The New Sociological Imagination
SAGE Publications, 2006 M03 3 - 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.
" critically examines the history of the social sciences to discover what the key contributions of Sociology have been and how relevant they remain
" demonstrates how biological and sociological themes have been intertwined from the beginning of both disciplines, from the 19th century to the present day
" covers virtually all of sociology's classic theorists and themes
" provides a glossary of key thinkers and concepts.
This book sets the agenda for imagining Sociology in the 21st century and will attract students and professionals alike.
Results 1-3 of 75
Although the French were much more resistant than the Germans to Darwin's charms ... and the more ' constructivist ' Darwinian conception , whereby species ...
The only area of disagreement that surfaces among the Neo - Darwinian signatories concerns whether specific proposals for integrating the different ...
Moreover , Singer's Darwinian Left has a clear sense of where the baseline is , namely , patterns of behaviour that contribute , either positively or ...
What people are saying - Write a review
Desperately Seeking Sociology in the 21st Century
A Brief History of the Stakes
Socialism as the Elusive Synthesis at
15 other sections not shown