Sociological Imagination: Horizons of Contemporary Society [Paperback]

Fiammetta Fanizza(Author)

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ISBN: 9788869771521 | Published by: Mimesis International | Series: Sociology | Year of Publication: 2018 | 80p, H17 x W11,
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Sociological Imagination

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How can we restore fundamental values on a political and cultural level? Taking this question as a starting point, the book identifies the notion of sociological imagination as a suitable method to address the widespread disorientation within the human and social sciences. In particular, the three essays included in this volume focus on the role of sociology as a tool to achieve a constructive representation of reality. Through a sharp analysis of the current, growing dismissal of cultural structures and the lack of an ethical view in the interpretation of social phenomena, the author offers new perspectives in order to recover authentic human commitments that are able to re-establish meaningful relationships between people.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Chapter 1
The Sociological Imagination and Constructive Interpretation of Reality

Chapter 2
Spectacularization: The Symbol ofthe Contemporary Age

Chapter 3
Ethics and Capitalism: A proposal for the Sustainability
ofa Global Governance

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