Abstract: The main results of the interdisciplinary research investigating the similarities and differences of the students value settings formed under the impact of the Internet are presented in the article. The aim of the article is to determine the role and the influence of the global informational network on everyday life and goal setting of young people. The 713 respondents, the students of all academic years of learning from the universities of China and Kazakhstan have taken part in the research. The methods of the research: sociological poll, Carl Gustav Jungs techniques for the determination of the degree of the dependence of young people on Internet. The article defines the value settings of the student from China and Kazakhstan. Two dynamically developing countries have the aim to keep the culture and traditions in the process of globalization, unification of cultural patterns of behavior and preserve the cultural identity overcoming the Internet dependence which is considered as the threat to the traditional values and mental health of young people.
Svetlana Puzikova, Zabira Madaliyeva, Natalia Kudro, Roza Kasymova and Kuanysh Moldasan, 2016. Internet as an Instrument of Influence on Value Settings of the Youth. The Social Sciences, 11: 3901-3907.