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"Food stamp fraud costs the US less than the cost to taxpayers for just 3 months of Trump’s family living in NYC. But yeah, starve the poor." ~ @tbonier

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Poverty and Hate Poverty rate vs. number of active Ku Klux Klan chapters, by state. Source: Wonkblog from The Washington Post / Southern Poverty Law Center / U.S. Census Bureau

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A menorah defies the Nazi flag, 1931.jpg. How do we respond to the calls for tolerance of the intolerable?

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Examples of Sociological Imagination to Help Unfold the Concept

Sociological imagination is one of the interesting concepts in sociology that interlinks the personal and social lives of people.Certain comprehensive examples can help you connect with the term in a better manner.

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The Bottom Half of the Country Has Been Shut Out from Income Growth for 40 Years The average pretax earnings of an American in the bottom 50 percent by income was $16,197 in 2014, a nearly invisible 2.6 percent gain over 40 years. Over the same period, the top 10 percent of Americans saw their pretax incomes grow by 231 percent. Source: The New York Times

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"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both." ~ C.W. Mills [click on this image to find an excellent short video, which can be used to teach Mills' notion of the Sociological imagination]

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"The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden." ~ Pierre Bourdieu [Click on this image to find a bundle of videos and short analyses related to the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu]

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