THE CONCEPT OF NATIONAL IDENTITY IN UKRAINE: THE MEANING AND THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL ASPECTS

Panasenko Anastasiia Ruslanovna

Ukraine, Zaporozhia National University, Post graduate student of Journalism Department

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Abstract.

The problem of national identity is very popular, including Ukrainian scientific community. This is due to many factors. In particular, the fact that the definition of Ukrainian identity can be certain theoretical way to create a national state, another ideological clichés by which certain political forces are developing new arguments in the struggle for power. However, the theoretical solution of the problem helps highlight the true national interest, which is a necessary awareness component of Ukrainian society, capable specify its viability. The very problem is specific to Ukraine. Abandoned in the last century, now it only worsened. 

Keywords: identity, nation, national identity, patriotism, forms of the national identity.

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