THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Marriage and family in Russia: past, present and future

2016. №4, pp. 18-25

Morozova O.V. - Ph.D. (History), Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishcheva Str., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

According to statistic data modern family in Russian Federation is in severe crisis. The number of official marriages is decreasing; the quantity of non-registered alliances is rising. As a result the number of illegitimated children, unmarried mothers and abandoned children is great. In these conditions a new ideology called childfree comes. A parallel circle between state policy in demography, family and motherhood of 20-40 of the XX century and modern period is made in the article.

Key words: брак, семья, чайлдфри, добровольная бездетность, идеология, демографическая политика, семейная политика, семейные ценности, marriage, family, childfree, voluntary childlessness, ideology, demographic policy, family policy, family values