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2020 Section Awards Results!

Congratulations to our 2020 Section Award Winners! Sociology of Development Section Book Award Co-Winners: Bobel, Chris. 2019. The Managed Body: Developing Girls & Menstrual Health in the Global South. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. Tarlau, Rebecca. 2019. Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How … Continue reading

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A Message from the Sociology of Development President

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to you with a message of interracial solidarity on this day of Juneteenth, a US holiday that celebrates the liberation of Black Americans from the brutal institution of slavery. Although this day is a reminder … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Ease of Transportation and Women’s Employment in India”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 5, Issue 4 (2020) is: “Ease of Transportation and Women’s Employment in India” by Lei Lei (Rutgers University), Sonalde Desai (University of Maryland), and Reeve Vanneman (University of Maryland). Also, … Continue reading

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Spring 2020 Edition of Sectors Newsletter

The latest edition of our section’s newsletter, Sectors (Spring 2020), is now out! Inside you will find a message from our chair, essays written by section members about the COVID-19 pandemic, and reflections on recent fieldwork in the section “Notes … Continue reading

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Rebooted Member Feedback Survey

We had an issue with the survey link sent out in the general announcements last week. Thank you to those who alerted us of the glitch and to everyone else for their patience while we corrected and relaunched it. If … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Member Survey

Dear SocDev members, We hope you and yours are safe and well during the COVID-pandemic. We would like to invite you to participate in a short, 13-questions survey. It should take between 5 and 10 minutes to complete. The purpose … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “The Revival of Population Control and Technocratic Family Planning in the 21st Century”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 5, Issue 3 (2020) is: “The Revival of Population Control and Technocratic Family Planning in the 21st Century” by Daniel Bendix (Friedensau Adventist University) and Susanne Schultz (Goethe University Frankfurt). … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Spring 2020 Sectors Newsletter

Sectors editors Maria Akchurin and Jeb Sprague are seeking submissions for the Spring 2020 issue! Please submit all materials to Sectors editors Maria Akchurin and Jeb Sprague at SOCDEVSectors@gmail.com by Friday, May 8, 2020. Please see below for content guidelines: We hope you and your … Continue reading

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CFP: Contexts Special Issue: “The Global Impact of the Coronavirus”

The ASA journal Contexts is working on a special online issue on “The Global Impact of the Coronavirus” and would once again be so grateful if your section could circulate our call for papers to help us reach a broader audience. In early 2020, … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed! Sociology of Development Roundtable Presiders

Please see the important message below from Fauzia Ahmed, our Roundtable organizer! If you would like to volunteer, please contact Fauzia at ahmedfe@miamioh.edu by March 13! As the Round Table Sessions organizer for our section, I am writing to ask you … Continue reading

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