2109-2376 * Researcher ID: F-7275-2014

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 181-192). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The research interest is the encounter with the current problems considering the worldwide tendency towards an increasing share of labor migrants who leave their children behind to other people. The paraparental care is a new phenomenon in the modern man life, which defines the specific care of children with parents who are labor migrants. In the interim essential are a group of other issues related to the socio-pedagogical peculiarities of this care. The objective of this article is to study the influence on young people of this specific care. The research is based on the qualitative methodology and is realized by means of the semi-structural interview. My expectations are pointed towards the absence of the parent(s) which is the main cause of changes in children’s social maturity. In this critical situation, the respondents point out that they have personal qualities that have not yet demonstrated – assertiveness, self-analysis, responsibility, etc. In general, there is a need to support children in a situation of paraparental care with the help of important family members (when possible) and by competent professionals to work in a preventive and corrective plan with children and adolescents within the family and, if necessary, outside.

Keywords: paraparental care, children left behind, transnationalism.

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018: The role of social networks as a research medium in public relations activity

Slavyanka Tomchova Angelova (PhD)
sl.angelova@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0002-8646-2569 * Researcher ID: G-3528-2014

Lyubomira Vasileva Hristova (PhD)
dineva@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0002-0197-737X * Researcher ID: F-8143-2014

South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Law and History, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 193-200). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: In this article, the authors defend the thesis that social networks have a significant role in public relations (PR) activity, apart from their traditionally proven theoretical and practical efficiency as a communication tool, as well as a medium for the development of the subsequent analytical work of the PR specialist. Subject of the study is the relationship between social networks and research activity in PR. Object of the study is advantage of social networks as a research medium in which valuable information is shared between the participants in the communication process. The paper reveals essential role of the analysis of social networks data and the possibility to follow trends, to take into account public attitudes and expectations, to prepare and make decisions for follow-up, and generally the organization’s communication policy to be based on data-driven PR.

Keywords: social networks, public relations, PR research, data-driven PR.

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019: Semantic shifts in the sphere of evaluative units

Tatiana Sallier (PhD)
St. Petersburg State University, Department of Philology, St. Petersburg, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Tatiana_sallier@mail.ru * ORCID: 0000-0002-2637-8867

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 201-210). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The purpose of the research is to trace some semantic processes occurring in the sphere of evaluative units –lexemes with “good” or “bad” element of meaning. The article is aimed at proving that evaluative units display a semantic shift from more concrete to more abstract meaning. Evaluative lexemes are known to include a denotative (more concrete) seme and an evaluative (abstract) seme. In the process of usage, the denotative seme is suppressed and the lexeme acquires purely evaluative meaning. In the process of “name calling”, “bad” words lose their denotative element and become pure invectives. The denotative seme may not even be known to the speaker. The loss of denotative meaning may occur in the process of word borrowing. Latin “paganus” – a rural dweller – came to mean “pagan” in European languages and the word “поганый” in Russian means just “bad”.

Keywords: evaluative, pejorative, semantic shifts, denotative.

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020: Social inclusion based on non-formal education

Krasimira Benkova (PhD)
b_enkova@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0003-2456-4698

Vesela Mareva (PhD student)
vesela.mareva@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0002-1718-4788

Trakia University, Faculty of Medicine, Stara Zagora, BULGARIA

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 211-218). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Social inclusion is a process of assisting the full participation of vulnerable groups of people in the social and economic life of society. It is the unconditional right of every person. The practices of social work are aimed at providing conditions for such inclusion. The purpose of this article is to analyze and investigate the impact of non-formal learning activities on the social inclusion of children and young people at risk of poverty and social exclusion. The research group is a contingent of the International Youth Center in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. The survey covers the period 2014-2017. The basis of the analysis is an empirical study of the “Social Inclusion Index”, which is seen as a set of activities, based on the implementation of inclusive practices, the introduction of inclusive policies and the formation of inclusive values.

Keywords: social inclusion, non-formal education, vulnerable groups, index.

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021: Civil education as a way to the civil society

Boris Filipov Manov (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
bmanov@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0002-4956-3598 * Researcher ID: F-4196-2014

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 219-224). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: This study aims to present the great importance of training by the civic education. The problem of the nature, purpose and realization of the civic education is not new, it has been standing and standing before the educational institutions since antiquity to the present days. The starting methodological prerequisite is the assumption that it is necessary, notwithstanding the apparent “clarity”, to use no “default”, but to provide a theoretical-logical and empirical reasoned understanding of the essence and content of concepts outlining a “framework” of the problem of the “civic education”. A good knowledge of the concepts such as society, democracy, citizen, citizenship, etc., and the application of this knowledge is way to the real functioning of the civil society.

Keywords: civil education, civil society, citizen, citizenship.

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022: “Expansion of the mind” – An implementation of human intellectual progress to understand human history

Daniel Galily (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
daniel.galily@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0001-9111-4502 * Researcher ID: D-4390-2019

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 225-240). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: According to the idea presented in the article, there is a correlation between the amount of education in society and social progress. Therefore, researchers in the future need to turn education into a motivator. This means that the increase in education in society is a factor rather than a result. Modern thought began in ancient Greece with the establishment of the Plato Academy, stopped in the Middle Ages, continued slowly in the Renaissance and entered its intended pace in the 20th century, when most of the population was exposed to education. This new way of thinking brings historical thinking to the understanding that human history is a very small part of the real pace of development of mankind, because most of history has had very few educated people. This new way of thinking brings humanity to understand that human history as it was until now is a very small part of the true human history, as it should be when all human beings were exposed to education. So in fact, the modern age is not the culmination of human progress but rather is just the beginning. The beginning that was delayed by the failure of most of the population to be exposed to education for most of the existence of human society. The acceptance of this new way of thinking leads the historian to realize that the smaller the number of educated people, the smaller the number of inventions in the period under discussion.

Keywords: philosophy of history, human history.

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023: Far Eastern spirituality in Europe

Antoaneta Nikolova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
Leipzig University, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies, Leipzig, GERMANY
anikolova@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0001-9215-5090 * Researcher ID: U-3157-2017

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 241-246). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: In recent decades, we are witnessing in Europe a great interest towards religions, teachings and spiritual paths coming from Central, South and East Asia, such as Buddhism, Daoism, and different trends of Hinduism. The influence of these teachings pervades almost imperceptibly through art and the interest in Eastern healing and self-development practices: yoga, martial arts, meditation. In their depth, all these activities are charged with concepts and ideas that are incompatible with traditional Christianity. However, in most cases, the followers and sympathisers of the Eastern teachings do not see any contradiction between Eastern spirituality and their own initial or traditional religion, and they might follow such a path still regarding themselves as, e.g., Christians. The aim of this paper is to analyse the reason for the interest in Europe towards Eastern teachings, in terms of intersection of the peculiarities of the contemporary “spiritual” European situation with the peculiarities of “Eastern religions”. The analysis of the East-West interaction raises many open research questions concerning understanding of the self and perception of otherness, which need discussion.

Keywords: Eastern philosopy, Eastern spirituality, European religiosity, East-West dialogue.

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024: From the heroine of labor to the mother-heroine

Gergana Mirolyubova Popova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
gerp@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0003-1101-0733 * Researcher ID: F-1847-2014

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 247-260). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The paper analyses the transition of the ideal of women under socialism in Bulgaria from the heroine of labor to the mother-heroine. In its first part it focuses on the elevated hierarchical position of the woman shock worker during the early socialist regime. This ideal of Bulgarian woman is considered in the context of the communist project that tries not only to reduce the elaborate taxonomy of various kind of women to the married hard-working woman, but to equalize and even to merge the figure of the woman with the man in a universal subject of labor that gradually loses the distinguishing features of the sex. In its second part the paper analyses the pro-natal policies of late socialism in Bulgaria. It compares the early communist practices and ideology focused on the ideal figure of woman shock worker with those of the late communist regime oriented towards the favoring of maternity. This accent on the role of woman as a mother changes the emancipatory politics of the regime and ultimately leads to recapturing of femininity of socialist women.

Keywords: heroine of labor, pro-natal politics, womanhood, bio-politics.

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025: Poverty – The social factor destabilizing national security

Yavor Georgiev (PhD student)
yavor_georgiev90@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0002-0650-9962 * Researcher ID: G-9709-2016

Nadya Vlaycheva Vlaeva (PhD)
nadia_v1@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0001-9111-4430

Trakia University, Faculty of Medicine, Stara Zagora, BULGARIA

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 261-270). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The analysis is an attempt to support the process of education in the subject Social conflicts of the students of Social activities specialty at the Faculty of Medicine at Trakia University in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. Without ignoring the significance of many other factors distabilizing the social sphere and leading to social conflicts, the present work focuses only on poverty as a significant and negatively affecting the national security factor. The aim is to provide an opportunity to reflect on the impact of poverty, its characteristics and legal nature, its social significance and role, as well as its negative impact on social and national security. Therefore its characteristics are analyzed with a keen interest.

Keywords: poverty, national security, social sphere, social policy.

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026: Methods used by teachers of literary education working with texts in the Shoah theme

Milan Mašát (PhD student)
Palacký University Olomouc, Faculty of Education, Olomouc, CZECH REPUBLIC
milan.masat01@upol.cz * ORCID: 0000-0001-8602-3059 * Researcher ID: D-9219-2019

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 271-286). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The paper presents partial results of a quantitative research survey, the research tool of which was a non-standardized questionnaire. The main aim of the research is to find out the opinions of teachers of Czech language and literature at the second grade of primary schools on the implementation of the Shoah theme in the teaching of literature. Within the quantitative phase of the research, a total of eighty teachers of a defined educational field were tested in full-time primary schools in the Vysočina Region. The region was chosen mainly because there is no college in the area of ​​education of future teachers, which led to our willingness to increase the willingness of the potential respondents to participate in the research. This assumption has largely been fulfilled. In the article we present the views of the sample of respondents in the area of ​​the methods used in literary texts dealing with the theme of Shoah as part of the teaching of literary education. The most common answer (75%) was the understanding of the text (unknown words, etc.), discussion (71.3%), and the search for information related to the art story (51.3%). The presentation of these results can lead to some improvement of the situation for the pedagogues working with Shoah texts, thus increasing the effectiveness of the educational activities of the defined texts on the recipients.

Keywords: Shoah, Holocaust, literary education, teacher, methods of working with texts, research.

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027: Influence of theatrical art on children: Theater schools

Prolet Trofonova Petkova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Arts, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
prolet_0507@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0002-1816-8114

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 287-296). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The report examines the ideas of theater in the education and their application in Bulgarian school practice. The main concepts, stages, approaches, structure and characteristics of the theater as a method of study are clarified. The theater school is considered as a factor for development and support of education. Issues related to the phenomenology of the process of creating a spectacle that integrates the ideas of theater into education are discussed. Ideas from practice are used.

Keywords: theater, theater school, education, schools, children.

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028: Students’ satisfaction with public schools in Greece

Maria Okoutsidou (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
mariaokou1989@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0002-1534-782X

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 297-310). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Education plays an important role in the development of any country, in the economic better of that country, upgrading the standards of living of people, etc. Every country tries to develop such institutions which produce high quality professionals in every field. Greece is also trying to develop its people with respect to their standard of living, by delivering more and more education, and by setting up modern education institutions. The aim of this article is to find how student’s satisfaction may be affected by the quality of academic staff, course administration, teaching method and learning environment.

Keywords: student satisfaction, teacher’s performance, communication, interaction, course evaluation.

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029: Classification and symbols of masses in the conception of Elias Canetti

Nikolay Angelov Tsenkov (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
n_tsenkov@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0001-9024-1067 * Researcher ID: E-1681-2019

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 311-318). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The article focuses on the types of masses and their symbols according to Elias Canetti, which he presents in his large-scale work Masses and Power. The main forms of the masses are classified, according to their functional characteristics. Various natural phenomena and clusters are natural combinations of symbolic significance, carried away from ancient times to the present day through myths, traditions, dreams, speech. Analogies are examined between the natural symbols of masses, which are absorbed and carried by man as attributes of the masses in the social reality.

Keywords: Elias Canetti, masses, classification, symbols.

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030: Social engineering in China

Svetlin Mitrev Odadzhiev (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
svetlin_21@mail.bg * ORCID: 0000-0003-1828-1202 * Researcher ID: G-1131-2019

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 319-326). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Social engineering may sound as a new “science” for understanding the social patterns and behavior of the people as members of the state, but its roots can be found way in the past. Political philosophers from Confucius onward offered their understanding, analyses and prescription for sustaining social order. During the long and colorful history of China the notion of society and its development and relations has changed, but in some strange way kept its basic values, founded since ancient times. Even now, when China is the second world economy, the government initiates a program for control and social engineering over its subjects, that is nothing else but a reform observing the old Confucius idea for maintaining the social order using education and ethical conduct.

Keywords: social engineering, Confucius, Chinese society, education, social credit, women status.

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031: Eternal wanderings of the Monad

Anna Delcheva Kaltseva (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
akaltseva67@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0003-0601-203X * Researcher ID: D-9552-2019

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 327-334). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Monad is one of the main topics in philosophy in all centuries of human knowledge. The paper aims to present the views about Monad of the Pythagoreans and Plato, Leibniz, Kant, and Elena Blavatsky in her main work The Secret Doctrine. An attempt will be made to expose the community and unity in the understanding of the Monad, as well as Elena Blavatsky’s contribution to the understanding of the Monad as a “bridge” between Eastern and Western knowledge and civilization.

Keywords: monad, Pythagoreans, Plato, Leibniz, Kant, Blavatsky, East-West bridge.

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032: Zionist political philosopher Ze'ev Jabotinsky as a freemason

Daniel Galily (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
daniel.galily@gmail.com * ORCID: 0000-0001-9111-4502 * Researcher ID: D-4390-2019

David Schwartz (PhD)
Bar-Ilan University, Department of Political Science, Ramat Gan, ISRAEL
ORCID: 0000-0002-3989-8546

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 335-340). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky was the ideological philosopher of the secular liberal-right in the Land of Israel and in the Jewish communities around the world. His philosophy still has importance over the philosophy of Jewish intellectuals today throughout the world. Jabotinsky is the ideological father and founder of the Zionist Revisionist Movement (from the word “revision” – re-observation) in the Jewish world of the first half of the 20th century. The movement expressed a right liberal ideology, against the ideology of the Zionist socialist movement. Ze'ev Jabotinsky, after his expulsion from Palestine by the British Mandate, settled in Paris in the mid-1920s, where he served as a column writer at the Posaldina Novosti, the most popular Russian exile newspaper in Paris. Dozens of the Russian exile community in Paris at the time knew Jabotinsky, and many of them admired him because of the translations of Russian poetry. In addition, Jabotinsky, who was a publicist by profession, worked closely with some of the members of the “Northern Star” lodge in the Posaldina Novosti newspaper in Paris. As a result of their admiration for Jabotinsky, two journalists from the Russian exiles community (one of whom worked with Jabotinsky in the Posaldina Novosti newspaper), Alexander Poliakov and Mikhail Osorgin, decided to ask Jabotinsky if he would want to be a member of the “Northern Star” lodge and, as a result, to be a member of the Freemason order in France, Jabotinsky agreed.

Keywords: Ze'ev Jabotinsky, freemasonry.

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033: When imagination replaces an absent memory

Nina Zlateva Ilieva (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
ninail@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0003-3323-3743 * Researcher ID: F-6752-2014

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 341-346). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The art cannot be limited to overcoming limitations, however those are important facts in its history. After modernism, the idea of time as a straight line, loaded the linear orientation. Even fuzzy and without a trace of it attributed distinctiveness, time is in the author’s power. The creation allows the imagination to replace true memory or its failure. If the creator is able to organize a temporality which tempts him and at the same time attracts the attention of certain listeners, there are all conditions for a success of the creation.

Keywords: style, modernism, creation, memory, imagination, time.

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034: Civic society in Bulgaria – Stages, opportunities and limitations

Petya Pachkova (PhD)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
pepun@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0002-0021-1874 * Researcher ID: Y-9734-2018

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 347-356). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: This article analyzes some features of civil society development in general - the framework within which it can function and be effective. Another emphasis is placed on some peculiarities of the development of the civil society in Bulgaria. One of the main conclusions is the proximity of these peculiarities to the characteristics of civil society in the other former “socialist” countries.

Keywords: civil society, framework, significance, benefit, effectiveness.

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035: Spiritual intelligence and its place in modern positive psychotherapy

Lubomira Dimitrova (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
lubomira16@abv.bg * ORCID: 0000-0001-5536-6761

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. 357-360). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: The purpose of this article is to provide a place of spiritual intelligence in modern Positive Psychotherapy. The concept of “intelligence” is clarified, in its various aspects - spiritual, social, and emotional. The emphasis is on the spiritual nature of intelligence and the possibility of its implementation in working methods in Positive Psychotherapy.

Keywords: intelligence, positive psychotherapy.

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036: Creativity as a miniature of a boundary situation

Petar Radoev Dimkov (PhD student)
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA
petardimkov@gmail.com, petardimkov@swu.bg * ORCID: 0000-0003-4368-9015 * Researcher ID: C-2915-2019

3rd International e-Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: Conference Proceedings (pp. ---). Belgrade: Center for Open Access in Science.

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Abstract: Recently, I have introduced the notion of a minuature of a boundary situation (Dimkov, 2018). It views the process of creativity as a miniature of a boundary situation, in which the ideas of Karl Jaspers and Sigmund Freud are combined. Thus, the miniature represents a problem-solving situation via the means of a regression in the name of the ego or a third thought process (Dimkov, 2016). In such situations of creativity, one is forging a new worldview or a Weltanschauung by discovering new knowledge. The third thought process, as well as the miniature of the boundary situation, can be experienced only inward and subjectively by personal immersion in the situation, they lie outside the scope of objectification and they receive meaning only from a concrete personality and a concrete miniature situation, but their product is objective, it is a creative product. In this sense, heuristic methods do fail in boundary situations. Moderate stress is inherent to the boundary situation, the phenomenon of flow (Csikszentmihalyi, 2013) and its miniature, in which quantitative accumulations lead to qualitative changes, laying on a single continuum. Such a continuum is constructed nowadays in phenomenological psychiatry. In conclusion, the creative process viewed as moderate stress represents an intellectualizing of the miniature of a boundary situation or a sublimation.

Keywords: Karl Jaspers, boundary situation, miniature, creativity, stress, third thought process, philosophy, psychology.

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25 June 2019, 10:04 (GMT+01:00): Smilyan Todorov, South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Arts, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA

Comment on 034: The problem of creativity is multidisciplinary. The philosophical approach does not limit itself to strict scientifc methods and allows far more freedom of thought. Dimkov unites three conceptions (third thought process, flow and boundary situations), which together set the limits of something so ineffable as manifestation, but altogether so visible as final product. He has managed to provide a clear and distinct explanations for them. For me, an important part of the text is the reference to Karl Jaspers as he manages to overcome the misunderstanding within philosophy and clearly presents the concept of boundary situations, a glimpse of which we find even in everyday affairs. The paper has existential dimensions. Basing on the three conceptions, Dimkov solves the problem of creativity by appealing to a miniature, placed in an enormous space; it uses the adaptive mechanisms of man against stress. Creativity is presented as the perfect reaction to challenges imposed by boundary situations.

25 June 2019, 12:18 (GMT+01:00): Petar Dimkov, South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA

Comment on 024: The concept of freedom was always inspiring to man. In fact, it can be said that freedom represents the core of man. In her paper, Popova skillfully described the limitations of freedom for women during the socialist regime in Bulgaria. During this period, there were not only limitations, but one gets the impression that women were literary exploited by the state as both birth givers and workers, although labeled as heroines. The ban of abortions clearly represents this. It is well known that looking after children and working simultaneously easily can get one into neurosis. Although the state provided some benefits for having multiple children, this was far from a complete amelioration of their condition. Nowadays, in the era of democracy, one can observe an another phenomenon – some women chase their career prosperity while the birth rate in Bulgaria is menacingly decreasing. These two periods clearly represent two extremes. The perfect state is still not reached and we should strive to get into the “golden middle”.

26 June 2019, 07:50 (GMT+01:00): Svetlana Sablina & Aleksandr Trusevich, Novosibirsk State University, Faculty of Economics, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Comment on 005: Graphic representation of the key findings of the research

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27 June 2019, 20:13 (GMT+01:00): Svetlana Sablina & Aleksandr Trusevich, Novosibirsk State University, Faculty of Economics, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Comment on 007: Dear author, your research seemed quite interesting, relevant to today's social discourse and even quite bold in its idea, but, on the other hand, we would like to ask what was your initial hypothesis about the difference in value orientation in gender aspect at the early stages of the study? Is there something unique in the student motivation among young people? You also mentioned the great importance of self-orientation and material orientation in value orientations - are there any differences in self-orientation between men and women? Can we talk about changing trends in self-orientation among youngsters in the context of the time dimension?

Thank you.

28 June 2019, 08:08 (GMT+01:00): Anela Nikčević-Milković, University of Zadar, Department of Teacher Education studies in  Gospić, CROATIA, & Darko Lončarić, University of Rijeka, Faculty of Teacher Education, Rijeka, CROATIA

Comment on 009:

009 Presentation

28 June 2019, 17:31 (GMT+01:00): Svetla Bayrakova , South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Philosophy, Blagoevgrad, BULGARIA

Comment on 007 (answer): Dear authors, my research is a part of my PhD dissertation and particularly the initial hypothesis about the gender differences in value orientations of the study placed a higher value on the social and extrinsic aspects of men’s work and inner-oriented values for male students. My focus point was to attach importance of professional values which are closely related to the career choices in the social adaptation of students in go- between motivation and interests. In this work value orientation is the basis of motivation and is defined as ‘’the internal motivation’’, and professional values are considered as orientation of the individual to the future profession. Also, the significant correlation between self-orientation and academic motivation releases possibilities for a cultural and psychological comparative analysis among value orientations and motivation of young people.  Moreover, the results of a self-orientation indicated that there were no significant differences between both genders. In conclusion, the finding shows a tendency toward an autonomous life-style among students.  And finally, the interesting matter is how shared student’s future self- realization values and motives are suitable to the basic values in their own cultural communities.

 

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Aims and Scope

The aim of the e-Conference was to bring together scholars, administrators and students from different countries, and to discuss theoretical and practical issues in different areas of Humanities and Social Sciences. The e-Conference was organized as a kind of a multi-disciplinary forum which provided the appropriate opportunities for inter-disciplinary communications.

These are the following areas of study covered by the e-Conference: Philosophy, Anthropology, Psychology, Science of Education, History, Linguistics, Arts, Sociology, Political Science, Law, and Economics.

The e-Conference is organized exclusively as an online conference, and the English was the only language of the conference.

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Organization

Two phases of the e-Conference realization are applied.

The first phase was the e-Pre-Conference Discussion (from 24 to 27 June 2019), and this phase is followed by the posting at the COAS website different textual forms sent by the e-Conference participants, such as discussions, analyses, critics, comments, suggestions, proposals, etc., regarding exposed abstracts. All textual forms will bereviewed and posted at the COAS website by the e-Conference moderators.

The second phase was the e-Conference Discussion, and it will be realized at the e-Conference day (28 June 2019), from 00 to 24 (GMT+01:00). This discussion were realized in the same way as the e-Pre-Conference discussion, regarding the full texts exposed at the COAS website.

The accepted abstracts and full texts are published in the e-Conference Proceedings, with regular eISBN number, or in the one of COAS Open Journals (authors choose the option). The e-Conference Proceedings were published online, 5-10 days after realization of the e-Conference in an open access mode, and submitted for indexing in different international databases. The key conclusions from the e-Pre- and the e-Conference discussions were summarized and also published as part of the e-Conference Proceedings, by decision of the Scientific Committee.

All submitted abstracts/full texts went through two reviewing processes: (1) double-blind (at least two reviewers), and (2) non-blind (two members of the Scientific Committee). Final decision for the presenting and publishing depends of the two kinds of reviews, thus a paper should be recommended by non-blind reviewers and blind reviewers, in order to be accepted for presentation at the conference and to be published in the e-Conference Proceedings.

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 COAS e-Conferences

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The COAS plans and organizes e-conferences, as a kind of online international sessions, in different areas of science. E-conferences will be organized with different academic partners (institutions of higher education, research institutes, governmental institutions, NGOs, scientific associations, etc.).

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