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Sociology of Development is an international journal addressing issues of development, broadly considered. With basic as well as policy-oriented research, topics explored include economic development and well-being, gender, health, inequality, poverty, environment and sustainability, political economy, conflict, social movements, and more.

Sociology of Development promotes intellectual diversity within the study of development, with articles from all scholars of development sociology, regardless of theoretical orientation, methodological preference, region of investigation, or historical period of study, and encourages contributions from related disciplines including political science, economics, geography, anthropology, and health sciences.

Sociology of Development adheres to the University of California Press Statement of Publication Ethics. The full statement is available here.


Sociology of Development is indexed and abstracted in the following services:

National Library of Medicine


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