Call for submissions: Sectors Newsletter

It’s that time of year again! The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, invite section members to submit news, information, recent publications, calls for papers, and job market announcements for the Fall issue of Sectors. In particular we welcome: –        photos taken at the Seattle meetings (of the section reception, business meeting, and/or sessions); –        new member book or journal publications, with … Continue reading Call for submissions: Sectors Newsletter

New Feminist Development Subsection

New Sociology of Development Subsection: Feminist Development At the October Cornell conference, several Sociology of Development section members met over lunch and agreed to form a new subsection entitled Feminist Development.  This subsection is the successor to the former Gender Initiative interest group that has been inactive recently. The group elected Kristy Kelly ( and Barbara Wejnert ( as the subsection co-chairs. The purpose of … Continue reading New Feminist Development Subsection

New Listserv Community

Would you like to hear more about what USAID is doing related to democracy, human rights, and governance in international development? Would you like your own research to have more of an influence on international development programs? If so, we invite you to sign up for a new listserv community here. The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (the DRG Center) at … Continue reading New Listserv Community

Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS: SPECIAL ISSUE OF SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT ON GLOBAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT Submission Deadline: March 31, 2017 Sociology of Development invites papers for a special issue on Global Health and Development. The issue welcomes sociological contributions across thematic foci and analytic approaches. Potential topics could include (but are by no means limited to): comparative analyses of health policies and policymaking, international organizations and … Continue reading Call for Papers