• Dumitru STAN PhD Associated Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi,


sociological concepts, social learning, restrictive assignment


A major drawback of the contemporary sociology is the conceptual incoherence. There is not even one single concept that it is used with the same meaning by all the sociologists. This critical situation depends on various subjective circumstances ( the vanities, the aspirations, the motivations, the personal capacities of the researchers of the social), but also on the process, aparently objective, of the sociological concepts formation and defining . The stages of this process are the interpersonal communication of the experience, the formation of the similarities, the social types construction and represent the subject of this study. The final conclusion is that sociology builds/ rebuilds its own conceptual instruments, but the categories it proposes are and will remain restrictive.


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