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1Test 1140 study guideAs defined by Mills,sociological imaginationis an orientation adoptedby a sociologist torecognize andunderstand theconnections betweenindividual experience andlarger socialstructures.- It is the task of copingwith the ‘larger world’confronted by ordinarypeople which requires
2both skills of reasoningand a quality of mind tohelp them understandwhat is going on in theworld, and how it affectstheir livesAs defined by Mills,sociological imaginationis an orientation adoptedby a sociologist torecognize andunderstand theconnections betweenindividual experience andlarger social
3structures.- It is the task of copingwith the ‘larger world’confronted by ordinarypeople which requiresboth skills of reasoningand a quality of mind tohelp them understandwhat is going on in theworld, and how it affectstheir livesAs defined by Mills,sociological imaginationis an orientation adoptedby a sociologist to
4recognize andunderstand theconnections betweenindividual experience andlarger socialstructures.- It is the task of copingwith the ‘larger world’confronted by ordinarypeople which requiresboth skills of reasoningand a quality of mind tohelp them understandwhat is going on in the
5world, and how it affectstheir livesHow does Mills define the sociological imagination? (#1)

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