Sociological Study of Loneliness: The Problem of Conceptual Model Development

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The significance of the problem of loneliness is stipulated by the contemporary state of society. Being the subject matter of study of the most diverse disciplines, the problem of loneliness involves various interpretations. The sociological approach to the study of loneliness implies the creation of a conceptual model which can provide the basis for the empirical study of the given phenomenon. Different versions of the models involved are analyzed in the present article.


Zh V Puzanova

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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Кафедра социологии; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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