Family role in civil identity formation of migrants’ children
Cand. Sci. (Sociol.), Acting Head of the Department of youth sociology and youth policy, Saint Petersburg State University. Saint Petersburg, Russia. email@example.com
Cand. Sci (Psychol.), Assoc. Prof., Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Saint Petersburg, Russia, Russia firstname.lastname@example.org
Cand. Sci (Psychol.), Assoc. Prof., Saint-Petersburg State University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia email@example.com
A family role in the formation of civil and ethnic identity of teenagers in mono-ethnic and interethnic families of migrants is considered based on the materials of research conducted in 2016–2017 in Saint-Petersburg. The following options of the Russian identity of teenagers from migrant families are proposed: stable-positive, stable-negative, unstable-positive, unstable-negative, indifferent. It is concluded that the formation of a stable positive Russian identity of migrant children is related to the non-contradictory ethnic identity development, the parents’ strategy for integration into Russian society, solidarity model of parenthood, free-range parenting, and child-rearing focused on recognized Russian models. The parents’ stable social status, job availability and stable social and economic status, as well as family cultural resources are very important.
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