New Issue of Sociology of Development

We are pleased to share that the new issue of Sociology of Development is now published and live (Volume 4, Issue 1, Spring 2018). The table of contents is listed below. Please share this announcement far and wide. Sociology of Development Table of Contents, Vol. 4 No. 1, Spring 2018 Access issue here: “Progress without Progressives? The Effects of Development on Women’s Educational and … Continue reading New Issue of Sociology of Development

CFP: Conference on Global Inequalities

Development Studies Association conference on Global Inequalities in Manchester, 27th-29th June 2018 Inviting paper proposals for panel on “Critical Junctures of Change: Comparative Subnational Politics, Spatial Inequalities and Development”. Deadline for submission is 5th March. See details of other panels and submit proposals here: Panel abstract The uneven nature of development outcomes within countries has led to a surge of interest in subnational research for illuminating problems that national … Continue reading CFP: Conference on Global Inequalities

Sociological Insights for Development Policy: New Issue

Volume 3, Issue 1 of Sociological Insights for Development Policy is now available HERE or by clicking on the Policy Brief tab of the Section Website. In this issue, Professor Victoria Reyes provides a fascinating discussion of the impacts of ships on host communities, and makes recommendations to address the social problems that ships create and reproduce. Thanks to Victoria, as well as to Brian … Continue reading Sociological Insights for Development Policy: New Issue

CFP: Junior Theorist Symposium

We have extended the submission deadline to February 22nd. The JTS is a one-day conference featuring the work of up-and-coming sociologists, sponsored in part by the Theory Section of the ASA. Since 2005, the conference has brought together early career-stage sociologists (ABD graduate students and early career faculty) who engage in theoretical work, broadly defined. We especially welcome submissions that broaden the practice of theory … Continue reading CFP: Junior Theorist Symposium

In the News!

Dear development sociologists, I want to share some exciting news with you: As you know, the Sociology of Development section sponsors a policy brief series called Sociological Insights for Development Policy. This is an important vehicle for the section to raise awareness of the important work being done by our members, and to promote engagement between scholars, policy makers, development practitioners, and the public at … Continue reading In the News!