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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Competing Priorities: How intrahousehold relationships affect women’s business management and investment decisions”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 5, Issue 1 (2020) is “Competing Priorities: How intrahousehold relationships affect women’s business management and investment decisions” by Sophia Friedson-Ridenour (The World Bank) and Rachael Pierotti (The World Bank). Also, … Continue reading

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ASA Annual Meeting Sessions

The ASA submission deadline is right around the corner (January 29, 2020 at 11:59pm EST)! Please consider submitting your work to one of our Sociology of Development Sessions or related Regular Sessions.  See below for details! Food and Agriculture in … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 Edition of Sectors Newsletter

The latest edition of our section’s newsletter, Sectors (Fall 2019), is now out! Inside you will find a message from our chair, statements from new council members, and Q&As with 2019 award winners about their research and sources of inspiration. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers, Special Research Forum: “Joining Conversations in the Society on Management and Organizations”

When a manuscript is submitted to Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), editors and reviewers frequently ask: Does the study define a new conversation (theory/lens/paradigm) or divert an existing conversation into a meaningfully different area? Conversations about management and organizations are … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Social Capital and Environmental Migration: Insights from the Brazilian Amazon and Implications for Climate Change”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 4, Issue 4 (2019) is “Social Capital and Environmental Migration: Insights from the Brazilian Amazon and Implications for Climate Change” by Heather Randell (Penn State University). Also, here is a … Continue reading

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New Issue of Sociology of Development!

New Issue Alert! We are pleased to announce the new issue of Sociology of Development is now published and live (Vol. 5 No. 4, Winter 2019) and consists of five excellent articles. Link to issue: https://socdev.ucpress.edu/content/5/4 Table of Contents Women and … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “The Organized Hypocrisy of Development Funding: Maternal Mortality Changes in Sub-Saharan Africa”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 4, Issue 3 (2019) is “The Organized Hypocrisy of Development Funding: Maternal Mortality Changes in Sub-Saharan Africa” by Jamie M. Sommer (University of South Florida), John M. Shandra (State University … Continue reading

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