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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 significant 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 learn 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 reviews. opposed to Epistemic Apartheid bargains an available advent to Du Bois's significant contributions to sociology and, for that reason, could be of curiosity to students and scholars not just in sociology, but additionally African American reviews, American reports, cultural experiences, serious race stories, gender reviews, and postcolonial reports, in addition to students and scholars in 'traditional' disciplines equivalent to historical past, philosophy, political technological know-how, economics, schooling, and religion.

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