Alena S. Nikitina,
Natalia G. Chevtaeva,
Tatiana E. Zerchaninova
(Russian Academy of National Economics and Public Administration, Ekaterinburg, RUSSIA),
Aleksey V. Ruchkin
(Urals State Agrarian University, Ekaterinburg, RUSSIA).
Keywords: Social control; Digitalization; Civil society; Authorities; Government; Electronic social control
Social control is an important part of civil society. Due to social control. society may influence the activities of the authorities and the government, and create public opinion. Nowadays, the issue of using digital technologies in social control over the activities of power is being increasingly discussed. Digital solutions will increase the transparency and efficiency of government activities, increase the level of trust between the government and the population, and improve the quality of effective communications between government and society. The purpose of this article is to analyze the digital technologies of social control in Russia. The study analyzes the literature review, different theoretical approaches to the concept of social control, types, and forms of control, and analyzes modern forms of digital social control. The methodological basis of the study is a systematic approach. An empirical sociological study was conducted using the methods of a questionnaire survey and expert interviews. The data collection method was a questionnaire survey of Russian citizens aged 18-60 (n=2256 people) living in Russia, and expert interviews (n=25). From the studied survey results, indicators and indicators of social control over the activities of public authorities, and analyze the prospects for the emergence of digital social control in Russian society. The main problems of digital social control over the activities of the authorities are given and practical recommendations are offered for their solution.
Paper ID: 13A10S
Cite this article:
Nikitina, A.S., Chevtaeva, N.G., Zerchaninova, T.E., Ruchkin, A.V. (2022). Technologies of Digital Social Control of Public Authorities in Modern Russia: Sociological Analysis. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 13(10), 13A10S, 1-12. http://TUENGR.COM/V13/13A10S.pdf DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2022.208