On psychological sources of young russian politicians’ political behavior

On psychological sources of young russian politicians’ political behavior

Zverev A.L.,

Cand. Sci. (Pol. Sci.), Associate Professor, Department of Political Sociology and Psychology, Faculty of Political Science, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, zveandr@mail.ru

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Zverev A.L. On psychological sources of young russian politicians’ political behavior. – Polis. Political Studies. 2013. No. 6. P. 37-45. (In Russ.)


The article tackles the problem of psychological sources of the activist type of modern Russian youth’s political behavior. Psychological reasons of young people’s coming to politics are analyzed, and principal trends are revealed, of social mobility in the frameworks of youth socio-political organizations of different political orientations. Considered is the influence of young politicians’ political socialization, of their motivation moulds, of their personality features on their choice of their own models of political behavior in modern Russian politics.

activist political behavior; political socialization; motivation mould of political participation; young politicians personality features; pattern of political behavior; youth socio-political movements.

Content No. 6, 2013

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