sociology project 2

Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to introduce Mills’
Sociological Imagination as well as to describe a personal
situation that you select to serve as the main topic of the
Sociological Imagination essay that you will submit in week 10.
The topic is left to your discretion and is preferably a situation that
stands out in your life, or about which you can write 4-6 pages.

This assignment is the first step to the essay that you will work to
complete throughout the term. You are required to submit only
the Introduction part, and should have the following:

Introduction: Write a paragraph introducing C.W. Mills’s
Sociological Imagination and give a general overview of how
you’ll be applying it to the personal situation that you will discuss
in your paper. To do this, first, describe sociological imagination.
Then, clearly specify your topic by providing a brief description
(1-2 sentences) of the personal situation that you have selected.
Next, identify three chapters that will be utilized to draw
sociological concepts from that you will use to analyze your
personal situation. Lastly, identify one sociological theory from the
text that you will use to analyze your personal situation (e.g.,
conflict theory or symbolic interactionism).

Use APA format throughout the paper including for the Title page,
and references and in-text citations.