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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 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, 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 yankee academy.
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