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By Julian Go

Postcolonial conception has commonly been restrained to literary experiences and the arts, however it has been slowly making its manner into social technology. this can be a welcome improvement yet poses new demanding situations. How can postcolonial proposal be so much fruitfully translated and included into sociology? This distinctive quantity brings jointly best sociologists to supply a few solutions and examples. The chapters provide new postcolonial readings of canonical thinkers like Karl Marx, Max Weber, Emile Durkheim and Robert Park; think of even if postcolonial idea is suitable with sociology; discover the connection among wisdom and colonial energy; provide severe views at the sociology of race; contemplate the consequences of postcolonial concept for international sociology; creatively hire postcolonial suggestions resembling hybridity; and excavate the social theories of occluded thinkers in India. This quantity may be a huge advisor for students and scholars within the social sciences who're drawn to what postcolonial concept has to offer.

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