WeekOne - 4/10/11 Reading Two - Mills • Individual vs....

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–8. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/10/11 Welcome to
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
4/10/11 Introductions Name Year Major/potential major How did you spend your summer? Two fun facts (favorite tv show, sports team, color, restaurant, band, etc…)
Background image of page 2
4/10/11 Course Logistics… Attendance Policy Participation Points iLearn Contacting me Course Readings
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
4/10/11 Reading One - Berger What is sociology? Scientific discipline Concerned with human behavior in larger contexts Involves shared definitions Investigates a vast array of phenomena “The sociologist, then, is someone
Background image of page 4
4/10/11 Berger Continued… What is the motivation to do sociology? Strong interest in the actions/motivations of humans. Curious minds (professional peeping toms) Constantly “working” “People who feel no temptation before
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 4/10/11 Reading Two - Mills • Individual vs. Social • History vs. Biography • THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION • Private Troubles • Public Issues – Ex. Unemployment 4/10/11 Mills Continued… • “Perhaps the most fruitful distinction with which the sociological imagination works is between ‘the personal troubles of milieu’ and ‘the public issues of social structure.’ This distinction is an essential tool of the sociological imagination and a feature of all classic work in social science” (17). 4/10/11 Discussion Questions • What distinguishes sociology from other disciplines such as anthropology, psychology, and journalism? • Why is the use of the sociological imagination important?...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course SOC 001 taught by Professor Kevin during the Fall '07 term at UC Riverside.

Page1 / 8

WeekOne - 4/10/11 Reading Two - Mills • Individual vs....

This preview shows document pages 1 - 8. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online