Patriotic Education in the Process of Youth Socialization in Conditions of Hybrid Warfare
The Journal of Social Sciences Research
The article deals with the analysis of the problem of patriotic education in the process of youth socialization in conditions of hybrid warfare. Based on their own personal many-years' experience as educators and top-officials of the higher educational establishment which had been displaced from the military zone in the east of Ukraine and implementing a number of sociological methods of research, the authors state that patriotism can essentially influence the formation of an individual's
... individual's political culture in general identifying his attitude to the history, traditions and religious preferences of his nation, to the evaluation of the nation's place and role in the modern world. The authors arrive at the conclusion that patriotism determines political orientations of an individual towards the political institutions of a society, towards a political system as well as towards an individual's personal participation in the political life. A special emphasis is made on the idea that in modern Ukraine which actually faces Russia's hybrid warfare in Donbas, patriotism serves as the most important value which does not only integrate a social potential of an individual but also his spiritual, moral and cultural potentials.