Networks of Development, Networks in Development

Wednesday, 18 July 2018: 15:30-17:20
RC09 Social Transformations and Sociology of Development (host committee)

Language: English

This is an open session for any papers that contain innovative new theories or important new findings in development sociology. Presenters may come from any theoretical tradition, use any methodology - either quantitative or qualitative, may study any region of the world and may consider any time period including the present day. The session is a forum to present new work is that is exciting, stimulating and represents a significant advance in sociological thinking or knowledge. Papers that are good but don't fit the standard molds are particularly welcome.
Session Organizer:
Samuel COHN, Texas A and M University, USA
Ulrike M.M. SCHUERKENS, Université Rennes 2 LiRIS EA 7481 and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France
Oral Presentations
Lineage Networks and Chinese Rural Entrepreneurship
Xin LIU, Fudan University, China; Felicia TIAN, Fudan University, China
Neoliberalism, Crony Capitalism, and the Political Economy of Resource Extraction in Bangladesh
M. Omar FARUQUE, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Canada
Portes Meets Zelizer in Azerbaijan: Social Capital As a Byproduct of Relational Work
Dustin STOLTZ, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, USA; Aaron PITLUCK, Illinois State University, USA
Identit(ies) and Heritage in the UAE: Examining the Roles of Kinship, Family and the State
Courtney FREER, London School of Economics, United Kingdom; Rima SABBAN, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates