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New Issue Alert! Sociology of Development Fall 2020 Issue

The third issue of 2020 for Sociology of Development is now published and live! The link to the issue and table of contents is below. Sociology of Development VOLUME 6 NUMBER 3 FALL 2020 Link to issue: https://online.ucpress.edu/socdev/issue/6/3 Production Globalization … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Mass Incarceration as a Factor in the US Mortality Disadvantage”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 5, Issue 6 (2020) is: “Mass Incarceration as a Factor in the US Mortality Disadvantage” by Sebastian Daza (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Alberto Palloni (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and Jerrett Jones (University … Continue reading

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Special Issue of the Delaware Review of Latin American Studies

Enrique Pumar is co-editing a special issue of the Delaware Review of Latin American Studies. He says: we would be delighted to receive papers from our development colleagues and their contacts.  We are looking forward to publishing an inclusive and diverse … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Thank you to all of you who participated in the SOC DEV sessions at the ASA meeting the past two days. Despite the physical distance of the virtual platform, I enjoyed reconnecting with members I have long known and meeting … Continue reading

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ASA Sociology of Development Speed Mentoring Event

Hello, SocDev members! I am happy to announce the first-ever ASA Soc of Dev mentoring program’s Speed Mentoring event on Monday, August 10th from 2:30 to 4:00 pm Pacific Standard Time. Our panelists are: Dr. Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, USC, Department … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Sessions at ASA 2020!

The ASA Virtual Annual Meeting is fast approaching, and SOC DEV will be holding three of our originally planned sessions, so please register and reconnect with us! The conference will occur online from August 8-11, following the originally scheduled session … Continue reading

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Purchase a Gift ASA Membership for a Student or Colleague!

Please note that Friday, July 31 is the last day to purchase a gift ASA membership for a student or a colleague. Currently, SOC DEV membership is 419, with 22 low-income country members, 121 student members, and 276 regular members. … Continue reading

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Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Why is Women’s Labor Force Participation So Low in the Middle East and North Africa?”

A new Sociology of Development Policy Brief is out! Volume 5, Issue 5 (2020) is: “Why is Women’s Labor Force Participation so Low in the Middle East and North Africa?” by Valentine M. Moghadam (Northeastern University) Here is the fifth of … Continue reading

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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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