Associate Professor Fran Collyer is a sociologist at the University of Sydney. Her recent books include Mapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine (2012), for which she won the Stephen Crook Memorial Award for the best Australian monograph 2014, and the Palgrave Handbook of Social Theory in Health, Illness and Medicine (2015). Raewyn Connell is Professor Emerita at the University of Sydney and is one of Australias leading social scientists. Her work has been translated into nineteen languages, and she is a long-term participant in the labour and peace movements. Her recent books are Southern Theory (2007), about social thought beyond the global metropole; Gender: In World Perspective (with Rebecca Pearse, 2015); and El genero en serio: Cambio global, vida personal, luchas sociales (2015). Joao Maia teaches in the School of Social Sciences (CPDOC) at Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro. He researches the history of social sciences, Brazilian social thought and sociological theory in the Global South. His recent work in English has appeared in Current Sociology and International Sociology.