Chelcea 4/2009

Sociologie Românească, Vol. VII, no. 4/2009, pp. 3-18.




Piramida fricilor sociale. Fricile sociale în România - o schiţă psihosociologică

Social fears' pyramid: Social fears in Romania - social-psychological outline

Septimiu Chelcea*


*University of Bucharest


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Abstract: The objectives of this study are to define the concept of “social fear”, the outline social fears during the Communist period and during post-1989 period and the graphic representation of social fears. Throughout Romania’s recent history (1945-2009), social fears have been experienced with variable intensity by different groups and social categories. The liberation of social fears is still an objective, not a reality.

Keywords: fear, social fear, social fears’ pyramid, social fears’ spiral.

Cuvinte-cheie: frică, frică socială, piramida fricilor sociale, spirala fricilor sociale.