The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 27
Page No. 6532 - 6535

Experiences of Tolerance: Historical and Philosophical Analysis of Multiculturalism (On the Example of Magnitogorsk, Russia)

Authors : Irina Akulova, Oksana Chernykh, Galina Khakova, Helen Plotnikova, Svetlana Velikanova and Vladimir Chernobrovkin

Abstract: The aim of this research is to analyze ethnic, religious and political tolerance in terms of cultural diversity in the city of Magnitogorsk of the Chelyabinsk Region (Russia). The city of Magnitogorsk which began its history in 1929 is known as one of the largest world centers of ferrous metallurgy as an example of a socialist city (built to service the large steel mill) as the first Soviet city (of the proletariat). Our task is to reveal another unique feature of this city his many years of experience of raising a tolerant attitude to representatives of different nationalities to each other. The study presents an attempt to comprehend the history of the city from the position of formation of the unique multiethnic and multireligious culture. The results of the study can be applied in the further development of the general theory of tolerance and the development of certain aspects of the theory of multiculturalism.

How to cite this article:

Irina Akulova, Oksana Chernykh, Galina Khakova, Helen Plotnikova, Svetlana Velikanova and Vladimir Chernobrovkin, 2016. Experiences of Tolerance: Historical and Philosophical Analysis of Multiculturalism (On the Example of Magnitogorsk, Russia). The Social Sciences, 11: 6532-6535.

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