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Khachatryan M.A. Towards the development of the values system: constructivist perspective

Full text in Russian: Хачатрян М.А. К проблеме развития системы ценностей субъекта: конструктивистская перспектива
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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The article contains theoretical analysis of value problematic from a perspective of social constructionism. Two stages of development of value as a construct are discussed. New term “Values Declaration” is suggested to describe the linguistic explication of values. Hypothesis of awareness of the connection between personal values and behavior being a factor of development of value as a construct is a result of theoretical analysis. Empirical part consists of an experimental research, which proves this hypothesis.

Keywords: values, social constructionism, concepts, constructs, meanings, system of personal experience, declarations, value congruency


Author is thankful to his scientific adviser Ekaterina Dubovskaya for critics and support.


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Received 10 February 2015. Date of publication: 29 June 2015.

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Khachatryan Marat A. Ph.D. Student, Department of Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ul. Mokhovaya, 11, str. 9, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Khachatryan M.A. Towards the development of the values system: constructivist perspective. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 41, p. 7. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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