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Political and ideological identities of the Ukrainian students


This article is about political and ideological identification of Ukrainian students. According to Almond and Verba’s conception of political culture political identification is important element of political consciousness, which reflects maintenance of subject’s attitude to political objects. Its empirical indexes are evaluative attitude toward different parties and movements, level of information distribution about parties’ programs and extent of its sup porting, feeling of belonging to the nation, state, city. The results of sociolog ical survey, which took place in 20002003 in Ukrainian institutes of higher education, are presented in the article. Also the major factors, which influ ence the formation of students’ political consciousness, are considered here.

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