Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1818-9601 (Print)
ISSN 2541-8998 (Online)


Features of National Discourse in the Activity of the Political Party «United Russia»

This article explores the use of elements of Russian nationalism in the discourse of the Russian political party «United Russia». Analyzes the reasons for «rotation» of the party in the direction of the national subjects, the main features of its implementation in the activities of the party, the ideological content of the party’s discourse, as well as the possible consequences of the mainstreaming of the national problem in the country».

Sociological Ideas A. A. Zinoviev: Modern Look

The article discusses the main activities of the unique Russian scientist A. A. Zinoviev, philosopher, sociologist and macro-sociologist.

Основы идеологии нациестроительства в современной России: подходы политических партий

The article explores the positions of Russian political parties on the ideological basis of nation building in Russia. The vulnerability of this measure is emphasized, taking into account domestic experience and modern realities. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of program documents of parties participating in parliamentary election campaigns. The multilayeredness of the corresponding interpretations is shown in the selection of the two main approaches.

Соотношение мифологических, идеологических и образно-символических механизмов конструирования государственной идентичности

The article considers the place of figurative and symbolic cultural phenomena in the process of forming the state identity of modern Russian youth. These phenomena are considered from the point of view of the possibility of direct influence on the value consciousness by using the socio-psychological potential of “aesthetic information” (A. Mol). The correlation of the figurative and symbolic aspects of the formation of state identity with the mythological and ideological aspects of this process is shown.

Ценность справедливости в представлениях современной молодежи

The article analyzes results of an online survey (N = 519) and focus group interviews (N = 36) of young people (aged between 14 and 35) living in the Saratov region. The author summarizes answers to an open question about the way respondents understand social justice. Key elements of justice are highlighted and ranked. The results obtained are compared with the ideological preferences of the respondents.