Discussion Board 1- Week one based on chapter 1-The Sociological Imagination 1-W

Discussion Board 1- Week one based on chapter 1-The Sociological Imagination
1-What is the sociological imagination? Why does Mills distinguish between personal troubles and public issues? Can you think of a personal trouble that is also a public issue not mentioned in the text or articles? (100 words)
2.After reading “Applying the sociological Imagination to the act of drinking coffee” briefly discuss how a product that you use on a regular basis is connected to economic and social processes. Also discuss if there are social rituals associated with consuming the product.(100-150 words)
3. How does the sociological imagination help us to understand the Flint water crisis? How did Lee Ann Walters transform a personal trouble into a public issue? (100-150 words)
4. How might the sociological imagination help us to understand peoples attitudes and behaviors in the era of Covid 19?
Be sure to respond at least once to one of your classmates. Approximately 150 words for eac)h question.