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View all 7 comments. Mills lambasts the two extremes of Grand Theory’s untestable and overly-syntactic nebulousness, and Abstract Empiricism’s unquestioning analyses of abstract and subjective data and its unhealthy preoccupation with methodology. If Mills is not the smartest author I’ve read recently he is certainly one of the clearest thinkers. It’s a hard read at first, and you start of kind of hating Mills and thinking he’s an arrogant sod, but by the time I got to the solution chapters, I had begun to “get it” The Sociological Imagination is a term coined by Mills to describe the way imaginaacion good sociologists view a problem and the possible solutions.

Perhaps I’d recommend this book to someone totally uninitiated in Sociology if I’d no other recommendations, but the imaginacioj however is worth reading for everybody studying a social science or humanities at university, it’s inspirational and timeless unlike the rest of this book.

The Sociological Sociokogica by C. I think if I had read this as an undergraduate I would have underlined every sentence and missed the point.


Po ue esa ima. Mills was concerned with the responsibilities of intellectuals in post-World War II society, and advocated public, political engagement over uninterested observation. Help Center Find new research papers in: Una inquietud es un jer pueden experimentar inquietudes personales, pero cuando la asunto privado: Jul 15, Tyler rated it it was ok Shelves: His arguments against these modes of thought make sense: Apr 13, Lobstergirl rated it it was ok Shelves: All that being said, this has been one of the most thought-provoking and academically-inspiring books I have read in the past year.

May 10, Nathaniel Free rated it really liked it. Pero hay tido verdaderam ente en conceptos.

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Objectivity can get tossed in here as well at this point. He spends the beginning of the book fairly aggressively attacking current in the 50s but still I think quite relevant today trends in sociology and then goes on to explain sociology as he sees it: Any one who fancies themselves a social scientist should read this socjologica.

Click here to sign up. Quick read and pretty straightforward. This book is written as a sort of textbook for aspiring sociology majors, although Mills wouldn’t like the term “textbook”.

To summarize his stance on the subject: He accuses researchers of too often bending to the biases of the institutions of which they are a part, or, perhaps more grievously, to those supplying the money. Research for him requires tacking back and forth between various perspectives, not just myopically stuck in one arbitrary view. Preview — The Sociological Imagination by C.


May 20, leighcia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Just as timely today as it was over fifty years sociolofica, it continues imaginafion be an excellent introduction to the discipline of sociology and how to think sociologically.

The Sociological Imagination

I’m not a sociologist, but I have read enough sociology Weber, Veblen, Durkheim, others to sustain at least a vague interest in it, and I couldn’t manage that here.

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He says that too much of sociology is three hundred page books that could comfortably have had everything important in them said in thirty pages. They are that we soviologica entirely self-made or that we are completely the product of our environment. Return to Book Page. It is accessible yet challenging, and it speaks optimistically to all students of social science to go forth and do good work, to avoid the common pitfalls of the day, and to help solve real problems.

Refresh and try again. Imagniacion appendix provides some guidance on how to conduct such research. On the other hand, abstract empiricism is equally asinine: