Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-7671 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1948 (Online)


Destructive Forms of Socialization of Youth in the Nonconventional Religious Organizations and Sects

In the article the problems connected with processes of socialization of modern youth in the nonconventional religious organizations and sects, received the wide circulation in territory of Russia are analyzed recently. The basic characteristics of a phenomenon of nonconventional religiousness are designated, the criteria of disruptiveness sects are given, the analysis of existing researches on this theme is carried out.

Value-based Meaningful Characteristics of Social Activity of Youth, Depending on the Forms of Its Manifestation

The purpose of the study presented in the article was to identify the similarities and differences in value-based meaningful characteristics that determine the different forms of social activity of youth. The results of an empirical study performed on a sample of young people aged 18–25 (N = 80) are presented. The study of the youth’s social activity is performed with the help of the original questionnaire; its life-purpose characteristics are analyzed with the help of the lifepurpose orientations test by D. A. Leontev, the existence scale by A. Langle and C.

Youth perceptions and attitudes about artifi cial intelligence

Introduction. The development of information technology (IT) and artifi cial intelligence (AI) are signifi cantly changing the modern world, which raises the question of the impact of these technologies on humankind. Theoretical analysis. Research on human-IT interaction is most often determined in terms of benefi ts for education, threats in terms of harm to health, including psychological health, and the formation of addictive behavior. However, the sphere of attitudes towards AI has been researched insuffi ciently.

Empirical model of youth social activity

Introduction. Studies of the social activity of young people allow us to find out the main trends of the real interest of young people in certain areas of social reality, to assess its potential for social development.Theoretical analysis.Today, a wealth of empirical material has been accumulated regarding its manifestations, factors and consequences, which requires generalization. The purpose of this study is to develop an empirical model of social activity of an individual. Results.

Risks and Potential of Internet Socialization of Youth

This article is devoted the analysis of Internet socialization of modern youth which on the one hand reproduces lines of real socialization, and with another – new ways and forms of social consolidation, opening a society as potential, and risks.

The Phenomenon of Destructive Socialization: Values and Axiological Bases

The author carries out the analysis of a phenomen on youth deviation. It’s examined the main approaches to explain the deviant behavior of person. The author refers to the results of the analysis, which are indicating correlation of the deviant youth behavior and major tendencies in all spheres of public life.

Pedagogical Activity on the Organization of Youth Self-Governance at a Faculty

The article considers the concept of «youth» and the specificity of the development of this age group within society and university. The author points out that the students of a faculty are a specific youth group, which needs to focus on their own development, as well as in need of support and acceptance by the group of peers and self-fulfillment in it. On this basis, one of the directions of pedagogical activity at a faculty is the creation of the students’ self-government, the center of which should become a student council as a strong organizational core.