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The Sociological Imagination SOC 100 Lecture 8/26
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Review Broadening horizons and challenging assumptions Social causes Sociology takes a unique, surprising, and enlightening perspective on social events.
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Social Structures Stable patterns of social relations Microstructures, macrostructures, and global structures You live in society but society also lives in you.
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Sociological Imagination The ability to see the connection between personal troubles and social structures C. Wright Mills (1916-1962)
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Sociological Imagination in a Parade Patterns of human behavior and social order
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Unformatted text preview: Different roles performed by men, women, and children Three Modern Revolutions Scientific Revolution : science as a method of inquiry that uses evidence to make a case for a particular point of view Democratic Revolution : possibility to change society through human intervention Industrial Revolution : a host of pressing social problems crying out for solution The Birth of the Discipline of Sociology August Comte (1798-1857) coined the term sociology in 1838. Tension between scientific methods of research and visions of the ideal society...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course PHIL 102 taught by Professor Rug during the Fall '11 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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