Once more on theoretical sociology

Once more on theoretical sociology

Romanovskiy N.V.

Dr. Sci. (Hist.), Prof., Russian State University for Humanities, Deputy Head Editor “Sotsiologitcheskie Issledovaniya” journal, Chief Researcher, Institute of Sociology of Federal Сenter for Applied and Theoretical research, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia socis@isras.ru

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Romanovskiy N.V. Once more on theoretical sociology. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 7. P. 93-101


Problems of contemporary Russian theoretical sociology are discussed con-sidering also international experiences. An interpretation of factors influencing theoreticalthinking is suggested and causes blocking emergence of new theories and conceptions isformulated. A sequence of ritualized actions in creating results of a theoretical search and itsdemonstration to academic community is suggested.

Russian theoretical sociology; factors influencing theoretical thinking; emergence of new theories; blocking factors; ritualized actions; academic community
Content No 7, 2014