Decolonizing Sociology

  title={Decolonizing Sociology},
  author={Raewyn Connell},
  journal={Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews},
  pages={399 - 407}
  • R. Connell
  • Published 27 June 2018
  • Sociology
  • Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews
The idea of decolonizing the curriculum is now under discussion in universities in many parts of the world. Behind this lies the question of decolonizing the knowledge economy as a whole, and the disciplines and domains within it. In this paper I outline what is involved in decolonizing the discipline of sociology. This is not actually a new issue: there is a whole back-story of social critiques of empire. We need to access this history as well as understand how contemporary sociology is shaped… 

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