The New Sociological Imagination
Pine Forge Press, 2006 M02 7 - 240 pages
C. Wright Mills′ classic The Sociological Imagination has inspired generations of students to study Sociology. However, the book is nearly half a century old. What would a book address, aiming to attract and inform students in the 21st century? This is the task that Steve Fuller sets himself in this major new invitation to study Sociology. The book:
This book sets the agenda for imagining sociology in the 21st century and will attract students and professionals alike.
... Mysterious Disappearance of Society The Social Sciences at Risk: A Brief ... at the Heart of Social Science The Problem of Inheritance and Socialism's ...
Indeed, the ease with which social theory detaches its concerns from empirical ... here replaced by postmodernism) and his conviction that social science is ...
On the other hand, the history of the natural sciences can be told as a long ... In any case, the promise of social science remains as long as these harms ...
... character of religion so fascinating to the early social scientists. ... rather than turning them into problems for social policy and political action?
... Marx with Darwin as the scientific foundation of progressive politics in ... sound for those interested in preserving the integrity of social science.
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