Sociocultural Expression of National Identity of the Karakalpak People

Khatira Sabirovna Kamalova, Raushan Sabirovna Kamalova


This article briefly presents the history of the Karakalpak people, provides some historical data on the origin of the Karakalpak people, their socio-cultural characteristics, human aspects and national mentality. From a sociological point of view, the daily and cultural life of the Karakalpak people was analyzed, which is reflected in the social space, its tendency towards national identity, the social nature of the Karakalpaks as the historical and socio-cultural identity of an ethnic group in interactions and relationships. The authors consider the cultural life of the Karakalpaks, which expresses the national identity of the Karakalpak people. The article also emphasizes the need for a theoretical understanding of the features of social reality due to the fact that with the development of modern society, new phenomena arise that affect the national mentality of the people, the development of civil society in the Republic of Karakalpakstan. In connection with these phenomena, there is a growing need to support multi-ethnic relations and citizenship. The authors note that the acceleration of the development of the information society, the factors of migration in the Republic of Karakalpakstan also require an in-depth analysis of the current state of development of civil society, multi-ethnic relations and the need to support citizenship. Indeed, as globalization intensifies, so does the need to preserve local identity.


Identity; Karakalpak People; Republic of Karakalpakstan; Socio-Cultural Ties; Social Relations and Interactions; Ethnic Identity; Sociological Approach; Historical Analysis

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