Determinants of the political culture of Kazakhstani students

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Shakhnaza Khalikova
Gulnar Nassimova
Nina Saitova
Aikerim Kamaldinova


The problem of political activity and political culture of youth in general, and student's youth in particular, have gained an importance recently. Lack of interest in the existing political processes in Kazakhstan and in the world among the younger generation became the norm. Recent numerous monitoring and researches show that the youth of Kazakhstan takes a passive position concerning process of elections. In this research it was made an attempt to reveal the determinants of political culture of the Kazakhstan student's youth. In article there presented and analyzed the results of the sociological polls concerning the main indicators of social and demographic situation, social well-being of youth. Research showed that the world economic crisis attracts social stratification of society which seriously influences an electoral activity of the Kazakhstan student's youth. Exactly, the difficulties in the solution of social and economic problems for youth in modern Kazakhstan are becoming the most important indicators of its relation to policy and participation in electoral process. The current stage of development of the Kazakhstan society is characterized by deep changes in all spheres of life. Processes of reforming took the forms of essential transformational changes, having thoroughly transformed the economic, political, social, civil relations, political system of the state. Problems of youth came to the forefront, The refore the human capital is a basis. Here legal bases and traditions are necessary. Therefore we need to solve fundamental basic problems from the economic point of view.

Keywords: Kazakhstan student youth, young people, political activity, determinants of youth political culture


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Khalikova, S., Nassimova, G., Saitova, N., & Kamaldinova, A. (2017). Determinants of the political culture of Kazakhstani students. New Trends and Issues Proceedings on Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(2), 246-253.


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