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Sociology of Development Research4Life Partnership

Due to efforts of UC Press, Sociology of Development content is now freely accessible to scholars not living in high-income nations.    Details from UC Press: For the developing world, access to Sociology of Development content is free through Research4Life, a public-private partnership with the goal … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Corruption Workshop

Corruption has been a major concern for contemporary state-building and development, and is currently at the front of major political changes in several countries and regions. However, there is still very little space for debates on academic work on corruption … Continue reading

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2019 Sociology of Development Conference Call for Papers

The University of Notre Dame will host the 8th annual conference of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association. The conference will be held October 17-19th, 2019, at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. … Continue reading

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Call for 2019 Section Awards

The Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association invites nominations for three awards recognizing outstanding scholarship in the area of the sociology of development: Book Award, Faculty Article Award, and Graduate Student Paper Award. The Awards section of the … Continue reading

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Call for papers for Effective States and Inclusive Development conference on ‘rethinking the politics of development’

The University of Manchester’s Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre is holding a conference in Manchester in September 2019. Here is a link to the call for papers: https://t.co/zof6opjeuK. Key issues and questions to be explored will include: 1. Rethinking … Continue reading

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Substantial Funding Opportunities from NSF Relevant to ASA members

The National Science Foundation has issued two solicitations recently that may be of interest to some members of your section (see below).  In addition, the Assistant Director (head) of the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE) Directorate, Arthur Lupia, has … Continue reading

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New Journal – Global Perspectives

UC Press has just launched a new journal, Global Perspectives.  It is an interdisciplinary journal, but anchored strongly by sociologists.  Many members of the Sociology of Development Section might find the journal a productive outlet for their work.  Sara Curran is … Continue reading

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