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Value orientations of modern youth: sociological analysis

A.Yu. Gayfullin
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A.Yu. Gayfullin is Cand.Sci. (Sociology), head of sector at Institute of social-economic researches of Ufa Scientific Center of RAS e-mail:


Examined are value orientations of contemporary Russian youth. Results of comparison of sociological polls as to identification of value orientations of youth are presented. Elaborated are principal tendencies in redistribution in the system of value orientations of youth. Established is satisfaction of youth in various sides of life, i.e. material welfare, working, studying, living conditions, opportunities for education, health, relations with parents, opportunities for rest, entertainment, cultural leisure. Shown is the change of character of attitude of youth to various acts of behavior of people in society, reflecting moral image of young generation. Also shaping are principal reasons for change of value orientations of modern youth.

Key words: youth, value, value orientation, satisfaction, confidence, act.



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