Welcome to my website which brings together my research and writing.

Where possible, I have provided links to open access materials. If there are any papers you cannot access, please contact me.

Recent publications 

Brooks, S. (2024) “The platformisation of global development”. In R. Paul, E. Carmel and J. Cobbe (Eds.), Handbook on Public Policy and Artificial Intelligence, Edward Elgar Publishing: Cheltenham. Pre-print available here.

Brooks, S. & Kumar, A. (2023) Why the Super-Rich Will Not Be Saving the World: Philanthropy and “Privatization Creep” in Global Development, Business and Society

Brooks, S. & Meçe, M.H. (2023) The impact of rural emptiness on gender relations in postsocialist AlbaniaSociologia Ruralis


A full list of publications can be found here, and short articles and blogs here.


Sally Brooks

I write about global development, technology and agrarian change, philanthropic foundations, and rural politics.


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