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Sociology of Development. 2015; 12113–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.2.113
Published: 01 June 2015
...Shiri Noy; Patricia A. McManus Are health care systems converging in developing nations? We use the case of health care financing in Latin America between 1995 and 2009 to assess the predictions of modernization theory, competing strands of globalization theory, and accounts of persistent cross...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 12321–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.2.321
Published: 01 June 2015
...Shiri Noy; Patricia A. McManus Are health care systems converging in developing nations? We use the case of health care financing in Latin America between 1995 and 2009 to assess the predictions of modernization theory, competing strands of globalization theory, and accounts of persistent cross...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 519–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.1.9
Published: 01 March 2019
... assumptions and constructs in fruitful new ways. Notable recent literature reviews have taken up the issue of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, comparative healthcare systems, and the sociology of development. However, this review is the first to outline the contours of a coherent sociology of global health. It...
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Sociology of Development. 2017; 3124–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2017.3.1.24
Published: 01 March 2017
... health predicts their children's educational achievements by the second wave, seven years later, controlling for households' and children's initial backgrounds. © 2017 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 62145–173 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.2.145
Published: 01 June 2020
... of Political Science 40 ( 1 ): 1 – 20 . Taylor-Robinson , Michelle M. , and Roseanna Michelle Health . 2003 . “Do Women Legislators Have Different Policy Priorities than Their Male Colleagues?” Women & Politics 24 ( 4 ): 77 – 101 . Tinker , Irene , and Jane...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 62250–274 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.2.250
Published: 01 June 2020
... ( Bertorelli et al. 2017 ). Using the data described above and geographic information systems, we developed a composite index that incorporates measures of developmental capacity on four dimensions: education, health, sanitation, and electricity. Our index includes this basic government-provided...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 61116–144 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.1.116
Published: 01 March 2020
... six key IGOs (International Labour Organization, International Monetary Fund, United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Development Programme, World Bank, and World Health Organization) across five dimensions of social protection (labor market, health, family, housing, and education) before the...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 611–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.1.1
Published: 01 March 2020
... natural resources for other activities, with consequences for livelihoods and health. For example, mining not only uses copious amounts of freshwater, often in arid regions, but also generates air pollution and creates waste rock, slurry, and effluent that must be disposed of according to a strict set of...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 6130–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.1.30
Published: 01 March 2020
... the world-economy. In the 1990s the IMF provided debt-relief loans under the conditional privatization of water delivery systems, resulting in two relatively small concessions ( Hall and Lobina 2002 , 2007 , 2008 ). Excessive costs, poor service and quality, and hazards to public health, along with...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 6166–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.1.66
Published: 01 March 2020
... that has been plaguing China has raised public awareness of air quality and its related public health issues, driving the central state to declare a war on pollution ( Greenstone 2018 ). Our pro-EV interviewees often argued that carbon emissions is one of the biggest contributors to air pollution in...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 6191–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.1.91
Published: 01 March 2020
... organizations with interests that overlap with the SDGs. For instance, highlighting the public health implications of the SDGs, the World Health Organization (2015) writes that the relationship between the dimensions of sustainability is “dynamic and reciprocal.” In this sense, the discourse on sustainability...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 54428–451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.4.428
Published: 01 December 2019
... third National Family Health Survey (2005–2006) and multilevel models, we find that Harriss's typology of state regimes better explains child poverty differences between states than Transparency International India's corruption index. States whose political regimes are historically dominated by upper...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 54337–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.4.337
Published: 01 December 2019
... ( République Tunisienne 2014 :14). Many women work as lawyers and judges: 28% of lawyers are women, while in 2010 nearly half the constitutional judges were women ( OECD 2014 :140). On the eve of the revolution, women made up 39% of the staff in the civil service ( Ben Salem 2010 :501). In the health field, 42...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 54360–380 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.4.360
Published: 01 December 2019
... violence is perpetuated not only by the husband but also by other males and females in the family ( Gangoli and Rew 2011 ). Further, due to the preference for male children, female feticide and infanticide rates are high in the country, along with poor health care for girls and women, even in their...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 53265–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.3.265
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Wilson, and Falkingham 1997 ). There was little health system infrastructure in place, with only 10 hospitals in the country and one Institute of Hygiene in the capital, Tirana. There were all together only 102 Albanian doctors and a small number of foreign ones. There were 1.2 physicians for every...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 53248–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.3.248
Published: 01 September 2019
... Turk 2006 ). Ethnic minorities are less well served by the health care system ( Desai 2000 )—they are far less likely to receive prenatal care, to be assisted by a doctor, nurse, or midwife during birth, to consult a health care provider when a child is sick, or to vaccinate their children ( Baulch et...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 53229–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.3.229
Published: 01 September 2019
... concerns about providing education, health care, and employment for all these people, and finally to the establishment of a national family planning program. The steps are so obvious that no outside assistance beyond technical demographic advice and implementation of suggestions is required. These accounts...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 53286–313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.3.286
Published: 01 September 2019
... research was made possible by support from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Department of Sociology, Iowa State University, a training grant (R01 HD078397) from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and NICHD research infrastructure...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 53314–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.3.314
Published: 01 September 2019
... the rural poor through improvements in educational systems, health services, and rural infrastructure. The result has been a dramatic spread of formal education, wage work, government services, transportation and communication infrastructure, and the mass media. Even though Nepal is still...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 52115–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.2.115
Published: 01 June 2019
... . “Zinc/ORS Scale-Up in Kenya.” Diarrhea and Pneumonia Working Group, Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness, Washington, DC . CEHURD . 2013 . “Promoting Local Pharmaceutical Production in Uganda.” Center for Health, Human Rights and Development , Kampala . Chang, Ha-Joon...