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Congrats to the 2021 ASA Sociology of Development Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of our 2021 section award winners and thank you to all who served on the committees! ASA Sociology of Development Section Book Award Committee: Firuzeh Shokooh Valle (Co-Chair), Joseph Harris (Co-Chair), Andy Chang, Sefika Kumral, Yao Li Duquette-Rury, Laura. 2019.  Exit and Voice: The Paradox of Cross-Border Politics in Mexico. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. “Exit and Voice: The Paradox of … Continue reading Congrats to the 2021 ASA Sociology of Development Award Winners!

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out!

Volume 6, Issue 6 (2021) is “Diversions: How the Absence of Research on Advantaged Groups Perpetuates Health Inequalities” by Bruce G. Link (University of California, Riverside) and San Juanita Garcia (University of California, Santa Barbara) Below is a message from our policy brief editor, Alaka M. Basu: As usual, I welcome expressions of interest to contribute. While I am open to any ideas you have, … Continue reading A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out!

Fall 2021 Edition of Sectors Newsletter

The latest edition of our section’s newsletter, Sectors (Fall 2021), is now out! It is full of information about Sociology of Development events, publications, and people. It also includes symposia on the War, Global Capitalism, and Feminist Mobilizations for Liberation (the symposia also appear on the Sectors Symposia section of the site if you prefer a non-PDF format). A big thank you to the editors, … Continue reading Fall 2021 Edition of Sectors Newsletter

Final Call for Submissions to the Fall/Winter Edition of Sectors

This is the final call for submissions to the Fall/Winter edition of Sectors! If you’d like to include any breaking news (see list below), please email the pertinent information to socdevsectors@gmail.com by Monday, December 6th:  New books (please send an image of the cover, a citation, and a short abstract) New journal publications, book chapters, and policy publications (please send a full citation, using the ASA Style Guide) … Continue reading Final Call for Submissions to the Fall/Winter Edition of Sectors

Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Missing Widows”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 6, Issue 5 (2021) is “Missing Widows” by Siwan Anderson (University of British Columbia) and Debraj Ray (New York University). Below is a message from our policy brief editor, Alaka M. Basu: As usual, I welcome expressions of interest to contribute. While I am open to any ideas you have, your pitch should ideally include … Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Missing Widows”

Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “‘Morality Policy’ vs Social or Development Policy: The Catholic Church in the Politics of Abortion in Ireland and Poland”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 6, Issue 4 (2021) is “‘Morality Policy’ vs Social or Development Policy: The Catholic Church in the Politics of Abortion in Ireland and Poland” by Sydney Calkin (Queen Mary University of London) and Monika Ewa Kaminska (University of Breman). Below is a message from our policy brief editor, Alaka M. Basu: As usual, I welcome … Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “‘Morality Policy’ vs Social or Development Policy: The Catholic Church in the Politics of Abortion in Ireland and Poland”

Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Time Poverty and Multi-Tasking among Women with Young Children in India”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 6, Issue 3 (2021) is: “Time Poverty and Multi-Tasking among Women with Young Children in India” by by  Laili Irani (Independent Researcher) and Vidya Vemireddy (Indian Institute of Management). A message from our Policy Brief editor Alaka Basu: Here is the third of the 2021 series of Policy Briefs being edited by me for the … Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Time Poverty and Multi-Tasking among Women with Young Children in India”