Plural Character and Versions of Configuration of Russian Youth Identity: Theoretical Framework and Empirical Studies
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Kazan National Research Technological University, RUSSIA
Kazan State Agrarian University, RUSSIA
Andrey R. Tuzikov   

Department of Public Administration and Sociology, Kazan National Research Technological University, Kazan, Russia
Online publish date: 2017-10-01
Publish date: 2017-10-01
Eurasian J Anal Chem 2017;12(Interdisciplinary Perspective on Sciences 7b):1249–1256
The phenomenon of personal social identity has been studied by researchers representing various research areas for a long time, which has helped accumulate an essential fund of knowledge on these topics. At the same time, cultural and historical changes that had resulted in scientific paradigm shifts underlay the necessity of considering the problematic area of the social identity of individuals within changing contexts, such as political, economic or cultural environments. Following the researchers, our authoring team has prepared the present article on the problems in characterizing the youth identity configurations at the current stage of Russia’s and global development. The main challenge of contemporary social live is its complicity and plurality of social roles the one should play. As a result, we face with so called “plural”, “floating” identity and therefore we have to solve the problem of identity’s configuration. It is very important for researchers especially when we study the youth. The authors try to present their version of identity’s configuration of Russian youth (especially students) that is based on theoretical and empirical study of the problem.
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