RESEARCH ARTICLE


Values of Professional Sphere in Youth Subcultures



Anna Sheveleva1, *
1 Academy of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Southern Federal University, 105/42 Bolshaya Sadovaya Str., 344006, Rostov-on-Don, Russia


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* Address correspondence to this author at the Academy of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Southern Federal University, 105/42 Bolshaya Sadovaya Str., 344006, Rostov-on-Don, Russia; Tel: +79185536103; E-mail: amsheveleva@sfedu.ru


Abstract

Background:

Solving the problem of professional self-determination is an important task of social development in adolescence. All social functioning of the personality takes place in the context of culture, with subculture being one of its components.

Objective:

Identification of peculiarities of ideas about professional values in different youth subcultures.

Methods:

The respondents are young people belonging to the subcultures “rock” and “anime”, and those who do not belong to any subcultures, a total of 180 people. The techniques “Career Anchors” by E. Schein and “Terminal values questionnaire” by I.G. Senin were used. The methods of statistical processing are Spearman correlation analysis, Friedman criterion, Mann-Whitney criterion.

Results:

The differences of ideas about professional values in different subcultures and at the persons who do not refer themselves to any subcultures are revealed. The results describe the preferences of different career anchors and their consistency or inconsistency towards the terminal values of the professional sphere.

Conclusion:

Taking into account the subcultural affiliation of young people with the psychological support of their professional self-determination can influence the effectiveness of work with youth.

Keywords: Values, Career, Career anchors, Professional sphere, Subculture, Youth.