Youth: Life Strategies in a New Reality

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14515/monitoring.2020.3.1688

Keywords:

youth, changing reality, choices, meaning, uncertainty, self-regulation, life strategies

Abstract

The article examines the formation of social and socio-cultural conditions shaping the life strategies of modern young people. The major conditions are as follows: reality changing on a global scale, growth in uncertainty and risk escalation, shift in the balance between targeted regulation and self-regulation, expansion of reality and changes in its semantic space, and a deeper social differentiation. The article raises essential questions relevant to a thorough analysis of youth life strategies and their self-regulation in a changing reality.

Author Biography

Julia A. Zubok, Institute of Socio-Political Research (Russian Academy of Sciences)

  • Institute of Socio-Political Research – Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    • Dr. Sci. (Soc.), Professor, Head of the Center for Sociology of Youth

Published

2020-07-07

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