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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 428–451.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... 2003 ; Minujin and Nandy 2012 ; UNICEF 2007 ). Children experiencing multiple severe deprivations are classed as living in absolute poverty. These definitions are outlined in Table 1 . TABLE 1. Absolute child poverty: an aggregate of seven types of individual-level child deprivation...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (4): 377–402.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Roy Kwon; Anthony Roberts; Karissa Zingula Recent research shows that financial activities expand the wage gap between affluent and middle-class workers in advanced industrial societies. Furthermore, a well-established literature indicates that differences in labor institutions may be responsible...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 222–249.
Published: 01 June 2020
... intersectional considerations, particularly the intersection of race and class dynamics, can bolster the “tragedy of the commodity” theoretical framework. The study thus tests and expands on that framework by including the considerations of cross-cutting inequalities and the world food system. Overall, this...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 337–359.
Published: 01 December 2019
... attitudes and values. The paper points to the need for both class-based and gender-based policies with respect to women's economic participation and rights. Tunisia's secular republican polity and multiparty system provide a favorable legal context for women's empowerment, and when compared with other...
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Sociology of Development (2018) 4 (3): 282–303.
Published: 01 September 2018
... pursuit of their goals could inform our understanding of decision-making. We consider a simple two-class model of income and the need of capitalists and workers to mobilize resources to influence the adaptive landscape that shapes responses to decisions. We then examine the implications of the rational...
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Sociology of Development (2018) 4 (3): 239–260.
Published: 01 September 2018
... redefine the working class (and its protection) to include multiple employment relationships for the first time. It also promises to recognize the social relations between multiple categories of vulnerable populations, reminding us that caste, gender, and class are mutually constitutive (rather than...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 June 2019
... complex new politics of Chinese development assistance are intertwined with, and often exacerbate, existing social inequalities based in politics, class, ethnicity, and race. More conceptually, these dynamics demonstrate the need to rethink how we frame development as a transnational field of social...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (2): 116–142.
Published: 01 June 2017
... performing various forms of gendered and class-stratified labor. Our conception of microfinance draws attention to the industry's reliance on the devalued labor of women, and the influence of class and geographic divisions on the functioning of microfinancial chains at all levels. Our chain-oriented...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 250–274.
Published: 01 June 2020
...  Black African (% population) 52.8 1.5 100 674 2001  Indian (% population) 5.7 0 94.3 674 2001  Coloured (% population) 6.3 0 94.3 674 2001  White (% population) 35.3 0 92.5 674 2001 Class Composition  Household Income (% of below median) 40.5 0 100 672 2001...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 145–173.
Published: 01 June 2020
... growth is also accompanied by a national increase in social inequality. In this context, working-class populations grow while having limited access to skilled labor positions, but see how flows of foreign capital and transnational corporations benefit a domestic elite directly tied to core nations. In...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 194–221.
Published: 01 June 2020
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (4): 323–345.
Published: 01 December 2017
... scholars and advocates highlight the importance of women's autonomy as a key to economic development, the international media are filled with tales and reports of public gang rapes, acid burnings, honor killings, and gang kidnapping and enslavement. We combine observations about growing class inequality...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (1): 30–65.
Published: 01 March 2020
... then be capitalized on to push through austerity measures that favor the wealthy and reify transnational class structures ( Harvey 2010 :11; Sklair 2000b ). Crisis therefore creates a prime opportunity for the TNS to promote its agenda and appropriate resources. The next section will discuss how...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (1): 66–90.
Published: 01 March 2020
... emerging norm of sustainable development and the rising middle classes’ call for a cleaner environment and a low-carbon lifestyle ( ditan shenghuo ). But the EV industry has a clear competitor: the conventional auto industry, which, along with the petrochemical industry, is deemed strategically important...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (1): 91–115.
Published: 01 March 2020
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2020
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (3): 232–251.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Geoff Harkness; Peggy Levitt This article examines the working lives of creative-class professionals in the Global South using two case studies: university educators and museum professionals employed in Qatar. A small country on the Arabian Peninsula, Qatar is an ideal site for the study of...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 360–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... conceptualized as a top-down approach in which lawmakers and activists, mainly of higher social classes, become responsible for improving the lives of domestic violence victims. An alternative focus on women-initiated intervention in grassroots communities is central to the present research. This approach is...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 410–427.
Published: 01 December 2019
... : Routledge . Dietz, Thomas . 2017 . “Drivers of Human Stress on the Environment in the Twenty-First Century.” Annual Review of Environment and Resources 42 ( 1 ): 189 – 213 . Engels, Friedrich . 1887 . The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844 . New York : J. W. Lovell...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (3): 314–336.
Published: 01 September 2019
... answer DI questions straightforwardly and distinguish between questions that are worded in opposite directions ( Thornton, Ghimire, and Mitchell 2012 ). Latent class analysis also shows that Nepalis can be divided reliably into groups with different levels of endorsement of DI ( Mitchell 2009...