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Sociology of Development Conference

The upcoming Annual Sociology of Development Conference, Disparities in Development will be held on October 5-7, 2017, at Wayne State University. This promises to be an engaging and productive event, with 6 keynote talks, 130 presentations, two mentoring workshops, and a … Continue reading

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New Book on Social Change

Social Changes in a Global World Ulrike Schuerkens — Université Rennes 2 Renowned author Ulrike Schuerkens presents an in-depth exploration of social transformations and developments. Combining an international approach with up-to-date research, the book: (1) has dedicated chapters on contemporary … Continue reading

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CFP: Special Issue of Social Sciences

Dear Colleagues, I am editing a special issue of Social Sciences.  The issue will highlight cutting edge research that examines empirical linkages at the intersection of population dynamics, development, and environment in a context of climate change. Ever since Ehrlich … Continue reading

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New Policy Brief!

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 colleagues Katy Fallon, Alissa Mazar and Liam Swiss discuss the impacts of … Continue reading

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Save the Dates!

Dear Section Members- We will send out more detailed information soon, but for now I just want to make sure you are saving these important dates/times for our section events at ASAs. SATURDAY, AUG 12 8:30 a.m. – Section session … Continue reading

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Congratulations to SOC DEV award winners!

BEST BOOK AWARD Winner: Pablo Lapegna. 2016. Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina.  Oxford University Press. Honorable mention: Tianna S. Paschel.  2016. Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Columbia and … Continue reading

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CFP: Social Theory and Intersectionality

Emerald Studies in Media and Communications is delighted to announce two new calls with a due date of  January 15, 2018: Theorizing the Digital: Social Theory and Power, Media, and Everyday Life: Expanding the Intersectional.    Call for Theorizing the … Continue reading

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