Personal matters are social issues! Developing the Sociological Imagination provides students with the opportunity to learn more about themselves and their society. Well-known sociologist C. Wright Mills, suggested that individuals can only comprehend their life experiences by understanding the ways in which their own biographies are interwoven and interrelated to wider social and political domains. It is through the sociological imagination that we are able to grasp the relationship between history & biography within a society.
This video is part of a free online course called Developing the Sociological Imagination offered by the University of Western Australia.