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Unformatted text preview: humans live their lives. The Sociological Imagination (C. Wright Mills) . Definition : the ability to grasp the relationship between our lives as individuals, and the larger social forces that help to shape them: Personal biography (these go hand in hand) Larger historical forces Private troubles (these go hand in hand) Public issues Capitalism: A type of organization in which means of production (factories, companies, stock, etc.) are privately owned and controlled. What about Labor? Is that also a means of production? . Social Conflict vs. Social Integration...
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- Sociology, Conley, larger social forces, Everyday Sociology Reader, Larger historical forces, Sociology Reader