Save the Dates!

Dear Section Members- We will send out more detailed information soon, but for now I just want to make sure you are saving these important dates/times for our section events at ASAs. SATURDAY, AUG 12 8:30 a.m. – Section session on DOING DEVELOPMENT 10:30 a.m. – Section ROUNDTABLES 11:30 a.m. – Section BUSINESS MEETING–Vote on section business, celebrate our award           … Continue reading Save the Dates!

Congratulations to SOC DEV award winners!

BEST BOOK AWARD Winner: Pablo Lapegna. 2016. Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina.  Oxford University Press. Honorable mention: Tianna S. Paschel.  2016. Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Columbia and Brazil. Princeton University Press. Honorable mention: Terence McDonnell. 2016. Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of AIDS Media Campaigns.  University of Chicago Press. … Continue reading Congratulations to SOC DEV award winners!

CFP: Social Theory and Intersectionality

Emerald Studies in Media and Communications is delighted to announce two new calls with a due date of  January 15, 2018: Theorizing the Digital: Social Theory and Power, Media, and Everyday Life: Expanding the Intersectional.    Call for Theorizing the Digital: Social Theory and Digital Culture We welcome submissions using a wide variety of data and analytic techniques, assuming they are rigorously employed.  We also … Continue reading CFP: Social Theory and Intersectionality

Election Results!!!

Please join me in congratulating our new Sociology  of Development section officers! Chair Elect:  Andrew Jorgenson New Council Members:  Kristy Kelly and Poulami Roychowdhury New Graduate Student Council Representative:  Ryan Nehring Thanks to everyone who was willing to run and  serve–your participation is the foundation  that keeps our section strong and growing. With best wishes, Jocelyn Continue reading Election Results!!!

New Sectors Newsletter!

​Wow, wow, wow!  ​Click on the Sectors Newsletters tab to access the spring edition of SECTORS, our Sociology of Development newsletter.  It is packed with information about Sociology of Development events, publications, and people.  This edition also contains a complete guide to Development-related events and sessions at the 2017 ASA Annual Meeting. Please join me in thanking Svetla Dimitrova and Kelly Birch Maginot, our talented … Continue reading New Sectors Newsletter!

CFP: Gendered Perspectives on International Development (GPID) Working Papers

Michigan State University invites the submission of article-length manuscripts (6,000 – 9,000 words) for peer review and publication in our GPID Working Papers series. We seek materials at a late stage of formulation that contribute new understandings of women and men’s roles and relations amidst social, economic, and political change in the developing world. The goals of GPID are: (1) to promote research that contributes … Continue reading CFP: Gendered Perspectives on International Development (GPID) Working Papers

Problem-solving Sociology Grants

Problem-Solving Sociology “Ideas Incubator” Grants: Responding to an Automated World Key contemporary problems, including rising inequality, a shrinking middle class, falling wages, skills mismatch, and the resulting rise of populism, can be traced at least partially to the same cause: significant and rapid advances in technology and innovation. Advancements in technology and innovation create productivity gains, lower costs, and more aggregate wealth, but also eliminate … Continue reading Problem-solving Sociology Grants

Submissions are now being accepted for presentations at the International Sociological Association’s World Congress of Sociology in Toronto, July 15-21, 2018. Please find below a complete list of sessions sponsored by ISA RC09, the ISA section on Social Transformations and the Sociology of Development, and submit your work!   Several of the sessions are organized by section members. I have also included a call for papers … Continue reading

New Issue of Sociology of Development

Hello, we are pleased to let you know that the new issue of the journal (Vol. 3 No. 2, Summer 2017) is now out and available HERE. The Table of Contents for the issue is below. Sociology of Development, Table of Contents, Vol. 3 No. 2, Summer 2017 “Double Movement in Hybrid Governance: Contestations in Market-oriented Agricultural Development” Kristal Jones, Daniel Tobin, J. Dara Bloom … Continue reading New Issue of Sociology of Development