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 message from our Policy Brief editor Alaka Basu: Here is the third of the 2021 series of Policy Briefs being edited by me for the … Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Time Poverty and Multi-Tasking among Women with Young Children in India”
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 Duquette-Rury, Laura. 2019. Exit and Voice: The Paradox of Cross-Border Politics in Mexico. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. “Exit and Voice: The Paradox of … Continue reading Congrats to the 2021 ASA Sociology of Development Award Winners!
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, and other marginalized groups, articulate and affirm feminist approaches to development, seek more holistic understanding of the power dynamics informing development, and support collaboration across difference. … Continue reading Join the Feminist Development sub-section!
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 Covid-19 vaccines (the symposia also appear on the Sectors Symposia section of the site). A big thank you to the editors, Jeb Sprague, Preethi Krishnan … Continue reading Spring 2021 Edition of Sectors Newsletter
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 Internacionals Council Member (3-year): Marco Garrido, University of Chicago Council Member (3-year): Depvarna Roy, Nazareth College Graduate Student Council Member (1-year): Rahardhika Utama, Northwestern University The … Continue reading Section Election Results – ASA Sociology of Development Section
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 and also listed below for your reference. We look forward to seeing you there! DEVSOCLINK 2021 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCATION SECTION ON … Continue reading Join Us for DEVSOCLINK 2021!
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 Policy Brief editor Alaka Basu: Here is the second of the 2021 series of Policy Briefs being edited by me for the Sociology of Development section … Continue reading 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 1 (2021) is: “Good Governance Can Reduce the Gender Gap in Secondary Schooling” by Jamie M. Sommer (University of South Florida) and Kathleen M. Fallon (Stony Brook University). Also, here is a message from our Policy Brief editor Alaka Basu: As usual, I welcome expressions of interest to contribute. While I am open … Continue reading Sociology of Development Policy Brief: “Good Governance Can Reduce the Gender Gap in Secondary Schooling”
Last year was the first year since the inception of the section that we were not able to hold an annual section conference. The pandemic continues to disrupt our plans, and we continue to adapt. This year, we are planning to renew our annual section conference this summer with a virtual conference: DevSoc Link 2021! The call for papers and details are below. The due … Continue reading DevSoc Link 2021: ASA Sociology of Development Section Conference
We are pleased to announce that the ASA Sociology of Development Section Mentorship program continues in an online format this year. If you would like to participate, we would like to solicit applications for mentors and mentees. Click here and fill out your information. Applications accepted through Monday, July 19th. Karin Johnson (US Census Bureau at Texas A&M University), Mentorship Coordinator, will pair up graduate … Continue reading ASA Sociology of Development Section Mentorship Program 2021 Call