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Research on the current situation of life values of university students in Beijing

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DOI: 10.23977/jsoce.2024.060317 | Downloads: 4 | Views: 115

Author(s)

Li Chunjiang 1, Zhang Hao 1, Tian Lei 1, Guo Jinliu 1, Hao Shujun 2, Yu Ganyu 2

Affiliation(s)

1 School of Marxism, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), Beijing, 100083, China
2 School of Economics and Management, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, 510642, China

Corresponding Author

Li Chunjiang

ABSTRACT

This study aims to analyze the current state of life values among university students in Beijing and to explore the major influencing factors on contemporary students' life values. Using questionnaire surveys and random sampling, 820 university students from various universities in Beijing were investigated. An empirical analysis method was employed to analyze the current state of life values and major influencing factors. The study revealed that material and family values accounted for a relatively large share of students' value orientations, and achieving self-ideals was also their primary pursuit. However, their sense of social responsibility was relatively weak. The main factors influencing university students' life values include materialistic tendencies caused by economic development, misunderstandings in family education that prioritize results over the process, the disconnect between professional education and ideological and political education in universities, negative influences of internet culture, and students' lack of subjective initiative.

KEYWORDS

Beijing; university students; life values; current situation

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Li Chunjiang, Zhang Hao, Tian Lei, Guo Jinliu, Hao Shujun, Yu Ganyu, Research on the current situation of life values of university students in Beijing. Journal of Sociology and Ethnology (2024) Vol. 6: 106-113. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/jsoce.2024.060317.

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