Popular culture and the unconstrained sociological imagination

Over the last few years there has been one passage of academic social science text that has stayed with me more than any other. The issue it raises concers the way in which the sociological imagination is located and deployed within cultural spheres that we might not necessarily see, at first sight at least, as being at all serious or sociological. This passage, by Osborne et al, goes as follows:

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