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Section Election Results – ASA Sociology of Development Section

We are pleased to announce the ASA Sociology of Development Section election results. Congratulations to those elected and thank you to everyone who volunteered to run! Chair-Elect (1-year): Enrique Pumar, Santa Clara University Secretary-Treasurer (3-year): Matthias vom Hau, Institut Barcelona d’Estudies … Continue reading

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Join Us for DEVSOCLINK 2021!

Join us for DEVSOCLINK 2021, which kicks off on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021! Click here to register (for free!) for the events. You will be sent an email with the zoom links and passcodes. The most up-to-date schedule is here … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Workplace Disability and Death in an Era of Mass Incarceration: Insights from the US Military”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 6, Issue 2 (2021) is: “Workplace Disability and Death in an Era of Mass Incarceration: Insights from the US Military” by Eiko Strader (George Washington University) A message from our … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Good Governance Can Reduce the Gender Gap in Secondary Schooling”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 6, Issue 1 (2021) is: “Good Governance Can Reduce the Gender Gap in Secondary Schooling” by Jamie M. Sommer (University of South Florida) and Kathleen M. Fallon (Stony Brook University). … Continue reading

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DevSoc Link 2021: ASA Sociology of Development Section Conference

Last year was the first year since the inception of the section that we were not able to hold an annual section conference.  The pandemic continues to disrupt our plans, and we continue to adapt. This year, we are planning … Continue reading

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ASA Sociology of Development Section Mentorship Program 2021 Call

We are pleased to announce that the ASA Sociology of Development Section Mentorship program continues in an online format this year. If you would like to participate, we would like to solicit applications for mentors and mentees. Click here and … Continue reading

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2021 ASA Elections Open April 27

The 2021 ASA elections will open on Tuesday, April 27, and close on Friday, May 28, at 5 p.m. EST. Ballots will be sent out via email from “Sociological.ballot@intelliscaninc.net.” Please add this email address to the permitted senders list on … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions – Sectors, Spring/Summer 2021

We are seeking your submissions for the Spring/Summer 2021 Sociology of Development newsletter, Sectors. Specifically, we are calling for general content (see below) and short, original pieces related to Global COVID-19 Vaccine Testing, Production, and Distribution. Call for original contributions: … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Sectors Co-Editor (2021-2023)

The Sociology of Development section is seeking a new co-editor of our newsletter, Sectors. This is a great opportunity for a junior scholar to get more involved with the section and its diverse members. Sectors is published semi-annually (generally in … Continue reading

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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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