Attitude as labor migrants’ social-psychological adaptation factor (Labor migrants from Uzbekistan taken as examples)

O. G. Mokretcova, N. S. Chrustaleva, V. F. Fedorov, E. B. Karpova, S. P. Shkliaruk

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Abstract

his article is devoted to current issues of labor migrants’ adaptation. The research is based on questioning 210 labor migrants from Uzbekistan aged 17 to 49, at present living in Saint Petersburg. It should be mentioned that Uzbekistan labor migrants constitute a considerable part of the entire labor-migrant flow to Russia, Saint Petersburg, in particular. The research targets the analysis of personal characteristics contributing to effective adaptation by labor migrants. The research contains an analysis of the system of personality “I”-structures interrelation, their constructive, destructive, and deficient components as well as the analysis of life-meaning guidelines and the system of migrants’ family and interpersonal relationships. The outcomes obtained make it possible to examine labor migrants’ unique personality characteristics, depending on their attitude toward whether to stay in Russia or return to Uzbekistan, as well as to provide an analysis of migrants’ mental health or psychological well-bei
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)178-189
Number of pages11
JournalPsychology in Russia: State of the Art
Volume9
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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