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The modern context of the human development risks
The modern context of the human development risks

Author(s): Olena Makarova
Subject(s): Human Resources in Economy
Published by: ТОВ “Консалтингово-видавнича компанія “Ділові перспективи”
Keywords: human development risks; regional index of human development; social risks; sustainable development; sustainable development goals;

Summary/Abstract: The article studies objective preconditions of development of the concept of ‘human development risks’; the most prominent works of sociological science and their contribution to the theory of social risks, with some alternative modern interpretations of the risks of social development, which find their expression in such social movements as ‘anti-consumerism’ and ‘de-growth’. The focus is made on interpretations formed at the junction of two global concepts including ‘human development’ and ‘sustainable development’, as well as their reflection in international documents and activities of international organizations. The results of activities regarding the determination of priorities of sustainable development for Ukraine are presented. The specific features of the risks’ manifestation and their interpretation for the human development of Ukraine on the background of unfavorable socioeconomic dynamics are presented, while the estimates of Ukraine’s human development indices and their dynamics at the regional level are introduced.

  • Issue Year: 1/2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 27-35
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English