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15.1: What Have You Learned From This Book?
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- Explain what you have learned about the sociological perspective.
- Explain how sociology helps you know more about yourself.
- Readers of this book learned about the sociological perspective: the influence of social backgrounds and the social environment on attitudes, behavior, and life chances. This knowledge should help readers understand more about themselves.
- Readers also learned about social inequality, social institutions, and social change.
- Acquiring an appreciation of the sociological imagination enables individuals to become more effective agents of social change.
For Your Review
- What do you think is the most important thing you learned from this book and the course for which you read it? Explain your answer.
- Provide one example of how an appreciation of the sociological imagination might help an individual to become a more effective social change agent.