Russian School of the Sociology of Youth:
a View on 50 Years of History
Dr. Sci. (Sociol.) Prof., Сhief Researcher, Department of sociology of youth, Institute of Socio-Political Research RAS, Moscow, Russia firstname.lastname@example.org
The article analyzes milestones in the formation of youth sociology since its revival in the 1960s to the present time. Paying main attention to the formation of its theoretical base, the article considers the process of formation of scientific schools, with the creative activity of representatives of which the main stages in development of this branch of sociology are associated. Presented in the article are scientific developments of Novosibirsk, Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Ural, Ulyanovsk, Moscow humanitarian University, Academic schools, as well as newly formed research teams, reflect the current state of the national sociology of youth. At the same time, the chronology of the development of concepts and theories of youth allows us to consider the dynamics of the main youth problems.