Heuristic potentials of the sociological imagination

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The concept of sociological imagination, originally proposed by Charles Wright Mill, is a classic of Sociology. This paper aims to present and discuss the sociological imagination projecting its heuristic capacity in contemporary society, in which the digital is a novelty vis-a-vis the original social context that shaped this proposal. The results of this analysis allow concluding that there are some contemporary challenges to be considered in this crucial analytical proposal in Sociology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-16
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Educational and Social Research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020


  • Interdisciplinary
  • Social organization
  • Sociological imagination
  • Sociology


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