The issue highlights the current developments in the field of methodology, theory and practice of social psychology. A wide range of socio-psychological problems caused by transformational processes in the Ukrainian society are discussed, from personal perspective to problems of education in social and political dimensions. The results of theoretical and empirical research on the topics of development of large groups, collective subjectivity, civic identity, group interaction, and social conflicts are presented. The concepts of psychological defense, technology for overcoming alienation, self-rehabilitation, rehabilitation, re-socialization and reintegration of risk groups persons are considered. Proposals and recommendations for the implementation of presented developments to practice are offered.
The edition is addressed to social and political psychologists, specialists from related sciences, teachers, PhD students, and university students.