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Cinema Sociology: Cultivating the Sociological Imagination through Popular Film

Christopher Prendergast
Teaching Sociology
Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct., 1986), pp. 243-248
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1318381
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Cinema Sociology: Cultivating the Sociological Imagination through Popular Film
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Abstract

A film/discussion series that brought the sociological imagination before sizable audiences of adult community residents is described, evaluated, and justified. The format of the series is recommended for sociology departments that wish to strengthen their ties to the humanities. Two of the films used in the project are discussed.

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