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New Issue: Sociological Insights for Development Policy

Dear development sociologists, I am delighted to share our latest Policy Brief, Sociological Insights for Development Policy. This issue is devoted to the very timely topic of the industrial sector. Specifically, Roshan Pandian (our section’s 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper … Continue reading

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CFP: Extended Deadline for Sociology of Development Conference

Obstacles to Development 7th Annual Sociology of Development Conference 19–21 October 2018 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois Development investments and interventions should ultimately lead to self-sustaining solutions that are supported by local governments, institutions, and stakeholders. There are … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions to Sectors

Please see the call for submissions below, and note the 15 April deadline!  Please send all materials to our fantastic newsletter editors at the email address below… Dear Section Members, The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, … Continue reading

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New Issue of Sociological Insights for Development Policy

In the newest policy brief, our colleague, Professor Maryann Bylander extends our understanding of the potential harms of microcredit.  Drawing on her extensive research in Cambodia, she argues that microcredit can compel unwanted migration.  The combination of indebtedness and migration … Continue reading

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Call for Notes from the Field: Sectors Newsletter

Dear Section Members, The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, invite junior scholars (i.e. graduate students, recent grads, postdocs, and tenure-track faculty) to submit short descriptive articles (500-600 words) about their research for Notes from the Field. … Continue reading

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Call for announcements: Sectors Newsletter

Dear Section Members, The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, invite you to submit news, recent publications, calls for papers, and job market announcements for the Spring 2018 issue of Sectors. Job market candidates are especially encouraged … Continue reading

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Call for Section Logo!

Dear Members It’s an exciting time to be a development sociologist! Our section is growing in membership and visibility, thanks to the efforts and work of each of you. To further increase the section’s visibility, open up possibilities for selling … Continue reading

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