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The Sociological Imagination is a very inspiring read for all sociologists or social scientists to be. I’ve seen excerpts from Chapter 1 An inspirational essay on “The Promise” of sociology and the Appendix A student’s guide to the dos and don’ts and the author’s helpful suggestions “On Intellectual Craftsmanship” in various introductory classes, course packets, and textbook anthologies of sociolobica readings.

It also has some interesting parallels with journalism that I want to explore further. We talked about it in a bar. Hailed upon publication as a cogent and hard-hitting critique, The Sociological Imagination took issue with the ascendant schools of sociology in the United States, calling for a humanist sociology connecting the social, personal, and historical dimensions of our lives.

The system can’t perform the operation now. Email address subscribed successfully. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication. In this book, Mills criticizes the two dominant methods of studying sociology grand theory and abstracted empiricismand then goes on to delineate the sociological imagination—a way of studying society that factors in historical, political and individual factors, that does not get too lofty with grandiose theories and abstractions nor too mired in the numbers and statistics of abstracted empiricism.


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What I like most about him is he goes out of his way to be as clear as possible sociologifa something that academics and academic writing often tries to avoid as if on pain of death. Jan 05, Sean rated it it was amazing Shelves: All of this boils down to a myriad of ‘microscopic’ studies which cannot be logically construed together to form a coherent understanding of social issues.

Conveniently, Mills provides his own three-sentence summary — perhaps more authors should be so handy: Perhaps I’d recommend this book to someone totally uninitiated in Sociology if I’d no other recommendations, but the appendix however is soiologica reading for everybody studying a social science or humanities at university, it’s inspirational and timeless unlike the rest of this book.

Aug 15, Imaginafion added it Shelves: Oct 07, Wossen Agnew rated it it was amazing.

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Hailed upon publication as a cogent and hard-hitting critique, The Sociological Imagination took issue with the ascendant schools of sociology in ,ills United States, calling for a humanist sociology connectin C. But the line went into me like a knife, and so it is with The Sociological Imagination. The following articles are merged in Scholar. He further criticizes what he terms ‘grand theory’ for its charlex and conceptual arrogance in attempting to explain the totality of social issues.

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Jan 07, Erik rated it it was amazing Shelves: So, now I imaginacon. Will have to come back to this in a few years. The collected essays of C. A activation email has been sent to you. This book is known as a classic of any sociological canon. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


La Imaginacion Sociologica

He thinks, like Foucault, that power and social stratification are good things to focus on as ways of understanding society. Jul 19, Kate rated it liked it Recommends it for: Read in part for CRM Contemporary critical theories in criminology and other sociology classes.

He feels those of liberal practicality wrright to “think in terms of situations” and fail to challenge the status quo p. You should be at home with your children, cooking your husband dinner.

Between the oft-referenced first and last sections lay a scathing critique and intelligent t This is one of the best known works of sociology and the highlight of Mills’ impressive career. It’s a hard read at first, and you start of kind of hating Mills and thinking he’s an arrogant sod, but by the time I got to the solution chapters, I had begun to “get it” The Sociological Imagination is a term coined by Mills to describe the way that good imagibacion view a problem and the possible solutions.

For instance, Mills talks about sociologists who have become I’m writing a paper for the New York State Sociological Association and am going to use Mills as one piece of my theoretical foundation. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription.

In fact, she says nothing, preferring to avenge herself in a sneakier manner.