Spring Sectors Newsletter

Dear development sociologists, I am delighted to share with you the very substantial spring 2018 issue of Sectors, the Sociology of Development section newsletter. In it, you’ll find essays on the state of the field, interviews with section award winners, announcements, updates and reports of various kinds, and reminders of upcoming events of interest to development sociologists, including our ASA section schedule. It’s really worth … Continue reading Spring Sectors Newsletter

New Issue: Sociological Insights for Development Policy

Dear development sociologists, I am delighted to share our latest Policy Brief, Sociological Insights for Development Policy. This issue is devoted to the very timely topic of the industrial sector. Specifically, Roshan Pandian (our section’s 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award recipient) discusses the declining developmental impact of manufacturing employment for less developed countries. Thanks to Roshan for sharing her expertise, and as always, to … Continue reading New Issue: Sociological Insights for Development Policy