Вестник Московского государственного областного университета. 2019;(2):141-155 DOI 10.18384/2224-0209-2019-2-948


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Journal Title: Вестник Московского государственного областного университета

ISSN: 2224-0209 (Online)

Publisher: Moscow Region State University Editorial Office

Society/Institution: Moscow Region State University

LCC Subject Category: Political science

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: Russian

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Elena V. Selezneva (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration)

Inna Gallery (Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation)


Double blind peer review

Editorial Board

Instructions for authors

Time From Submission to Publication: 10 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

The article analyzes the results of the study of the content and structure of ideas about the psychological characteristics of young people. As a diagnostic tool a questionnaire was used, built on the method of free descriptions. When processing the obtained data, content analysis and a set of statistical methods were used. Ideas about the age limits of youth and the most characteristic qualities for young people were identified. Analysis and synthesis of the research results allowed us to obtain a psychological portrait of young people, which reflects the cultural and invariant characteristics of this socio-demographic group. It was shown that according to the research participants understanding of young people’s most characteristic qualities are the related to the field of goal setting and goal achievement, the field of subjectivity and the emotional sphere. The hierarchically organized structure of ideas about the psychological characteristics of young people is described.