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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 remedy 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 yankee 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 extensive archival study into severe discussion with the watershed paintings of classical and modern, female and male, black and white, nationwide and foreign sociologists and demanding social theorists' Du Bois reports. opposed to Epistemic Apartheid bargains an available creation to Du Bois's significant contributions to sociology and, consequently, can be of curiosity to students and scholars not just in sociology, but in addition African American reviews, American stories, cultural stories, severe race reports, gender experiences, and postcolonial experiences, in addition to students and scholars in 'traditional' disciplines reminiscent of heritage, philosophy, political technology, economics, schooling, and religion.

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