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, eventually, from Du Bois as groundbreaking sociologist of schooling and demanding criminologist to Du Bois as dialectical critic of the disciplinary decadence of sociology and the yank academy. opposed to Epistemic Apartheid brings new and in depth archival study into severe discussion with the watershed paintings of classical and modern, female and male, black and white, nationwide and overseas sociologists and demanding social theorists' Du Bois experiences. opposed to Epistemic Apartheid deals an obtainable creation to Du Bois's significant contributions to sociology and, for this reason, should be of curiosity to students and scholars not just in sociology, but additionally African American experiences, American stories, cultural reports, severe race experiences, gender reviews, and postcolonial reviews, in addition to students and scholars in 'traditional' disciplines comparable to background, philosophy, political technological know-how, economics, schooling, and faith.
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