Sociologie Românească, Vol. IV, no. 2/2005, pp. 78-89.
Instituția”vecinătății” în Mărginimea Sibiului - mod învățat de gândire și reper referențial al nivelului de civilizație
The institution of the neighborhood in the region Mărginimea Sibiului - learned way of thinking and reference point for the civilization level
Abstract (Rezumat în limba engleză): The article presents the role of the brotherhood Institution in the community life from Mãrginimea Sibiului and the means the normative system became a thinking learned system and action. The importance of the normative system of an organization, community or social group is dependent of the necessity to assure the social system a generator support of effective and rational repetitive mechanism. The human actions are governed by customs, habits and normative skills that are transmitted from one generation to another, thus influencing a pervading influence on the acting and thinking means and modalities. Being a European Institution, with multiple functions, the Brotherhood has regularly exercised, within the community life, certain effects of self-regulation of the moral structure of the Romanian customer rights. As a social function controlling institution - emphasizing the moral mistakes, as a result of the shared practices, and also hardened by the village communities and continued on a different plan by The Brotherhood Institution - it has a dominant influence in the Romanian village social life from Mãrginimea Sibiului.