A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 4, Issue 1 (2019) is “Broadband Internet, Fertility and Work from Home” by Francesco C. Billari (Universita’ Bocconi), Osea Giuntella (University of Pittsburgh), and Luca Stella (Universita’ Bocconi and IZA). Also, here is a message from our Policy Brief editor Alaka Basu: Here (at last!) is the first of the new series of Policy Briefs … Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Broadband Internet, Fertility and Work from Home”
The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, invite you to submit news, recent publications, calls for papers, and job market announcements for the Fall 2019 issue of Sectors. In particular, we welcome: New book or journal publications (abstracts are not required, but encouraged) News of completed dissertations, research grants and awards, and/or new positions and promotions Upcoming conferences and workshops organized by … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Sectors Fall 2019 Newsletter!
New Issue Alert! The Fall 2019 issue of Sociology of Development is published and live. This is a special issue on Developmental Idealism, guest edited by Arland Thornton and Keera Allendorf. Table of contents and link below. Sociology of Development, Table of Contents, Vol. 5 No. 3, Fall 2019 Link to issue: https://socdev.ucpress.edu/content/5/3 “New Research on Developmental Idealism” Keera Allendorf, Arland Thornton (pp. 225-228) DOI: … Continue reading New Issue of Sociology of Development
Sociology of Development is pleased to announce the launch of a new subsection! International Political Economy The International Political Economy (IPE) subsection of the Sociology of Development seeks to bring together scholars who study the intersection of states and markets through a cross-national lens. IPE scholars recognize the centrality of the political economy for studying international development. Scholars in this subsection examine a range of … Continue reading New Subsection: International Political Economy
The 2019 DevCon team is hard at work preparing for the upcoming 2019 Sociology of Development Conference, which as you know will be held Oct 17-19 at the University of Notre Dame. As part of this event, Terry McDonnell is organizing a Friday evening Development Trivia Extravaganza (with pizza and beverages of choice). As prizes for knowing global development minutiae, we would like to be … Continue reading Call for Book Donations for DevCon Trivia Night