The Very First Section Newsletter!

Dear Section Members, I am delighted to attach to this post SECTORS, the first ever Newsletter of the Sociology of Development Section!!! The creation of this newsletter is a big deal for our section, and I want to thank everyone involved in making it possible, especially newsletter editors Mike Sobocinski and Brendam Mullan. Sectors will be made available electronically at no cost to all section … Continue reading The Very First Section Newsletter!

Job and Volunteer Opportunities

Some announcements follow:  (1) A new job opening at Washington State; (2) post-doc at Alberta; and (3) openings for a national campaign focused on global poverty.    ******************************* (1) Assistant Professor. Washington State University, Department of Sociology in Pullman, WA invites applications for one permanent full‐time, nine‐month tenure‐track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2014 or January 2015, depending on time to degree. … Continue reading Job and Volunteer Opportunities

CFP: The Global South and/in the Global North: Interdisciplinary Investigations

This special issue of The Global South encourages striated readings of place that challenge nation-based models of the Global North (First World) and the Global South (Third World) by suggesting that one may exist within the other.  The political clout of a nation, its fiscal soundness or disrepair, its general attitude toward the value of education and the accessibility of health care, obviously do not consistently characterize the … Continue reading CFP: The Global South and/in the Global North: Interdisciplinary Investigations