scientific conference of lau
Title Content-Based, Procedural and Discursive Features of Ethnic Identity Transformation under Conditions of Cross-National Relations
Author Olga Yu. Zotova, Lyudmila V. Tarasova
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DOI 10.35853/UfH-RMP-2019-SP01
Section Social Psychology
Year Index UDK [159.9+614.8]:159.922.4:159.923.2 Pages 227–237
Abstract The paper demonstrates the role of psychological security in the process of cross-national interaction. The condition of psychological security can reduce barriers, giving people an opportunity of interacting freely with the world around them. Criteria and indicators of ethnic identity formation were developed, depending on the degree of intensity of individual’s psychological security; these were classified into cognitive, affective and behavioral components and considered at two levels: in relation to oneself and to others. A series of expert interviews was conducted based on the developed system of criteria and indicators of ethnic identity transformation. During this interview series, experts were offered to identify the most significant criteria of individual’s ethnic identity transformation, in their view, depending on the degree of his/her psychological security. To identify the most relevant criteria in experts’ opinion, a variation coefficient was calculated for each of the criteria, and its weight was identified based on experts’ estimates. Contentbased, procedural and discursive features of ethnic identity transformation under condition of cross-national relations were identified, along with their dependency on psychological security.
Keywords
  • expert interview
  • ethnic identity
  • psychological security
For citation Zotova OYu, Tarasova LV. Content-Based, Procedural and Discursive Features of Ethnic Identity Transformation under Conditions of Cross-National Relations. In: Zaks LA, Semitko AP, Mitsek SA, et al. (еds.) Russian Man and Power in the Context of Dramatic Changes in Today’s World: Collection of academic papers from the 21st Russian scientific-practical conference (with international participation) (Yekaterinburg, April 12–13, 2019). Yekaterinburg: Liberal Arts University – University for Humanities; 2019. p. 227–237. Available from: doi:10.35853/UfH-RMP-2019-SP01.
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Funding The article was supported with a grant from the Russian Science Foundation (project № 18-18-00112).
Submitted 12.09.2019
Accepted 14.10.2019