The Sociological Imagination And The Social Issue Of Child Abuse

1492 WordsMay 2, 20166 Pages
1. Introduction The Sociological Perspective was a concept argued by C. Wright Mills was and still is a valuable tool to help people look at, understand and interpret their everyday lives and social world around them (in which they live). The argued perspective will be discussed through the use of the Sociological Imagination with the Personal Problem of Depression and the Social Issue of Child Abuse with what can be done to solve both of these ‘Dilemmas of Youth’. 2. 1. Sociological Imagination The Sociological Imagination is a form of critical thinking that was developed by C. Wright Mills to allow people to see the society around them through the eyes of the Impersonal and Larger societal world around them without bias in any form from the larger societal world, in order to improve their society where need be for the good. [7] 2. Personal Problems A Personal Problem is an issue that only affects an individual person and is isolated to that individual in the society and takes the individual or people close to the individual to help and solve the personal problem. (Stewart and Zaaiman, 2015) [9] 3. Social Issues A Social Issue is where a whole society or a group of people within the society by affected by a specific problem which usually take a large number of people within the society to rectify or solve the problem at hand. (Stewart and Zaaiman, 2015)[9] 1 4. Difference between Personal Problem & Social Issue The main difference between
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