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Вагапова А. Р. Correlation of Subjective Well-Being and Socio-Political Representation of Ethnic Groups. Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series. Series: Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology, 2016, vol. , iss. 4, pp. 330-? DOI:

Correlation of Subjective Well-Being and Socio-Political Representation of Ethnic Groups


The paper presents the results of a theoretical and empirical study of subjective well-being and socio-political representation of ethnic groups. The study included proportionally equal samples of Russian and Kazakh respondents (Saratov, N = 60). Using a combination of psycho-pedagogical instruments, such as a questionnaire aimed at identifying socio-political views developed by the author of the study, the «Level of social frustratedness instrument» (L. I. Vasserman, B. V. Iovlev, M. A. Berebin), and the «C. Ryff’s scale of psychological well-being» (L. V. Zhukovskaya, E. G. Troshina), the study revealed that in the times of crisis (unstable political and economic situation in the country) external factors of evaluating subjective well-being play a pivotal role for the Russian respondents. One of the practical applications of this study is that its findings can be used in the counselling practice of psychological services.


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