Sociology And Sociological Imagination

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Sociology and Sociological Imagination Newman’s concept of sociology focuses on the systematic study of human societies. He believes that our thoughts, feelings, actions, and interactions correlate with societal forces and personal characteristics. This shapes who we are as a person and how we interact with other individuals in a global environment (Newman, 2012). Sociological imagination is the ability to view a large picture of history and what it means in our own personal lives (Newman, 2012). Two examples that sociologist might focus on and conduct research are how addiction to heroin is effecting the community or how being gay affects one’s ability to become employed. Theoretical Perspectives Newman discusses three types of theoretical
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