THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Extremism and nationalism in the interpretation of youth Astrakhan

2012. №4, pp. 320-326

Bocharnikova Irina S. - Ph.D. (Sociology), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,

In article the sociological analysis of the factors promoting emergence and distribution of nationalism in the youth environment is carried out, features of youth nationalism in the Astrakhan region on the basis of poll of 24 astrakhanets at the age from 15 till 27 years adhering to extreme and nationalist views are considered. The analysis of data showed that such sociocultural the phenomena as in the youth environment, first of all it is possible to consider nationalism as a form of protest behavior, as respondents recognized.

Key words: Extremism and nationalism in the youth environment,Protest behavior,Nationalist views.