Psychological features of modern culture of the monetary family

  • I. Zubiashvily G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of NAES of Ukraine
  • T. Melnychuk G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of NAES of Ukraine
Keywords: monetary culture; monetary representations; money; money models; nuclear family; cultural values; family values; economic socialization


In the article analyzes the results of the research of psychological feature of the monetary culture of the modern families, were considered socio-cultural factors influencing the process of formation of the monetary culture of the family. Emphasizes the socio-psychological role of money in the context of the formation of the monetary culture of the nuclear family. For the purpose to analyze the influence of the systemic peculiarities of the culture of money on the monetary culture of modern family, an empirical study was conducted that showed the priority values of modern families as indicators of monetary culture. On the basis of empirical research, were identified the peculiarities of monetary relations in the family, which are characterized by the orientation of stereotypical monetary models, which were learned even in childhood. The influence of money on the transformation of family roles is shown, where the amount of money invested in the family budget is the main factor in determining the head of the family and the implementation of monetary management, which is implemented mainly on women's or men's models. It is proved that money is a stable factor determining the distribution of social roles in the modern nuclear family. Money management in the family occurs in three main models: male in priority; female in priority; egalitarian, which are directly determined by the balance of money invested in the family budget of each spouse. The value of money in the value scale of the modern family, ranked third after the value of health and family, is revealed on the basis of empirical research. It was also discovered that the monetary culture of children in the modern nuclear family is characterized by a high degree of adaptability to the conditions of a market economy in comparison with previous generations, the aim of children to achieve material goods. The article highlights the importance and necessity of additional scientific researches on the influence of family relationships on the economic socialization of children, the assimilation of their economic culture and the implementation of norms, skills of economic behavior, as well as the attractiveness of preschool children is that children themselves can not enter into economic relations at the moment, but acquire this experience only in artificially created family conditions or in gaming activities, as in pre-school educational institutions and from the media (television, computer games, etc.).


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Zubiashvily, I., & Melnychuk, T. (2018). Psychological features of modern culture of the monetary family. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 25(1), 135-139. Retrieved from