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Nouveaux programmes en développement international à l’UQO

Nouveaux programmes en développement international à l’UQO

UQO bacc en développement international

L’Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) est heureuse d’annoncer l’ouverture de deux nouveaux programmes de 1er cycle en développement international au module des sciences sociales : un baccalauréat en sciences sociales avec concentration en développement international à partir de l’hiver 2014 ainsi qu’une majeure en développement international à partir de l’automne 2014.

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Call for papers Development Sociology Mini-Conference in Baltimore

CALL FOR PAPERS Development Sociology Mini-conference

The Cost of Development: Work, Gender, Ethnicity and Environment

Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting 2014, “Invisible Work” February 20-23, 2014, Baltimore Hilton, Baltimore, MD

Development is a multi-faceted process of social, cultural and political-economic change. But these changes often come with a price. Dominant development paradigms generally pay little attention to changes in labor dynamics and the accompanying changes in how work is carried out. More studies on how these changes intersect with gender, ethnicity and environment are needed. There is also a need for more analysis of social responses to the cost of development on work dynamics and labor. Continuer la lecture de Call for papers Development Sociology Mini-Conference in Baltimore

Sociology on Latin America in the 1960s

My newest publication is now available:

Della Faille, Dimitri. « Sociology on Latin America in the 1960s: Developmentalism, Imperialism, and Topical Tropism », The American Sociologist, vol. 44, no. 2, 2013, pp. 155-176.

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Available here: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12108-013-9177-6

Or here (on my website): http://dimitri.sciences-sociales.info/publications/2013_della_faille_-_sociology_on_latin_america/

ABSTRACT

This article reveals the emergence of the idea of development in the sociological study of Latin America in the United States as a specific product of history. We show how in the 1960s, it was the result of Continuer la lecture de Sociology on Latin America in the 1960s