Phenomenology of the Present-Day Childhood

T. Marsinkovskaya

Abstracts. The author discovers the contents of the socialization process of the present-day children and teenagers showing a specific character of aging objectives in terms of uncertainty and variability, typical for a real-life social and cultural development situation. The author offers a phenomenology characterizing various aspects of child’s and teen’s mind formation: personal and cognitive development, formation of morals and communication with agemates and adults, behavior regulation and structuring of perceptions of the world around.

Key words: present-day childhood, psychological phenomenology, socialization.