The purpose of this assignment is to introduce Mills’ Sociological Imagination as well as to describe a personal situation that you select to serve as the main topic of the Sociological Imagination essay. The topic is left to your discretion and is preferably a situation that stands out in your life, or about which you can write 4-6 pages.
Essay is based off C.W. Mills’s Sociological Imagination. Introduce C.W. Mills’s Sociological Imagination and give a general overview of how you’ll be applying it to the personal situation that you will discuss in your paper. To do this, first, describe sociological imagination. Then, clearly specify your topic by providing a description of the personal situation that you have selected. Next, identify three chapters that will be utilized to draw sociological concepts from that you will use to analyze your personal situation. Lastly, identify one sociological theory from the text that you will use to analyze your personal situation (e.g., conflict theory or symbolic interactionism).
Use APA format throughout the paper including for the Title page, and references and in-text citations.
Use for source:
Conerly, T. R., Holmes, K., & Tamang, A. L. (2022). Introduction to
Sociology 3e. OpenStax.