Abstract: Different method ological strategies of social norms bases study have been offered in the context of social theory. Heuristic potentials of ontological, sociocultural and axiological methodology of social norms bases study strategies are considered by researchers. Different ontological bases of normative systems are examined and debating points regarding normative systems in modern society re have been analyzed. The researchers describe different aspects and bases of social norms revealing advantages and critical areas of each aspect. It was designated the normative system structure B norms and social subjects as well as values that make connection between each other. It was also stressed that the elements of this system form three independent starting points in any normative system. A number of normative system social regulating functions in society has been revealed and problems of ontological and logical status of normative system are discussed, their hierarchy is ranked by a criterion of stance of distance from human daily lived-in world. Sociocultural and anthropological determinants of normative consciousness are considered and debating points as to opportunities of social norms changing in the situation of modern society dynamic development are analyzed. It was specially noted that the study within the scope of social theory is able to reproduce the most essentialistic and nominalistic links and regularities as far as it is based on the study of values as the foundation of normative system being.
Igor S. Baklanov, Olga A. Baklanova, Vadim N. Goncharov, Alexey M. Erokhin and Olga Yu. Kolosova, 2015. Ontological Status and Valuable Determination of Social Norms and Normative Systems. The Social Sciences, 10: 2216-2220.