The role of ethnic-social attitudes in the interpersonal interaction has been determined. As a result of the empiric research the character of influence of ethnic-social attitudes on peculiarities of interpersonal interaction has been defined. Social and psychological factors of ethnic-social attitudes are analysed. The parameters of interpersonal interaction of youth of the Crimean ethnic-contact groups are determined. The ways of further working out of the problem are outlined.
Key words: ethnic-social attitudes, interpersonal interaction, ingroup, outgroup,
interpersonal relations, social identity, ethnic identity, parameters of ethnic identity, autostereotypes, heterostereotypes.