Fear - an Essential Characteristic of Recent Times


  • Petronela Polixenia Nistor Doctoral School of Sociology, Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi
  • Oana-Andreea Neagu PhD Student, Doctoral School of Sociology, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi, Romania




fear, culture of fear, liquid fear, terrorist threat, FoMO syndrome


Current sociological and psychological research tends to consider fear as an essential feature of recent times, an omnipresent phenomenon of contemporary society that influences individual and collective behaviors in different fields. This theoretical analysis explores the various aspects of fear in modern society, with a focus on key concepts such as fear culture, fear sociology, liquid fear, terrorist threat, and fear of freedom. The main objective of this theoretical analysis/research/documentation is to become the theoretical framework for further research on fears and threats in a modern society.  


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How to Cite

Nistor, P. P., & Neagu, O.-A. . (2024). Fear - an Essential Characteristic of Recent Times. Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty: Social Sciences, 13(1), 38-49. https://doi.org/10.18662/lumenss/13.1/100

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