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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end of the 18th century and was rapidly disintegrating as the 20th century wore
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An ecumenical attitude toward the relationship between science and religion
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His use of ' Orientalism ' alludes to the field of Oriental Studies ' , which emerged
in the late 18th century from European interest in Sanskrit as possibly the source
of all European languages and gradually became the intellectual infrastructure ...
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