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Final Call for Submissions to the Fall/Winter Edition of Sectors

This is the final call for submissions to the Fall/Winter edition of Sectors! If you’d like to include any breaking news (see list below), please email the pertinent information to socdevsectors@gmail.com by Monday, December 6th:  New books (please send an image of the … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Missing Widows”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 6, Issue 5 (2021) is “Missing Widows” by Siwan Anderson (University of British Columbia) and Debraj Ray (New York University). Below is a message from our policy brief editor, Alaka … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “‘Morality Policy’ vs Social or Development Policy: The Catholic Church in the Politics of Abortion in Ireland and Poland”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 6, Issue 4 (2021) is “‘Morality Policy’ vs Social or Development Policy: The Catholic Church in the Politics of Abortion in Ireland and Poland” by Sydney Calkin (Queen Mary University … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Time Poverty and Multi-Tasking among Women with Young Children in India”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 6, Issue 3 (2021) is: “Time Poverty and Multi-Tasking among Women with Young Children in India” by by  Laili Irani (Independent Researcher) and Vidya Vemireddy (Indian Institute of Management). A … Continue reading

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Congrats to the 2021 ASA Sociology of Development Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of our 2021 section award winners and thank you to all who served on the committees! ASA Sociology of Development Section Book Award Committee: Firuzeh Shokooh Valle (Co-Chair), Joseph Harris (Co-Chair), Andy Chang, Sefika Kumral, Yao Li … Continue reading

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Join the Feminist Development sub-section!

Feminist Development is one of three subsections of Sociology of Development. Membership is open to all section members. Why should section members join us? Feminist Development brings together scholars and professionals who recognize that many development approaches continue to sideline women, girls, … Continue reading

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Spring 2021 Edition of Sectors Newsletter

The latest edition of our section’s newsletter, Sectors (Spring 2021), is now out! It is full of information about Sociology of Development events, publications, and people. It also includes a special symposia on the unevenness of testing, production, and distribution of … Continue reading

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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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