Section Awards

SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT SECTION AWARD RECIPIENTS I am delighted to congratulate the winners of this year’s section awards. I also want to sincerely thank the members of each award committee listed below for their terrific work. Sociology of Development Section Book Award •             Co-winner: Ching Kwan Lee, The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa •             Co-winner: Erin Beck,  How Development … Continue reading Section Awards

Election Results

SOCIOLOGY OF DEVEOPMENT SECTION ELECTION RESULTS Congratulations to our new section officers: Chair-Elect: Jennifer Keahey, Arizona State University Secretary/Treasurer: Jennifer Hsu, University of Alberta Council Members:  Margaret Frye, Princeton University and Joseph Harris, Boston University Student Council Member: Karin Johnson, University of California, Riverside Thanks to all the nominees who agreed to run for section office, and thanks for the nominations committee for their work … Continue reading Election Results

New Issue of Sociological Insights for Development Policy

Dear Development Sociology Colleagues, The Policy Brief Committee is pleased to announce the publication of another brief in our ”Sociological Insights for Development Policy” series.  This month our colleague Jennifer Keahey discusses the pros and cons of market-based sustainability using the example of Rooibos tea. Click HERE to access the policy brief, or click on the Policy Brief Series tab at the top of this … Continue reading New Issue of Sociological Insights for Development Policy