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


Some Aspects of Tolerant Consciousness of Student’s Youth of the Chechen Republic

Results of the sociological research conducted in 2013 for the purpose of studying of level of tolerant consciousness of youth of the Chechen Republic are given in article. Specifics of ethnoconfessional identity and formation of tolerant installations of students are considered.

Political Aspects of the Regional Level Ethnic and Confessional Relations’ Harmonization

The article is about peculiarities of the regional level ethnic and confessional relations in post-Soviet Russia. Dynamic of the ethnic and confessional structure of the population, key origins of conflicts in this area, main directions of their political management and preventing are analyzed as exemplified by Saratov region.


The article raises the questions of the revival of racist attitudes in the Western society on the example of Germany. Aggression towards people of other ethnicities expressed in linguistic form is considered as one of the most important prerequisites for the racism emergence. As a result of the content analysis of one of the German forums, the glossary of derogatory offensive nicknames for migrants in Germany is presented in the paper

Отношение дагестанских народов к внешним и внутренним мигрантам как индикатор межнациональной толерантности

One of the actually problems are characteristics of the interethnic situation, the factors that generate interethnic tension and ethnoconflicts in modern Dagestan society. Socio-economic factors, dissatisfaction of Dagestan people a material situation with their own and their families are the main reasons for internal migration in Dagestan. For the above reasons, people are forced to move from places of their former residence to other regions of the republic for temporary or permanent residence.

Социальный портрет дагестанских протестантов (по результатам социологического исследования)

The so-called «evangelical awakening» was one of the brightest manifestations of the religious component of the post-Soviet period in Russia. The followers of Protestantism were ideologists of this phenomenon. Strengthening the position of Protestantism in the post-Soviet space clearly revealed itself in the religious and social life of the Russian Federation national regions, particularly in the Republic of Dagestan. The subsequent crisis of the post-Soviet society provoked an «invasion» of Western missionaries. Their purpose was to create sustainable communities.

Социальная толерантность и социальная нетерпимость: теоретико-методологическая концептуализация

The article is devoted to the problem of sociological research of the social intolerance phenomenon. Historically, the social intolerance phenomenon has always been a constant element of social life. The boundary between intolerance as an element of social life in the processes of institutionalization of social groups and the lack of tolerance in its destructive forms is so ephemeral that it is very difficult to define. At present, the problem of the social intolerance level in modern Russian society and the processes taking place in this sphere are very significant.

Опыт эмпирических исследований социальной нетерпимости

The article is devoted to the problem of the empirical study of the phenomenon of social intolerance. The analysis of the results of sociological studies conducted in the USA and Western Europe in the second half of the XX – early XXI centuries is given. The relevant dimensions of tolerance are the subject of the ongoing debate. Scientists do not agree on the question of whether measuring tolerance in different ways is important for identifying the origin of tolerance.

Теория и методология исследования культурной безопасности молодежи Юга России

The article aims at defining the concept of cultural security in the youth environment of the South of Russia and taking into account the specifi cs of the multicultural region. The methodology substantiates the multidimensional research construct, which is based on the actualized principles of socio-constructivist and socio-cultural approaches including the position of neo-institutionalism and social interactionism.