Exploring Public Sociology
This assignment asks you to explore the public relevance of sociology in today’s world by becoming familiar with a particular application of sociological research. According to Ritzer, public sociology is sociological work that addresses “a variety of local, national and global groups,” “most of which are outside the academy” (Ritzer, 2015: 22). for the assignment instructions check the attachment please
PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE DISCIPLINE OF SOCIOLOGY
A Description of the Public Work of the Sociologist
Michael Burawoy describes the work of the public sociologist as to engage various publics in multiple ways. In this way, the discipline helps bring the discipline of sociology to the public arena, in solving various challenges. The field of knowledge in public sociology is revealed to be interdependent among four sociological knowledge fields, include; professional, critical, policy, and finally public sociology.