Patriotic Education in Contemporary Russia: Sociological Studies in the Making of the Post-Soviet Citizen by Anna SaninaPatriotic Education in Contemporary Russia: Sociological Studies in the Making of the Post-Soviet Citizen by Anna Sanina

Patriotic Education in Contemporary Russia: Sociological Studies in the Making of the Post-Soviet…

byAnna Sanina

Paperback | August 1, 2017

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This book outlines the complexities, contestation, and contradictions in the formal organization and contents of patriotic education in post-Soviet Russia. While the topics of patriotism and patriotic education are highly political and politicized, this study approaches them from a more sociological perspective. It is based on a variety of sources and empirical data, including the indicators and budgets of federal and regional patriotic-education programs and on field research. The book explores in depth all major agents of patriotic education in Russia, such as the government, schools, youth associations, churches, and the film/cartoon industry. It traces the development of governmental patriotic programs in recent decades, discusses how the Soviet past and political traditions influence today's system of patriotic education, and presents numerous case studies illustrating real-life processes in current patriotic education.

Anna Sanina is associate professor of public administration at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, Russia. She has been the initiator and principal investigator of several projects on social aspects of the Russian political system, the formation of a Russian national idea, political behavior i...
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Title:Patriotic Education in Contemporary Russia: Sociological Studies in the Making of the Post-Soviet…Format:PaperbackDimensions:188 pagesPublished:August 1, 2017Publisher:ibidem PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3838210336

ISBN - 13:9783838210339

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Aiming to provide a new formal perspective on Russian patriotic education, this book includes field research results on different agents of the Russian patriotism, such as regional and local authorities, schoolteachers, students and youth leaders. It provides illustration from contemporary Russian life, as well as a lot of interesting quotations, questions and dialogues.