The article is devoted to the problem of the values of family education in the context of
Russian legislation, the historical conditions of their formation as a factor in the positive
development of the state from Ancient Russia to the second half of the 19th century,
reflecting the national characteristics of the formation of family law and its traditions. Its
content is aimed at public awareness of the role and degree of influence of the state on the
creation of the family as a social institution, whose functions are determined by the tasks
of procreation and the education of worthy citizens of their country. The author holds the
main idea that the values of family life, family upbringing and the norms of family law are
As research methods a structural analysis of texts of legislative acts sources and
scientific research on ethnic history and legislation containing the norms of Russian
legislation, analysis of regulatory legal acts in the field of family policy and family education
is used. This allows you to identify, study and interpret data on the nature and content of the
values of family education in the structure of family law in different historical periods. The
text is addressed to a wide circle of readers interested in the history of their country. It can
be used in the preparation of historical and pedagogical works, highlighting the problem
of family education and values as its basis. The historical facts contained in the article will
be interesting for specialists involved in the development of legislative and regulatory acts
governing marriage and family relations.
Keywords: value foundations of family life; values of family education; norms and
traditions of family education; marital and family behavior; Russian legislation in the field of
family education; analysis of legislative documents in the field of family relations
Professor of the Department of Psychology and Pedagogy, Deputy Director of the Institute of History and Philology of the Vologda State University, Dsc. in Pedagogics, Associate Professor
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