Elena B. Plotnikova


Address
15 Bukireva, Perm 614990, Russia
Perm State University
Faculty of Perm Centre for Social Partnership and Social Research
 
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Date of Birth
11.12.1958
 
Educational Background
Faculty of History. Perm State University, 1981.
Post-graduate Study. Perm State University, Faculty of History. 1990.
 
Academic Degrees and Titles
Candidate of History. Perm State University. 1990.
Reader. 1993.
 
Career
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Scientific Communism, Perm State University. 1981-1988.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Perm State University. 1990 - 1993.
Reader, Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology, Perm State University. Since 1993 until present date.
Leader of regional group at the Institute of Comparative Research of Labour Relations (Moscow). Since 1997 until present date.
Director of Sociological Research Centre, Perm State University. 1996-2004.
Director of Perm Centre for Social Partnership and Social Studies, Perm State University. Since 2004 until present date.
Head of Department of Sociology and Political Science, Perm State Scientific Research University, 2011 – present date.
 
Membership in Scientific Councils, other State and Public Associations
Member of Academic Council of the Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology.
Member of Academic Council of Perm State University.
Member of Dissertation Council
K 212.189.04 awarding degrees in Political Science at Perm State University.
Member of Russian Sociological Society. Since 2003 until present date.
 
Management of Research Projects
1. “Inter-sector cooperation in the socioeconomic development of the region”. Analytical departmental target programme "Development of higher school potential (2009-2011)". 2009-2011.
2. “Protest potential of industrial workers in modern Russia”. Russian Scientific Fund for the Humanities. 2009-2010.
3. “Institutionalisation of private-public partnership on the regional level”. Russian Foundation for Basic Research. 2007-2009.
4. “Sociocultural peculiarities of the Perm Krai: interregional comparative analysis”. Russian Scientific Fund for the Humanities. 2007-2008.
5. “Social evaluation of social partnership efficiency on the level of enterprise, sector, territory, region”. International Association for the Promotion of Co-operation with Scientists from the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union. 2004-2006.
6. “Sociological portrait of the Perm Krai”. Russian Scientific Fund for the Humanities. 2005-2006.
7. “Workers as subjects of labour relations: changes of participation strategies in industrial management in the conditions of transformation of Russian society”. Russian Scientific Fund for the Humanities. 2005-2007.
8. “Public and private employment agencies on the labour market of Perm region”. Russian Scientific Fund for the Humanities. 2002-2004.
9. “Modelling of social partnership systems in the conditions of transformation of Russian society”. Russian Foundation for Basic Research. 2001-2003.
10. “Problems of functioning and development of social partnership in modern Russia”. Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. Since 2001
 
Participation in International Projects
1. International Labour Organization project “Social partnership in Russia”. Participants: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, the University of Warwick (UK). Leader of the regional team. 1998.
2. The World Bank project “Social evaluation of the phaseout of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)”. Participants: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, the World Bank. Leader of the regional team. 1999.
3. International Association for the Promotion of Co-operation with Scientists from the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union project “Trade unions’ activity in modern Russia: Labour relations, social partnership, political representation”. Participants: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, the University of Warwick (UK), the University of Bremen (Germany). Leader of the regional team. 1999-2002.
4. TACIS project, Merit-1 programme “Life without money: social economy of Russian mining cities”. Participants: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, the European Commission. Leader of the regional team. 2000.
5. The World Bank project “Technical support for the health service reform: social evaluation”. Participants: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, the World Bank. Leader of the regional team. 2001.
6. The World Bank project “Efficiency evaluation of mechanisms of making special-purpose non-repayable grants to the former workers of coal industry from the funds of state support to organize private business in the cities of Shakhty and Belaya Kalitva of Rostov Region in 1998-1999”. Participants: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, the World Bank. Leader of the regional team. 2002.
 
Current Research Activities
• Methodology and methods of sociological research.
• Sectors’ interaction (social partnership in social and labour relations, private and public partnership, corporate social responsibility).
• Research methodology for sociocultural peculiarities of regions.
 
Academic and other Awards
Honorary Title of Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of Russian Federation. 2011.
Certificate of Merit of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. 2001.
 
Total Number of Publications
80 scientific articles,
6 monographs,
2 course books.
 
Selected Publications
1. Plotnikova E.B. The Problems of Institutionalisation of Public-private Partnership: Western Experience and Russian Peculiarities//The Herald of Tomsk State University. Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, 2011. №1(13).p. 60-72.
2. Plotnikova E.B. (in co-authorship with Borisova, N., Germanov, I., Nesevrya, N.). Perm Krai. Ch.9. Regions in Russia: Socio-cultural Analysis of Regions in Russian Context. Institute of Philosophy. The Centre for analysis of socio-cultural transformation. The Scientific and Co-ordination Committee of the section FSPP ООN RAN the ‘Problems of socio-cultural evolution in Russia and its regions’ / edited by N.I. Lapin and L.A. Belyaeva. – Moscow: Academia, 2009, p.495-564.
3. Plotnikova E.B. Social partnership in the spheres of labour and employment // Trade at in the enterprises of modern Russia: rebranding possibilities / Ed. by I.M. Kozina. M.: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, 2009. P. 28-60. (In Russian)
4. Plotnikova E.B. Institutionalisation of sectors’ interaction: western experience // The rectors’ council: specialised professional edition for the Leaders of higher educational institutions. M.: Sadovoye Koltso Publishing House, 2009. № 12. P. 32-38. (In Russian)
5. Plotnikova E.B. Integration processes in labour teams at Russian enterprises // Personality. Culture. Society: international journal for social and humanitarian studies. M., 2007. Vol. IX, № 1(34). P.274-286. (In Russian)
6. Plotnikova E.B. Workers as subjects of labour relations // Social-labour research / Editorial board: V.V. Komarovsky, E.V. Klopov, Ye.S. Sadovaya. M.: Institute of World Economy and International Relations, 2005. Vol. XVIII. P. 48-61. (In Russian)
7. Plotnikova E.B. Craft unions: working with union contracts // Trade unions of Russia: organisation or space / Ed. by V. Borisov, S. Clark. M.: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, 2004. P. 82-105. (In Russian)
8. Plotnikova E.B. Regional committees of industrial sectors and budget sector: problems of organisation in the post-Soviet space // Trade union space of modern Russia / Ed. by V.Borisov, S. Clark. M.: The Institute for Comparative Labour Relations Research, 2001. P. 159-174. (In Russian)
9. Plotnikova E. B. What changes in the content of union contracts at enterprises // Man and labour. 2000. № 6. P. 82-87. (In Russian)
10. Plotnikova E. Die Besonderheiten der Entwicklung der Sozialpartnerschaft in russischen Unternehmen // Gewerkschaften und industrielle Beziehungen in Mittel – und Osteuropa. Berlin, 2000. (In German)

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