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They are connected by telephone lines, fiber optic cables, satellite communication channels. The development of global networks is the cause of the emergence of a fundamentally new world with a so-
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called virtual reality, in which the possibility of manipulating society in general and an individual person in particular increases significantly. In addition, the Internet is a completely new environment for business activities. It allows firms to work quickly, without intermediaries, without using expensive information channels, and also provides equal opportunities for all around the world, establishes its economic boundaries, ensures the safe exchange of information both between branches of one enterprise, and between various firms and organizations geographically remote from each other. Expansion of the range of consumers and mobility that the Network provides allows for a different look at the types of services and goods provided. For example, in many countries, you can book tickets for sports and entertainment events, train and plane on the Internet. 28. Consider the role and impact of capitalism on social change. Sociology of capitalism is an integral part of modern economic and sociological research. In the last decade, within the framework of economic sociology, a significant increase in the popularity of theoretical studies of capitalism has been observed. The growing interest in the use of the term “capitalism”, the analysis of various concepts “behind” this term is largely due to the need to understand the significant changes that have occurred in the system of modern societies in the last few decades of the 20th - early 21st centuries. and for explaining which various “politically effective words”, such as globalization or post-industrialism, turned out to be unsuitable, as well as the need to rethink already existing theoretical and methodological approaches to comprehending the essence of global transformations. Since the concept of globalization was initially characterized mainly by ideological orientation and did not suggest an explanation of the true causes of all those global social, economic, political and cultural problems, the aggravation of which in the first decade of the XXI century. in various societies questioned the inevitability, objectivity and all-embracing positivity of global unification processes, and also made it necessary to fill the notion of “modern society” with a fundamentally different aesthetic content, reflecting the idea of plurality and equivalence of existing cultural and economic orders, the goal of building social models that explain modern transformation processes required at least some scientific, theoretical Tico- methodological basis 29. Define the positive and negative sides and consequences of globalization through the prism of social changes.
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