Proceedings of The 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences in the 21st Century
The Peculiarities of the Traditional Societies and Non-Traditional Societies and Their Transformation
Urunova Hamida Umarboevna and Zohidov Ochil
The article analyses the peculiarities of the traditional and non-traditional societies and the process of their transformation. The author of the article emphasizes that the peculiarities of the mentality of the national communities depend on their historical and cultural specification and that the level of social-cultural development depends on the life style, the system of values and the psychological peculiarities of the nation. Therefore she considers that it is necessary to make a comparative analysis of the spiritual cultures of both traditional and non-traditional societies and to assist in saving the stereotypes of thinking and behavior of the people which have a perspective and uniting character. Also she thinks that it is important to identify those elements which should be corrected and borrow from the non-traditional societies those elements which can promote modernization of the traditional society.
Keywords: traditional society, non-traditional society, transformation, modernity, traditionalism, liberalism, postmodernity.