Topic: sociology literature paper

Discuss and critically evaluate C. Wright Mills’ concept of the sociological imagination.

Why do we need it?

What are the central questions associated with the sociological imagination?

What sort of connections not commonly understood does he associate with the sociological imagination at its best?

How does he conceive the relevance of sociology to informed public debate in a democratic society?

How does he contribute to the development of a ‘public sociology’?