Sociological Imagination Research Paper

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Samantha Feig

C. Right Mills created the thought process behind “Sociological Imagination”. The sociological imagination is the ability to see how situations occur due to differences in peoples backgrounds. There are three main questions to ask in this theory: How can we understand this historically? What is the social structure? And, who holds the power and the benefits? These questions are intended to help us understand the sociological imagination. When asking these questions, people are able to understand what caused certain events to occur and their affects. The sociological imagination helps explain norms of society, and what caused them to become the norm. For instance, when sitting in class students are quiet and listen to the