The Effect of Network Practices on the Identification Processes among Young People in the Circumstances of Sociocultural Risks

Asiet Yusufovna Shadje, Elena Sergeevna Kukva


The article analyzes the role and place of network practices in the identification of young people in the circumstances of sociocultural risks. The insight into the information and communication environment in the context of modern science is provided; the positive and negative aspects of its controversial influence on young people are revealed. The transformation of the axiological space of the Russian language as one of the unifying phenomena typical of the current stage of the development of our society is analyzed. The attention is paid to the peculiarities of the processes of identification of young people in the North Caucasus. The effectiveness of detection and use of the heuristic capabilities of network practices in the complex nonlinear identification processes is substantiated.The research is of interdisciplinary nature: the principle of consistency, the synergistic and sociocultural approaches, and the comparative method were used. The authors conclude the following: The information network is a) non-linear, b) open c) uncertain. And the youth are to be taught how to work in the network space. It aims at identifying and using the heuristic capabilities of network practices in the identification processes, at a) understanding the complex unity in diversity, b) realizing that the national, regional, and ethnic identities in modern Russia are based on new value-related and ideological references, which are formed on the basis of the civil culture preserving the sociocultural diversity; c) the need for a network approach as a resource to strengthen Russia's national identity.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5s2p46

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