Impact of Fiction on the Development of Ideals in Modern Russian Youth



The paper addresses the issue of the impact of fiction on the development of ideals, principles and values in young Russians. It explores the main mechanisms underlying this process and analyzes outcomes of a survey on the young people's interest in reading. The paper also outlines interdependence between various factors affecting the range of reading interests in the subjects.

General Information

Keywords: ideals, fiction, value orientations, youth, reading interests

Journal rubric: Applied Research and Practice

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Pushkina А. Impact of Fiction on the Development of Ideals in Modern Russian Youth. Sotsial'naya psikhologiya i obshchestvo = Social Psychology and Society, 2014. Vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 152–157. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Аlena Pushkina, PhD student at the Department of Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Saint Petersburg State University, e-mail:



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