Article focus on question of authority in the context of intergenerational relationships. The main objective is to analyze the philosophical, pedagogical and psychological base. The text focus on the value orientation of youth in relation to adults and the senior population. Questions are asked and indicated inspiration, which are sought answers. In the same way, as it is adjudged to individuals or social groups, authority can be related to scientific fields, philosophical theories and even to social institutions. What is the place of contemporary school within this intersection of relations? Does it reflect the crisis of culture, society and democracy? What is authority based on? To what extent is it necessary to deal with authority in the period of its indubitable crisis? Is there anything new we can discover in this area? To what extent is it useful to consider authority a pedagogical problem?
authority; intergenerational relations; social competence; older generation; rights; freedom; responsibility; youth
ALENA VALISOVA (2016). Authority in the context of the intergenerational relations. International Journal of Teaching and Education, Vol. IV(4), pp. 60-69. , DOI: 10.20472/TE.2016.4.4.005
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