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Value of work and studies in cultural picture of world by modern Russian student

V.I. Filonenko, L.A. Shtompel, O.M. Shtompel
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V.I. Filonenko is Dr.Sci. (Sociology), director of research center e-mail:; L.A. Shtompel is Dr.Sci. (Philosophy), prof., head of sub-faculty e-mail:; and O.M. Shtompel is Dr.Sci. (Philosophy), prof. e-mail: at Southern Federal University

Analyzed is the dynamic of value representations about educational work of modern Russian students, and on that basis determined are their strategies of behavior and the most important components of their way of life. Revealed is contradiction between leisure and education forms of students’ life activity, associated with both specifics of youth culture, and post-materialist turn in civilizational development, emergence in mass culture of the concept of “a person having a rest”, replaced the idea of a “man of labor”. Also elaborated is the tendency of pragmatization as to the choice of future specialty, connected with study work, style of behavior training and leisure time. Based on a number objective criteria, types of dominant students are distinguished, differently related to studying process.

Key words: studentship, cultural view of the word, work, studies, leisure time.


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