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Sociology of Development. 2015; 11123–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.1.123
Published: 01 March 2015
...Thomas Dietz There is a growing dissatisfaction with using standard measures of affluence, such as gross domestic product, as the sole conceptualization of human well-being. Experiments are underway with alternative metrics of well-being as ways of informing both research and policy. It is thus...
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Sociology of Development. 2017; 34403–435 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2017.3.4.403
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jennifer E. Givens Research on the carbon intensity of well-being (CIWB), a measure representing a country's development in terms of both environmental and human well-being, often explores the role of economic development, while the effects of other aspects of global integration remain under...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 12277–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.2.277
Published: 01 June 2015
... fundamental force behind many cultural clashes within and between societies and continues to be an important cause of much global social change. We suggest that developmental idealism should be included as a causal factor in theories of human behavior and social change. FIGURE 1. Correlation between...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 1269–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.2.69
Published: 01 June 2015
... fundamental force behind many cultural clashes within and between societies and continues to be an important cause of much global social change. We suggest that developmental idealism should be included as a causal factor in theories of human behavior and social change. FIGURE 1. Correlation between...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 113–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.1.3
Published: 01 March 2015
... officials responsible for murder, torture, and disappearances, up to and including heads of state. The story of human rights prosecutions in Argentina is perhaps the best illustration of this process, both because of Argentina's crucial role and because Sikkink has documented the case so well. 8...
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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
... development, with ecological sustainability, human well-being, inclusive economy and ‘leaving no one behind’ at the centre” ( United Nations Research Institute for Social Development 2016 :213). Furthermore, while we acknowledge that the cumulative impact of paradigm shifts at the global level depends on...
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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
... United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (2015) 1 End poverty in all its forms everywhere 2 End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture 3 Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages 4 Ensure inclusive and...
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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
... directly state that the project would be located on indigenous territory where the community’s “productive and economic” as well as “social, cultural, and ritual activities” take place, with “absolute dependence on the resources of the territory” ( Araya Altamirano 2011 :1, 7). In practice, livelihoods and...
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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
... corporation as the primary unit of economic activity and envisioning marketization through top-down mechanisms ( Robinson 2004 ; Van Horn and Mirowski 2009 ). Institutions of the TNS, such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as well as the “Washington Consensus”—the consensus among...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 54381–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.4.381
Published: 01 December 2019
...). As the world wrestles with the threat of climate change, understanding the role of human drivers of CO 2 emissions becomes critical ( Rosa and Dietz 2012 ; Rosa et al. 2015 ; Dietz 2017 ). While the direct impacts of fossil fuel combustion, deforestation, and concrete construction are well known...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 54410–427 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.4.410
Published: 01 December 2019
... . 1866 . The Coal Question: An Enquiry Concerning the Progress of the Nation, and the Probable Exhaustion of Our Coal-Mines . London : Macmillan . Jorgenson, Andrew K . 2014 . “Economic Development and the Carbon Intensity of Human Well-Being.” Nature Climate Change 4 ( 3 ): 186 – 89...
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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
... the third round of India's National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3, 2005/06). The NFHS is a nationally and sub-nationally representative household survey which collects a wealth of individual and household-level data about people's living conditions, access to services, health status, and well-being...
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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
... control income and spending, and the well-being of children is linked to female education and income ( Blumberg 2016 ; Chafetz 1990 ; ILO 2012 ; Kabeer 1999 ; Moghadam 1998 , 2003 ; World Bank 2012 , 2014 ). Employment alone does not emancipate women, especially if jobs do not pull women and their...
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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
... negotiated between the coders until a high level (95%) of inter-coder agreement was established for a subset of responses, after which the first author completed the final round of coding. Manu came to me for help. But this village was our sasural [in-laws’ home]. So her in-laws were my kin as well. I...
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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
... that has been spreading around the world ( Krücken and Drori 2009 ; Meyer et al. 1997 ). This world culture emphasizes the importance of individualism, freedom, equality, development, science-based education, human rights, and family forms seen as modern. World culture has helped foster many...
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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
... provide clear outcomes that should be achieved. The Human Development Index uses a measure of societal development based on education, health, and standard of living to rank countries from highest to lowest, showing countries that are developed, or are progressing toward development, and those that are...
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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
... development of a nation co-occur because people tend to fixate on countries they view as powerful and developed. People may be more interested in countries they perceive as developed or that rank high on global indices of development, such as the Human Development Index, because (a) they are more likely to be...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 53225–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.3.225
Published: 01 September 2019
... data. To date, we are aware of results from only one panel survey that has measured DI and its influence on individual behavior ( Allendorf and Thornton 2015 ). We hope that future panel surveys, as well as other research designs, will be used to test the consequences of DI for a range of individual...
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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
... includes beliefs in development and developmental hierarchies. It also identifies attributes that are desirable and to be pursued, a causal framework identifying how certain personal and family elements will help bring development, and statements declaring certain human rights. These models and conclusions...
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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
... all would help the spread of communism. And communism at the time was offering a largely “political” solution to development issues: a strong state and a state-directed economy offered the fastest road to development. For Western advisers there appeared to be only one non-communist way to humanely...