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!
Structural racism in the vulnerable environment of the delivery room
leads to the potential mismeasurement, misinterpretation and mistreatment of labor pains in those pregnant individuals least able to advocate for themselves Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “The Racialization of Labor Pain”
A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief: Sex for Pregnancy as a Chore: Policy Recommendations that Go Beyond a Diagnosis of Infertility Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: Sex for Pregnancy as a Chore
The Sociology of Development section is organizing an ASA pre-conference, and we are looking for ideas from our membership! Please reach out and share your ideas, suggestions, and proposals with Chair Enrique S. Pumar, who will share them with the committee. Continue reading Offer Suggestions for the Sociology of Development ASA Pre-conference!
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!
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
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 email@example.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
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”