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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... world ' , the public understanding of genetics continues to conjure up the
spectre of totalitarian regimes , comparable to the public understanding of
political economy , circa 1810 , which evoked images of dehumanized exchange
I would not be surprised if soon some Neo - Darwinist disabused of the anthropic
vision explicitly argues that all species are worth understanding in their own right
, and that the continued fascination - say , by evolutionary psychologists – with ...
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