Mills Assignment 1-16-2011

Mills Assignment 1-16-2011 - Whitley LaMontagne Professor...

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Unformatted text preview: Whitley LaMontagne Professor Shaconna Haley Sociology 2201-11 25 January 2011 Thinking Critical About the Reading - Provide written respond to the following: A. Questions at the end of Reading: 1. Use examples to explain what Mills means by "the sociological imagination." Mills defines “the sociological imagination” as an individual knowing his own chances in life only by becoming aware of those of all individuals in his circumstances. The examples that Mills provides includes the comparison of man’s capacities along with the limits of “human nature.” 2. Based on what Mills says, what do you think are differences between sociology and psychology? The differences between sociology and psychology are that sociologists are able to cover a wider range. Sociologist are able to have either general or specific studies while Psychologist are only limited to studying the mind. Sociologist are also able to get more perspectives by using a method called participant observation in which the investigator can participate in the daily routine of the individuals being studied....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course SOCI 2011 taught by Professor Shaconnahaley during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.

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Mills Assignment 1-16-2011 - Whitley LaMontagne Professor...

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