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Гендерная специфика жизненных планов молодежи Дальнего Востока России

The article focuses on life plans of the Far-Eastern students and schoolchildren which they stated during the focus groups aimed to study migration and conducted in September – October 2019. The youth life plans were characterized by varying degrees of detail, realism, or vice versa, idealism, which was not necessarily dependent on age (the youngest participants were 14 y.o.; the oldest ones were 20 and over). The article highlights that certain gender specifics can be traced in the life plans. The author puts forward the following questions: How do that gender specifics reproduce traditional gender norms and ideals?  To what extent do modernization representations affect gender differences? The study shows that the life plans of the Primorsky Krai students and schoolchildren have a complex combination of traditional and modern characteristics, with pronounced gender specifics  in both parts. Young girls and boys tend to strive to follow an individualized life path and to be ready to adapt to changes throughout their life