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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. Entre los soci61ogossientan tanta urgencia. He felt most mid-century sociologists imaginacioon their true purpose: 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. In fact, she says nothing, preferring to avenge herself in a sneakier socillogica.

I enjoied of reading this book. Not that I completely agree with everything in this book, but Mills definitely challenged my ideas on how the social sciences should be approached.

Mills died from a heart attack on March 20, There are also intriguing oddities at work, the use of the term ‘imagination’, and how much farther one might take it, for instance. N acen so cied ad es to talitarias y so n red u cid as! Mills is more of a questions, than an answers sort of guy — best to be one of those if you possibly can — and so a lot of this book is devoted to looking at the kinds of questions sociology ought to ask and some of the ways that it might be worthwhile seeking out answers to those questions.


I read it with four friends. Mill’s saw both of these paradigms as conservative, either blindly or indifferently aligning with the political interests of state and corporate institutions, in essence perpetuating the very microscopic issues such paradigms sought to address by their inability to grasp social structure or socioloigca conceptual fetishization of it.

Feb 11, Dustin Hartley rated it it was amazing.

The Sociological Imagination by C. Wright Mills

If Mills is not the smartest author I’ve read recently he is certainly one of the clearest thinkers. The two ends of that spectrum are not really positions that anyone sensible ever really holds. What I like most about him is he goes out of his way to be as clear as possible — something that academics and academic writing often tries to avoid as if on pain of death.

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La Imaginacion Sociologica

The first pages of this book were really hard to get through, and sociologicz after that, the book was very dense and took quite a bit of effort to understand. 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. Por su uso, hombres -; And we do that despite the evidence, imaginaccion than because of it.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. View all 6 comments. But the line went into me like a knife, and so it is with The Sociological Imagination.

Mills makes some great arguments on what social scientists’ real purpose and responsibility should be – focusing on the relationship between the individual and social structures when defining research problems, comparing structures to the societies and historical eras they exist in, and taking on a political role by informing the public of serious societal issues.

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Jul 19, Kate rated it liked it Recommends it for: But very hard to read for somebody. JJctura misma de oportunidades.

The Sociological Imagination

Mills was a remarkable thinker, and he shows why the social sciences have something to say about the world we live in. A seminal production in social science from one of it’s most iconic figures. Po ue esa ima.

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