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    STUDIA PHILOLOGIA - Issue no. 1 / 2017  


Published Online: 2017-03-24
Published Print: 2017-03-31


Teaching American Studies. A Russian View. The article addresses the issue of teaching American studies to university students. In the atmosphere of anti-Americanism which characterizes life in contemporary Russia, the subject acquires a particular significance as an effective means of educating people for democracy. Such an approach determines the choice of topics and the method of presentation. The author discusses both challenges of American democracy and its advantages, as viewed from Russia. Particular emphasis is made on values and fundamental principles of American political life, which are compared to those in Russia.

Keywords: American studies, Russia, challenges of democracy, American values.


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