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Development of Ethnic Social Identity Among the Members of Ethnic Community Organizations as the Factor of Preventing the Spread of Nationalist Sentiments in a Multicultural Society

Tatiana Ivanovna Bonkalo, Natalia Tarasovna Kolesnik, Elena Alexandrovna Sorokoumova, Sergey Vasilievitch Bonkalo, 0lga Borisovna Polyakova

Russian State Social University, Address: Bld. 1, 4 Wilhelm Pieck Str., Moscow 129226, Russia

DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.13005/bbra/1912

ABSTRACT: This article is dedicated to the actual problem of preventing the spread of nationalist sentiments in a multicultural society. The modern stage of social development characterized by rapid growth of inter-ethnic contact, intense changes in the ethnic composition of the country, which explains kept in repair by dynamics of migration flows, a variety of social groups, ethnic communities. In this regard, the issue of ethnic minorities, their social status and their position in the multinational country, their successful adaptation and integration into the global multicultural region, has acquired a special urgency. Basing on the conducted empirical study, the authors make the conclusion about the development of ethnic social identity of the members of ethnic community organizations as the key condition for preventing of the spread of neo-nazism. The authors define the nature, content and types of ethnic social identity of national minorities, elaborate the author diagnostic tools to study its development, conduct the empirical research and basing on its results discover the psychological mechanisms for transformation of national identity of representatives of different ethnic groups dispersedly residing on the territory of Russian.

KEYWORDS: ethnic identity; social identity; ethnic social identity; national minorities; ethnic community organizations

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Bonkalo T. I, Kolesnik N. T, Sorokoumova E. A, Bonkalo S. V, Polyakova O. B. Development of Ethnic Social Identity Among the Members of Ethnic Community Organizations as the Factor of Preventing the Spread of Nationalist Sentiments in a Multicultural Society. Biosci Biotechnol Res Asia 2015;12(3)

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Bonkalo T. I, Kolesnik N. T, Sorokoumova E. A, Bonkalo S. V, Polyakova O. B. Development of Ethnic Social Identity Among the Members of Ethnic Community Organizations as the Factor of Preventing the Spread of Nationalist Sentiments in a Multicultural Society. Biosci Biotechnol Res Asia 2015;12(3). Available from: http://www.biotech-asia.org/?p=4065>

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