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Format:
Paperback 256 pp.
201 mm x 132 mm

ISBN-10:
0195133730

ISBN-13:
9780195133738

Copyright Year:
2000

Imprint: OUP US

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The Sociological Imagination

40th Anniversary Edition

C. Wright Mills
New Afterword by Todd Gitlin

C. Wright Mills is best remembered for his highly acclaimed work The Sociological Imagination, in which he set forth his views on how social science should be pursued. Hailed upon publication as a cogent and hard-hitting critique, The Sociological Imagination took issue with the ascendant schools of sociology in the United States, calling for a humanist sociology connecting the social, personal, and historical dimensions of our lives. The sociological imagination Mills calls for is a sociological vision, a way of looking at the world that can see links between the apparently private problems of the individual and important social issues.
Leading sociologist Todd Gitlin brings this fortieth anniversary edition up to date with a lucid introduction in which he considers the ways social analysis has progressed since Mills first published his study in 1959. A classic in the field, this book still provides rich food for our imagination.

Reviews

  • Praise for the original edition: "A challenge, a stimulus, and incitement to students everywhere to look at sociology with a fresh and clearer vision."--Times Literary Supplement (London)

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  • a fortieth anniversary edition of a classic work of sociology