*quiz - names of tas, and questions from the syllabus. A lot of effort is required to clearly understand someone else s perspective. Sociologist c. wright mills says to analyze the intersection/connection of the personal and social = the sociological imagination. Understand society with a grasp of the interplay of social structure and individuals. Grasping the intersection between social structure and individuals. Peter berger explains it as seeing the general in the particular . Mills distinguished between personal troubles and social issues. Troubles, occur within the character of the individual and within the range of his immediate relations with others; they have to do with his self and those limited areas of social life . Issues have to do with matters that transcend these local environments of the individual and the range of his individual life. They have to do with the organization of many such mileux into the institutions of a historical society of a while .