To my thinking, sociology is the powerful instrument that helps to monitor and enhance functioning of the society and its systems, which makes it integral to me and encourages my interest in this field.
In fact, my interest in sociology as a discipline sparked – probably, as for many other students – under the influence of Marxist perspective that considers the way sociology can be applied in the society. This perspective implies that each social institution is capable of benefiting the society it operates in, and social welfare is one of the most efficient domains that contribute to balancing of the social conditions. Moreover, I was inspired by the theoretical framework created by Charles Wright Mills, who outlined the concept of sociological imagination and thereby unfolded the way of understanding trends and events in the lives of a particular family, social group or individual as a small piece of a large sociological puzzle and reflection of social, political, economic and cultural processes. For instance, a dysfunctional family and issues children might face within it do not come from nowhere; instead, they are just and outcome of certain social conditions that are to be traced. Inspiration from this perspective encouraged me to be involved in social work and rendering social services to the members of society, improving the latter’s state with my activity. Particularly, the area of my interest was working in a large and efficient social services agency such as the agency located in Orange County, CA. This agency has a rather wide specialization of rendering various social services to the residents of the county: protecting from and preventing both adults and children from neglect or abuse, providing assistance for elderly people and preventing disabled citizens from being institutionalized, assisting the eligible recipients in receiving proper healthcare services and many other services. Moreover, one of the most important services, to my