The social value of «dwelling» in the mass consciousness of Russians

Nemirovsky V.G.


The article analyzes the social value of “dwelling” and its personal meanings. Housing is considered a multifunctional social institution designed to fulfill a wide range of human needs. In a study of the country's residents, it is shown that the social value of “housing” occupies a prominent place in the hierarchy of values. Based on the results of the study, a conclusion is drawn regarding the prevalence of the compensatory personal meaning of the social value “dwelling”. A number of promising hypotheses have been advanced regarding the social value of “housing” in the mass consciousness of Russians.


the value of dwelling in society; mass consciousness; personal meaning; the functions of housing; the significance of dwelling as a value.

DOI: 10.31249/rsoc/2023.04.04

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