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By Kate Reed

"This publication contributes to the turning out to be debates approximately social conception and its position via a dialogue of the ways that gender and race contributed to the exclusion of significant thinkers from the sociological canon."

- John Hughes, Lancaster University

Who makes up the 'canon' of sociology - and who does not? Does sociology want a canon within the first position? Beyond Social Theory deals an cutting edge and passionate contribution to debates at the background and improvement of sociology and the exclusion of theorists - who're lady, black, or either - from the mainstream of social theorizing.

With compelling biographical sketches bringing the dynamics at the back of the 'canon' to existence, Kate Reed focuses sharp research at the exclusion of theorists on race and gender from very important debates on inequality.

An vital contribution to the talk on non-exclusionary concept, this ebook significantly examines current money owed of the historical past of the self-discipline, situating the improvement of social thought inside of a much wider social and political context.

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