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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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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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