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By Reiland Rabaka

During this highbrow history-making quantity, a number of award-winning W. E. B. Du Bois pupil Reiland Rabaka bargains the 1st book-length therapy of Du Bois's seminal sociological discourse: from Du Bois as inventor of the sociology of race to Du Bois because the first sociologist of yank faith; from Du Bois as a pioneer of city and rural sociology to Du Bois as innovator of the sociology of gender and inaugurator of intersectional sociology; and, ultimately, from Du Bois as groundbreaking sociologist of schooling and important criminologist to Du Bois as dialectical critic of the disciplinary decadence of sociology and the yank academy. opposed to Epistemic Apartheid brings new and extensive archival examine into serious discussion with the watershed paintings of classical and modern, female and male, black and white, nationwide and overseas sociologists and important social theorists' Du Bois experiences. opposed to Epistemic Apartheid bargains an obtainable creation to Du Bois's significant contributions to sociology and, hence, may be of curiosity to students and scholars not just in sociology, but additionally African American experiences, American experiences, cultural experiences, serious race reviews, gender reviews, and postcolonial stories, in addition to students and scholars in 'traditional' disciplines resembling background, philosophy, political technology, economics, schooling, and faith.

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