The Gender Specificity of the Images of Spouses in Views of Modern Russian Teenagers
 
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Minin Nizhny Novgorod Statе Pedagogical University, RUSSIA
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Tatiana N. Knyazeva   

Minin Nizhny Novgorod Statе Pedagogical University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Online publish date: 2017-10-20
Publish date: 2017-10-20
 
Eurasian J Anal Chem 2017;12(Interdisciplinary Perspective on Sciences 7b):1591–1595
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Regular large-scale changes, the constant volatility and instability that take place in Russia at the beginning of the 21st century, and simultaneously the transition to post-industrial society, the emergence of new cultural values of the post-modern era, lead to the transformation of the family as an integrated system. The image of a future spouse acquires in this regard a special role. It begins to form in adolescents based on the model of conjugal relations in the parent family, examples from culture and art, stereotypes of behavior of men and women. Based on the foregoing, we have determined as the purpose of our study to analyze the images of spouses (a husband and a wife) in perceptions of girls and boys of the senior adolescence (14-15 years old).The revealed data testify the available gender specificity shown in the contradiction of mutual expectations from the future partner (spouse) and actualize the problem of providing the timely psychological assistance to adolescents for overcoming the existing dissonance of role expectations and preparing teenagers for the family life. The views of older teenagers on the role characteristics of spouses include both the traditional (gender-stereotyped) qualities and characteristics of the non-traditional masculinity and femininity. The type of the distribution of the role responsibilities for the spouses demonstrated by the participants in our study proves the availability of dissonance caused by traditional ideals and modern tendencies in the establishment of family relations.
 
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