Sociological Imagination: The Promise By C. Wright Mills

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In “Sociological Imagination, chapter one: The Promise (1959)”, C. Wright Mills, discusses the facts of how the society has changed due to historical facts and how this affect each individual. He explains that older times change also as the way of thinking and feeling of people in the society. According to Wright Mills, I believe that time has change thru the years. For example, years ago men and women were different that the present days. Women had to stay at home taking care of the kids while men had to go to work to sustain the family. Nowadays, women go to work and does the same kind of job than men does, as a result; they improved their economy and actualized the stereotype that they were classified as part of a society. The way of thinking and behave has changed positive and negatively. The personal and moral values were altered, and are seen now from a distinct point of view. The old individual was transformed into a new one with another kind of mind and expectations. For that new individuals are more independent and their perspective about the values and the future are more focused in the personal.…show more content…
Wright Mills in “The Sociological Imagination, chapter one: The Promise (1959)”, “By its use people whose mentalities have swept only a series of limited orbit often come to feel as if suddenly awakened in a house with which they had only supposed themselves to be familiar”. The society changed because the world changed. This is due to many factors that people with power control it, as the technology, which play an important part in the evolution of the society because help to open the possibilities of new things. This has a relationship with the expectations that people in society create in their minds. The internet, the smartphones and computers make easy to some people advance and have a career using it, but make it difficult for people who don’t know how to use

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