Important People of Sociology Review Guide
Important People of Sociology Review Guide

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School
University of Toronto Mississauga
Department
Sociology
Course
SOC100H5
Professor
Barry Green
Semester
Fall

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Important people C. Wright Mills: - The Sociological Imagination - 3 broad categories of questions focusing on the structure of society, the patterns of social change, and the characteristics of people who contribute to society -People often feel as if they are in a series of traps in their personal lives. They feel that they cannot overcome their personal problems (and people are usually right about this statement) -Individuals do not generally control forces that affect their lives. -Social Imagination: the capacity to understand the relationship between elements of society and their impact on individuals life chances Talcott Parsons: -Parsons was concerned with the problem of social order, how, if individuals were really separate enti
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