The Sociological Imagination Summary

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C. Wright Mills, the author of The Sociological Imagination, expresses the ways in which everyday people use the sociological imagination to help them with define the reasoning of their everyday problems. He argues that social imagination is necessary in the sociological society. The individual isn’t always the reasoning for the problems. History or current events may play an important role. For example, a person may blame themselves for getting laid off from their job. However, the core reason may be the company the person works at may have a budget cut and no other choice but to do so. The argument Mills is displaying is convincing. He provides the audience with examples of the effects of using and not using the social imagination. Mills