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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Oct 07, Wossen Agnew rated it it was amazing. Whilst this book’s general thesis is fantastic, the examples are largely outdated, the book is pretty dry and the book offers very little to somebody who has already studied sociology. Though I’m guessing Mills was unaware of what he was doing, in these mid-century books the world consists only of men and one mention of Karen Horney.

I really like sociology. Though I wouldn’t recommend it to everyone imagiinacion it’s certainly not light reading, it provides an excellent toolkit for starting to understand what is going on in our complex world. Just as timely today as it was over fifty years ago, it continues to be an excellent introduction to the discipline of sociology and how to think sociologically. Por su imagjnacion, hombres -; The appendix ‘On Intellectual Craftsmanship’ is a fantastic outline of how a sociologist or student of any social science ought to conduct themself.

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 connectin C. Lazarsfeld son ejem plos actuales. Though Mill had a few touches of elitism to him, it was so refreshing to read someone who had a vision for social sciences and for the academy that mandates relevance to society at large and the individual.


Preview — The Sociological Imagination by C. Es la cualidad imaginackon todo lo que. Jan 07, Erik rated it it was amazing Shelves: In this book, Mills criticizes the two dominant methods of s The first pages of this book were really hard to get through, and even after that, the book was very dense and took quite a bit of effort to understand. Entre los soci61ogossientan tanta urgencia.

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It is best read, I think, as a polemic. The appendix On Intellectual Craftmanship, by the way, is worth the cover price of aociologica book.

To generalize a group of people and state a theory as axiom fails to take note of human flexibility and dynamism, as well as thoroughly ignore individual differences.

He was a sociologist at Columbia University, and the goal of this book was to analyze the discipline of sociology with suggestions for improvement. I would recommend this for anyone who works in sociology or science that deals with humans. 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” and when I finished the last chapter I wanted to pump my fist in the air and join the revolution.

Wright Mills is best remembered for his highly acclaimed work The Sociological Imaginationin which he set forth his views on how social science should be pursued. Having been written in the 50s, there is much which appears dated; the position on reason and freedom, for example, or the exclusive use of male pronouns. He states “…all these ideals of The Enlightenment have rested upon the happy assumption of the inherent relation of reason and freedom” p. Po ue esa ima. He believes in work linking history and biography exploring the relations between the two, and he personally cares about issues of equity and social.

Feb 11, Dustin Hartley rated it it was amazing. I enjoied of reading this book. When i read the opening chapters on grand theory and abstracted empiricism, I was thinking it a ‘theoretical’ and ‘methodological’ exercise in critique – and considered as such it is a bit limited; hardly breaking sweat for Mills to take apart the grand theory of Parsons or the abstracted empiricism of behaviourism.


Aug 31, Trevor soviologica it it was amazing Shelves: He accuses researchers of too often bending to the biases of the institutions of which they are a part, or, perhaps more grievously, to those supplying the money.

La Imaginación Sociológica – Charles Wright Mills – Google Books

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It is reactionary, yet farther-reaching than a mere list of grievances and prescriptions. They are that we are entirely self-made or that we are completely the product of our environment. His conception of the “Sociological Imagination” is more than a buzzword; it is a vehicle to a much broader sociolgica still realistic understanding of WHAT exactly the problems of society are and HOW we may go about studying skciologica.

Es usando esa herramienta que es la reflexividad -fascinante e imprescindible capacidad humana para atender a nuestras capacidades y responsabilidades- como podemos alterar posibles situaciones de injusticia sostenidas por lo estructural. And that is sociology.

This book has encouraged me to think about my proposed field of work post-graduation.

Sep 26, Fereidoun rated it really liked it. The educational and the political role of social science in a democracy is to help cultivate and sustain public and individuals that are able to develop, to live with, and to act upon adequate definitions of personal and social realities.