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.
... History of the Stakes Socialism as the Elusive Synthesis at the Heart of Social Science The Problem of Inheritance and Socialism's Ultimate Retreat to ...
Indeed, after the Second World War, evidence emerged in the spread of welfare states that struck a balance between capitalist and socialist excesses, ...
In Chapter 2, I sketch the world we are on the verge of losing, one that joins the social sciences and socialism together in the project of turning Homo ...
... reversal of socialism's fortunes. This is the point at which the alarm should sound for those interested in preserving the integrity of social science.
Bioliberalism is the biggest threat to the social sciences, as both a disciplinary and a political project: that is, sociology and socialism.
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