Call for 2020 Section Awards

The Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association invites nominations for three awards recognizing outstanding scholarship in the area of the sociology of development: Book Award, Faculty Article Award, and Graduate Student Paper Award. Sociology of Development Section Book Award All books published in 2018 or 2019 are eligible. A brief letter of nomination (self-nominations are welcome) and a copy of the nominated … Continue reading Call for 2020 Section Awards

Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “The Varieties of Chinese Capital in the Developing World”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 4, Issue 2 (2019) is “The Varieties of Chinese Capital in the Developing World” by Alvin Camba (Johns Hopkins University). Also, here is a message from our Policy Brief editor Alaka Basu: I welcome expressions of interest. While I am open to any ideas you have, your pitch should ideally include a reference to something … Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “The Varieties of Chinese Capital in the Developing World”

Call for Submissions: Sectors Fall 2019 Newsletter

We invite you to submit news and announcements for the fall 2019 issue of Sectors, the Sociology of Development section newsletter. In particular, we welcome: Announcements about 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 Announcements about upcoming conferences and workshops organized by section members, calls for proposals and papers, and … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Sectors Fall 2019 Newsletter

Call for Sociology of Development Awards Committee Members

Sociology of Development is looking for volunteers to staff our three award committees: the Book Award, the Faculty Article Award, and the Graduate Student Paper Award. This is a great opportunity to play an active role in recognizing outstanding scholarship in our field! Please be aware that committee work typically occurs between March and May, with awards announced in early June. If you wish to … Continue reading Call for Sociology of Development Awards Committee Members

Call for Sociology of Development Panels for ASA 2020

Our President, Jennifer Keahey, is calling for suggestions for panels at ASA 2020 in San Francisco. Please see below for her message and for how to submit suggestions! I am delighted to announce that the time has come to finalize the themes for our section’s panels at the ASA 2020 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. As our section day falls on the final day of … Continue reading Call for Sociology of Development Panels for ASA 2020