Starting with the 21st century, human society has become increasingly complex, so that today we live in a profoundly troubling world, subject to continuous change, marked by deep conflicts, tensions and social divisions, but also by the ravishing effects of modern technology on the surrounding environment. All our questions concerning the forming of the world, the social differences of mankind or those regarding the future represent a preoccupation of sociology, which has a fundamental role in modern life.
Sociology makes it so that people carefully examine the social environment they live in, verify their incomplete or even erroneous knowledge related to it. Sociology helps individuals understand the means of organization of society, the reason for which a society is as it is and how it can be changed. Through sociological knowledge, people acquire a new form of consciousness, this allowing us to state that sociology is a liberating science. The purpose of the present endeavour is to present basic sociological concepts in the simplest possible way, this offering it a distinct character. The apparition and development of sociology, the fundamental notions, the theoretical and methodological landmarks, the organization, the products and social relations are found perfectly systemized in the contents of the present creation.
All elements contained in it are presented in a manner so as to aid in acquiring knowledge in different fields of sociology, it can be easily adaptable to the needs of individual courses, as sociology ensures a better understanding, offering us an increasingly greater chance of changing our own lives.