Description - Rethinking Modernity by Gurminder K. Bhambra
Arguing for the idea of connected histories, Bhambra presents a fundamental reconstruction of the idea of modernity in contemporary sociology. She criticizes the abstraction of European modernity from its colonial context and the way non-Western 'others' are disregarded. It aims to establish a dialogue in which 'others' can speak and be heard.
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Author Biography - Gurminder K. Bhambra
GURMINDER K. BHAMBRA is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Keele, UK. She has undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Sussex and the London School of Economics. She has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex and a Research Associate at the Five College Women's Studies Research Centre at Mount Holyoke College, USA, where she was also Visiting Professor in Critical Social Thought.