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Fall/Winter 2020 Edition of Sectors Newsletter

The latest edition of our section’s newsletter, Sectors (Fall/Winter 2020), is now out! It is full of information about Sociology of Development events, publications, and people.   A big thank you to the editors, Jeb Sprague, Leslie MacColman, and Preethi Krishnan … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Problem-Solving Sociology Dissertation Proposal Development Workshop

Doctoral students in departments of sociology who have not yet defended their dissertation proposals are invited to apply to a dissertation proposal development workshop on “problem solving sociology.”  Northwestern University will pay for economy-class airfare and accommodation in Evanston, IL, … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions – Junior Theorists Symposium

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2021 Junior Theorists Symposium Held over Zoom on August 6th (additional dates TBD) SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, February 19, 2021 We invite submissions of précis for the 15th Junior Theorists Symposium (JTS). The symposium will be held over … Continue reading

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ASA 2021: A Virtual Engagement

The ASA meeting will be entirely virtual this year: https://www.asanet.org/annual-meeting-2021 Reminders: the deadline to submit a full paper or extended abstract is Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m Eastern. You can submit a full paper or extended abstract of … Continue reading

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CFP Rethinking Multilateralism for the post-COVID Era

We live in a time where the need for global collective action is as great as any time in human history: the COVID pandemic and its consequences, climate change, conflict, and mass migration all have the potential to pose compounding … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Sociology of Education Editorship

Call for Applications: Sociology of Education Editorship. The ASA Publications Committee encourages applications for the editorship of Sociology of Education. The official term for the new editor (or co-editors) begins in January 2022, with the transition starting in summer 2021. … Continue reading

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ASA Pick Your Own Sponsorship

Have you heard about Pick Your Own Sponsorship? One in five members are participating. It’s a new approach to ASA membership renewal, which holds ASA dues steady at their 2020 level and provides members with the choice of (a) paying … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: 2021 Sociology of Development Section Awards

The Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association invitesnominations 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 … Continue reading

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New Issue Alert! Sociology of Development Fall 2020 Issue

The third issue of 2020 for Sociology of Development is now published and live! The link to the issue and table of contents is below. Sociology of Development VOLUME 6 NUMBER 3 FALL 2020 Link to issue: https://online.ucpress.edu/socdev/issue/6/3 Production Globalization … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Mass Incarceration as a Factor in the US Mortality Disadvantage”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 5, Issue 6 (2020) is: “Mass Incarceration as a Factor in the US Mortality Disadvantage” by Sebastian Daza (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Alberto Palloni (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and Jerrett Jones (University … Continue reading

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