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


The Way to the Sources (оn Educational Importance of Genealogy)

The article presents the sociological approach analyses of genealogical aspect of generations socialization, the youth in particular. The importance of genealogy in youth education and upbringing in contemporary Russian society is emphasis.


Patriotism is very ambiguous, the meaning and the value of which is estimated often diametrically opposite. It is viewed from the perspective of many humanities – philosophy, sociology, psychology, etc. The article contains the results of the research of the youth patriotism (N = 320), which was conducted in April – May 2015 in Saratov region.

Особенности проявления преступного поведения в подростковой среде: региональный аспек

This article discusses the characteristics of the manifestation of criminal behavior of youth on the territory of Saratov region. The analysis and study of the main motivations in the Commission of crimes, we study the value orientations of young people.

Приобщение молодежи к здоровому образу жизни и занятиям спортом как направление региональной молодежной политики

This article discusses the features of development of sports in the Saratov region. The main sports areas in the regional youth policy, targeted programmes for youth to promote healthy lifestyles in the framework of the youth policy. It is very important to pay attention to the health of the young generation to carry out activities aimed at stimulating motivation to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Support and development of the sports institutions every year improved as in the municipal centres and in the region.

Политическая культура современной российской молодежи в контексте медийной грамотности и влияния СМИ

Based on public surveys results’ analysis, the main features of Russia’s youth disposition towards politics are considered in this article. The author describes the media component of the youth political culture within the context of the degree to which their media literacy is formed and suggests pessimistic and optimistic tendencies the phenomenon under consideration has.

Политический сегмент медийной грамотности студенческой молодежи: вариант измерения

In modern science, attempts to measure media literacy / media competence are made from time to time. However, those who try to do it usually employ different theoretical premises, interpret phenomenon under consideration in their own ways, and, as a result, use various criteria for evaluations. Based on the analysis of more than hundred most oft-quoted (both in foreign and Russian scholarship) definitions of media literacy, the author offers his own conception of the term and puts forward the way it can be measured.

Социологические основы рефлексии благоприятной городской среды в общественном мнении молодежи

The article deals with modern urbanization process leading to the transformation not only of the socio-economic characteristics of the territorial community, but also changing the population’s perception of life quality in urban environment. A public opinion poll conducted among the youth of the city of Saratov revealed the main tendencies in urban policy, namely: the city should provide such an environment in which people will want to live. The paper identifies the main factors that, in the opinion of the respondents, make the urban environment favorable.

Трудовые ценности иностранного предприятия как фактор выбора в стратегии занятости молодых рабочих

This article focuses on the results of young workers qualitative research, which was carried out in 2017–2018 in Ulyanovsk. The differences in the young workers’ perception of work at the foreign enterprise are shown. The analysis of human resource management practices in the context of the values of traditional Russian production culture was undertaken. Stability, partnership, personal freedom and pragmatism are highlighted as aspects of the attractiveness of a foreign enterprise.