CFP: Gendered Perspectives on International Development (GPID) Working Papers

Michigan State University invites the submission of article-length manuscripts (6,000 – 9,000 words) for peer review and publication in our GPID Working Papers series. We seek materials at a late stage of formulation that contribute new understandings of women and men’s roles and relations amidst social, economic, and political change in the developing world. The goals of GPID are: (1) to promote research that contributes … Continue reading CFP: Gendered Perspectives on International Development (GPID) Working Papers

Problem-solving Sociology Grants

Problem-Solving Sociology “Ideas Incubator” Grants: Responding to an Automated World Key contemporary problems, including rising inequality, a shrinking middle class, falling wages, skills mismatch, and the resulting rise of populism, can be traced at least partially to the same cause: significant and rapid advances in technology and innovation. Advancements in technology and innovation create productivity gains, lower costs, and more aggregate wealth, but also eliminate … Continue reading Problem-solving Sociology Grants

Submissions are now being accepted for presentations at the International Sociological Association’s World Congress of Sociology in Toronto, July 15-21, 2018. Please find below a complete list of sessions sponsored by ISA RC09, the ISA section on Social Transformations and the Sociology of Development, and submit your work!   Several of the sessions are organized by section members. I have also included a call for papers … Continue reading

New Issue of Sociology of Development

Hello, we are pleased to let you know that the new issue of the journal (Vol. 3 No. 2, Summer 2017) is now out and available HERE. The Table of Contents for the issue is below. Sociology of Development, Table of Contents, Vol. 3 No. 2, Summer 2017 “Double Movement in Hybrid Governance: Contestations in Market-oriented Agricultural Development” Kristal Jones, Daniel Tobin, J. Dara Bloom … Continue reading New Issue of Sociology of Development

CFP: New Directions in the Study of Populism

General: We invite proposals for a paper to be presented at a workshop on “New Directions in the Study of Populism.” The conference will take place March 15 thru March 17, 2018, at the West and Thunderbird campuses of Arizona State University (from Thursday early evening to Saturday early afternoon). There is now a renewed academic interest in the study of populism, and a surge … Continue reading CFP: New Directions in the Study of Populism

New Policy Brief: Sociological Insights for Development Policy

The Policy Brief Committee is pleased to announce the publication of another brief in our ”Sociological Insights for Development Policy” series.  This month Shelley Feldman (Cornell University) discusses possibilities for improving the protections and rights enjoyed by women in Bangladesh’s readymade garment factories. All of the briefs in the series can be found at our Section’s website: https://sociologyofdevelopment.com/policybriefs/ Continue reading New Policy Brief: Sociological Insights for Development Policy

New Issue, Sociology of Development

We are pleased to let you know that the new issue of Sociology of Development is live. Link to the issue: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__socdev.ucpress.edu_content_3_1&d=DQIGaQ&c=AGbYxfJbXK67KfXyGqyv2Ejiz41FqQuZFk4A-1IxfAU&r=206SdPG1XaFFqa9Ex7s2bGNLIj-nZ4_zc5-cMwBnvMQ&m=KPECJBSrqEifECTqZ-_L1VujkPmtBH39pCszoOCl0jQ&s=mus0bDRzML7zfyIfQ2t9_N5dUJ_hsLt80WcljWey_Gg&e= Please help promote the issue to your colleagues and students. Table of Contents “The Determinants of the Division of Labor between Men and Women in Paid Employment in the Global North and South: How Occupational Sex-typing Informs the Study of Gender and Development” … Continue reading New Issue, Sociology of Development

Call for Submissions: Sectors, Spring 2017

It’s that time of year again! The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, invite section members to submit news, information, recent publications, calls for papers, and job market announcements for the Spring 2017 issue of Sectors. In particular we welcome: –          new member book or journal publications, with citation and/or abstract (abstract is not required, but strongly encouraged). A cover image for … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Sectors, Spring 2017

ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

The ICPSR Summer Program provides in-depth, hands-on training in statistical techniques and research methodologies used across the social, behavioral, and medical sciences. We strive to fulfill the needs of researchers throughout their careers by offering instruction on a broad range of topics, ranging from introductory statistics to advanced quantitative methods and cutting-edge techniques. Our participants include graduate students, post-docs, faculty, researchers, and policy analysts from … Continue reading ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

New Issue of Journal of World-Systems Research

Announcing New Issue of Journal of World-Systems Research We are happy to announce the publication of the Winter/Spring 2017 issue of theJournal of World-Systems Research (jwsr.pitt.edu). As we watch unfolding news about the policies of the Trump administration and its supporters, it is helpful to situate these events in the larger framework that world-systems analysis provides. Contributions in this issue contribute to new understandings of … Continue reading New Issue of Journal of World-Systems Research