Sociocultural Aspects of Identification of Student Youth of Modern Kazakhstan

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identity, identification mechanisms, social practices, student youth of Kazakhstan


The article is devoted to the problem of studying identity as an interdisciplinary category. The analysis of theoretical and methodological approaches to the phenomenon of identity allowed to substantiate it as a key concept of many interdisciplinary concepts, to reveal the structure of identity and the spheres of its manifestation. The relevance of youth themes in terms of studying the process of identification of young people in various aspects (educational, professional, ethnic, social, etc.) is substantiated. The authors focus on the fact that in modern conditions the problem of youth adaptation to the new social reality is one of the key aspects of the state policy of the society. The empirical research carried out within the framework of the study has made it possible to explain the mechanisms of formation of Kazakhstani student youth and determine their value categories. The authors present the results of questionnaire survey among students of Kazakhstani universities, based on the tested methodology of M. Kuhn and T. McPartland, T. Rumyantseva with the application of their own adjustments. The answers received during the study have been analyzed from several points of view: available life experience, from the point of view of manifestation of reflection in the answers, concerning the relation of social roles and individual characteristics in identity, concerning the representation in identity of different spheres of life, in the psychological aspect, etc. The typical definitions of the identity of the student youth of Kazakhstan, which allowed to determine the dominant characteristics due to the life activities of young people.



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Zharkynbekova Ш., Galiуeva Б., & Ayupova Г. (2024). Sociocultural Aspects of Identification of Student Youth of Modern Kazakhstan. Bulletin of L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University. Pedagogy. Psychology. Sociology Series., 146(1), 376–395. Retrieved from