Mentality of generations: scientific myth or reality? Review of the book by V.I. Pishchik «The Mentality of Generations in the fluid Modernity». M.: INFRA-M, 2018. 149 p.



The review of the book “The Mentality of Generations in the fluid Modernity” written by V.I. Pishchik provides an analysis of an interesting, and at the same time courageous author’s approach to the problem of generational mentality in modern Russian society. It gives the characteristics of the readership for whom the reviewed book can be of scientific and worldly interest. The reviewer proves that the monograph can be considered as author’s scientific approach to the problem of generations from the perspective of mentality and understanding of modernity.

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Keywords: mentality, generations, construction paradigm, modern society, fluid modernity, uncertainty, conspiratorial mentality, cross-cultural study

Journal rubric: Critique and Bibliography

Article type: review


For citation: Postnikova M.I. Mentality of generations: scientific myth or reality? Review of the book by V.I. Pishchik «The Mentality of Generations in the fluid Modernity». M.: INFRA-M, 2018. 149 p.. Sotsial'naya psikhologiya i obshchestvo = Social Psychology and Society, 2019. Vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 189–195. DOI: 10.17759/sps.2019100215. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Margarita I. Postnikova, Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, Professor of the Chair of Pedagogy, Northern (Arctic) Federal University Named After M.V. Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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