THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Cultural identity of the mongolian peoples in the context of the theory “of non-western modernity”

2015. 4, pp. 253-257

Badmaev V.N. - Ph.D. (Philosophy), Kalmyk State University, 11 Pushkina Str., Elista, 358000, Republic of Kalmykia, Russian Federation, badmav07@yandex.ru

Article is devoted to the cultural identity of Mongolian peoples. The author proposes to explore the topic in the context of the theory of “non-Western modernity” and discussions about “Asian values”. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of the phenomenon of nomadism as a special model of social evolution, as a special economic system of Mongolian peoples. The necessity of the development of new theoretical and methodological approaches to the analysis of the cultural identity of Mongolian peoples from positions of “non-Western modernity”.

Key words: , , , , , , cultural identity, Mongolian peoples, identity, nomadism, globalization, the non-Western modernity

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