Approaches to the Studying Youth Migration in Russia: Reviewing Discussions

Approaches to the Studying Youth Migration in Russia:
Reviewing Discussions


Chernysheva N.S.

Trainee Researcher the Center for Youth Studies, National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, St. Petersburg, Russia. nchernisheva@hse.ru

Zhang Yuxin

Trainee Researcher the Center for Youth Studies, National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, St. Petersburg, Russia. Yuchzhan_1@edu.hse.ru

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The article was written within the framework of the project of the HSE Youth Research Center (St. Petersburg) “The choice of life strategies by talented youth and its role in increasing the competitiveness of Russian regions as a response to global challenges of ‘brain drain’”. The research was carried out at the expense of the grant of the Russian Science Foundation No. 21-18-00122.

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Chernysheva N.S., Zhang Yuxin Approaches to the Studying Youth Migration in Russia: Reviewing Discussions. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2022. No 11. P. 135-143




Abstract

An overview of the Russian scientific discussion on internal youth migration is offered. The first part contains statistical data on the age and educational composition of internal migrants, describes the types and main causes of youth migration. The second part analyzes discussions of Russian researchers about youth migration: attitudes and intentions, sense of place for migration plans. Specifics of the application of the theory of push and pull factors of migration (push and pull factors) are considered, the strengths and weaknesses of discussions about youth migration, opportunities for their more effective use in practice are presented.


Keywords
youth migration; educational migration; internal migration; migration factors; migration attitudes; migration intentions; sense of place; brain drain

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