Actual Problems of
Economics and Law




DOI: 10.21202/1993-047X.11.2017.1.89-97

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Authors :
1. Veniamin E. Chirkin, Chief Researcher, Doctor of Law, Professor
Institute for Legislation and Comparative Legal Studies of the RF Government

Social justice as a factor of sustainable development of the society (constitutional issues)

Objective: to study the principle of social justice in the constitutional law of Russia and foreign countries.

Methods: the dialectical approach to cognition of social phenomena, allowing to analyze them in historical development and functioning in thecontext of the totality of objective and subjective factors, that determined the choice of the following research methods: systematic-structural, formal-legal, comparative-legal.

Results: the article proves that today, due to the requirements of the population and the socialization of constitutional law, the universal principle of justice increasingly acquires the constitutional formulation of social justice. Particular individual, group, and universal manifestations of this principle in constitutional law are discussed in comparative-legal aspect, as well as its importance for the sustainable development of the society.

Scientific novelty: basing on the analysis of the constitutional law of the European countries, the author concludes about the necessity to improve the Russian legislation, the correlation of legal indicators of the subsistence minimum and minimum wage, and their rapprochement.

Practical significance: the main provisions and conclusions of the article can be used in research and law enforcement activities in addressing issues related to socio-economic development of Russia.

Keywords :

Constitutional law; Social justice; Sustainable development; Subsistence minimum; Minimum wage

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Citation :

Chirkin V. E. Social justice as a factor of sustainable development of the society (constitutional issues), Actual Problems of Economics and Law, 2017, vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 89–97 (in Russ.). DOI: 10.21202/1993-047X.11.2017.1.89-97

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