Ethnic identity research of students from mixed marriages in post-soviet Kazakhstan

[Speaker] Aimaganbetova, Olga:1
[Co-author] Aimaganbetov, Akhmet:1, Nurbekova, Zhanar:1, Orakova, Amangul:2, Kassymova, Laura:1, Almurzayeva, Bibigul:3, Turgumbayeva, Aizhan:4
1:al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Kazakhstan), 2:Institution of advanced qualification (Kazakhstan), 3:K.Zhubanov ARSU (Kazakhstan), 4:Turan University (Kazakhstan)

At present time, Kazakhstan experiences the increased number of mixed marriages. The purpose of research is to study the ethnic identity of students from mixed marriages. Research applies the "Types of ethnic identity" of G. Soldatova modified by O.Aymaganbetova. Research shows that marginals differ in positive ethnic identity (71%), ethnic indifference (27%), ethnonihilism (1%) and an etnoizotsionalizm (1%).The norms of ethnic identity is characterized for 71%; hypoidentity - 27%, hyper identity-2%. The scales "positive ethnic identity" and "ethnofanaticism" (0,485 **),"positive ethnic identity" and "an affective component of ethnic identity"(-0,391 *),"positive ethnic identity" and "ethnic indifference" (-0,428 *),"high need for ethnic identity" and "low need for ethnic identity"(-0,589 **),"high need for ethnic identity" and "a cognitive component of ethnic identity" (0,399 *) reveales significant correlation. Thus, the young people born in interethnic marriages are tolerant in the interethnic relations and directed on mutual understanding and interaction.
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