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Social transformation and creative imagination

Social transformation and creative imagination

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Published by Allied in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social change -- Congresses.,
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Congresses.

  • About the Edition

    Papers presented at a symposium of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, 1983, on the theme: Social transformation and creative imagination.

    Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Sudhir Chandra.
    ContributionsSudhir Chandra, 1941-, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM101 .S6935 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 375 p. ;
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3008402M
    LC Control Number84901992

    Imagination is a core driver of human development as well as social transformation. Long ignored in psychology, imagination enjoys renewed interest in developmental and sociocultural approaches to mind and culture. In this Handbook, the enquiry is broadened, and imagination is explored by a number of eminent scholars and practitioners within and at the frontiers of cultural psychology.   Thus, rather than making a hard distinction between Web and , she maintains that it is more productive to trace the subtle rather than radical shift in the Web’s modes of address “from one that prioritizes a social imagination of indefinite strangers, to one that vacillates between imagined strangers and numerable, identifiable.

    The Radical Imagination Project was founded in as a platform to study, analyze, foment, broadcast and promote the radical ideas that emerge from social movements. Based in K’jipuktuk in the territory of Mi’kma’ki – better known by its colonial name of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – the project undertakes a range of activities.   7 happiness Marked by good fortune, enjoyment, and satisfaction. health An overall condition of optimal well-being. imagination The ability to form a mental image or con- cept of something that does not yet exist or is not pres-ently perceived. intellect The mental faculty of discernment. intuition The innate ability to directly perceive (or know) independent of the senses.

    Troubles vs. Issues. A recurring theme throughout The Sociological Imagination is the difference between “troubles” and “issues.” Both have to do with crisis, or a perception of danger and threat in the midst of change. But troubles have to do with crises in a personal life, something that happens to an individual, whereas issues have to do with crises in public life, something that. Social imagination is a muscle. Amidst the crises of today, against the backdrop of the twin pandemics of coronavirus and systemic racism, it’s essential to exercise it—to envision a different.


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