The New Sociological Imagination
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.
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Thus , an early polemic against welfare policies for the poor was naturalized as
the ' struggle for survival ' in life more generally . All told , the most extreme social
policy initiatives of the past 100 years have had strong biological backing by ...
The New Sociological Imagination somewhere between the early Lukács and the
early Foucault . His use of ' Orientalism ' alludes to the field of Oriental Studies ' ,
which emerged in the late 18th century from European interest in Sanskrit as ...
www by setting out in a few paragraphs what science would look like today had
Hitler managed to negotiate a peace with the Allies early in the Second World
War that entailed recognition of the legitimacy of the Nazi regime and its
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