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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
... aims to prevent harm to economic livelihoods, dispossession, and the disruption of everyday life. Here I identify the characteristics of localities where defensive mobilization in response to mining is most likely, and the kinds of projects that catalyze it. I argue that defensive opposition to...
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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
... key technical data with grid companies to build battery swapping stations. They also shared concerns over safety when batteries are frequently put in and taken out, and the problem of managing and monitoring batteries in their different years of life or at different charging statuses. For battery...
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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
... 2003 ; Robeyns 2005 ). Economic growth is therefore desirable only if it improves people’s quality of life and removes any “obstacles in their lives so that they have more freedom to live the kind of life that, upon reflection, they have reason to value” ( Robeyns 2005 :94). Sen’s ideas were highly...
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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
... set of ideologies and policies which center around the liberalization of markets and the use of the state as a mechanism to privatize and commodify more aspects of life, transforming previously public assets into sources of profit and speculation. It signals a new stage in advanced capitalism, one in...
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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. Kandiyoti's (1988) seminal argument on patriarchal bargains defined as a complicated compromise between women's attempt to maximize life's options by acting with unrestrained agency and accommodating the constrains on agency imposed via rules governing gender expectations (286), is a starting...
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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
... Experience . New York : Oxford University Press . Mazur, Allan , and Eugene Rosa . 1974 . “Energy and Life-Style.” Science 186 ( 4164 ): 607 – 10 . McGee, Julius Alexander , Matthew Thomas Clement , and Jordan Fox Besek . 2015 . “The Impacts of Technology: A Re-evaluation of the...
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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
... everyday life: for example, in dealings with patrolling police, administrative officials (e.g., hospitals), and other authorities. We could call this petit corruption ( Rothstein 2014 ). Experts, on the other hand, might be reporting higher-level, institutional types of corruption, which affect the...
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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
... their product life cycle. Indirect or second-order impacts involve the application of ICTs in contexts such as telecommuting or e-commerce. Second-order effects differ across institutional and technological fields that map to CO 2 emission source sectors. Systemic or third-order impacts are broad...
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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
... tourism, more foreign direct investment, more favorable sovereign credit ratings and trade deals, and a host of other social and economic benefits to society. Negative perceptions of a country can have the opposite effects, leading to lower quality of life and shorter life expectancy. Our claim that...
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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
... per woman (total fertility rate in 1950 of 6.1), and the population was growing very rapidly, at an annual rate of 2.9% during the 1950s ( Falkingham and Gjonça 2001 ). Life expectancy was only 51.6 years for both sexes combined, and there were 143 infant deaths per 1,000 live births ( Gjonça...
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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
... . “Chinese and World Cultural Models of Developmental Hierarchy.” Chinese Journal of Sociology 2 ( 4 ): 577 – 608 . Ferguson, James . 1999 . Expectations of Modernity: Myths and Meanings of Urban Life on the Zambian Copper Belt . Berkeley : University of California Press . Frank, David J...
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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
... 1991 ), India ( Johnson 2000 , and Canada ( Williams 1986 ) report that television's arrival altered village life, weakening civic engagement and breaking down sex and age segregation in social activities. After television's arrival in India, women were less likely to say that spousal beating was...
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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
... motivated to adopt “modern” behaviors because they are seen as the means of achieving a good life and socioeconomic development. The articles in this special issue contribute to the empirical investigation of DI theory in a variety of ways. This issue enriches the DI methodological toolkit, demonstrating...
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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
... certain changes taking place in family life: marriage becoming a union freely entered into by mature and independent individuals, women achieving a higher status, and fertility becoming controlled. Controlled fertility is the easiest to measure of these modern family changes, and we have mounting evidence...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 52198–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.2.198
Published: 01 June 2019
... . Grannis, Rick . 2009 From the Ground Up: Translating Geography into Community through Neighbor Networks . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Heck, Ramona K. Z. , Alma J. Owen , and Barbara R. Rowe , eds. 1995 Home-Based Employment and Family Life . Westport, CT. : Auburn House...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 52147–173 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.2.147
Published: 01 June 2019
... 2011 Vice governor of Guangdong Province, November 2011 to February 2016 (arrested on corruption charges in April 2016; sentenced to life in prison in May 2017) 7 Xu Jianhua** Director and party secretary, Guangdong Provincial Development and Reform Commission, November 2010 to December 2011...
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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
..., Hunger, and Deprivation: A Cross-National Investigation of the Determinants of Life Expectancy in Less-Developed and Sub-Saharan African Nations.” Sociological Perspectives 55 ( 3 ): 421 – 47 . Austin, Kelly , Laura McKinney , and Gretchen Thompson . 2012 . “Agricultural Trade Dependency and...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 5191–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.1.91
Published: 01 March 2019
... may differ across development levels. The health lifestyles literature provides expectations for gender variation in the enactment of healthy behaviors that can be extended to the country level. Specifically, scholars have focused on the interplay between gendered health lifestyles and living...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 511–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.1.1
Published: 01 March 2019
... bearing on our understandings of global health and development. Other sociologists have studied gender and its relationship to global health and development (e.g., Suh 2017 ). Sociologists studying aging and the life course have examined aging and health in global context, and investigated how...
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 44374–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.4.374
Published: 01 December 2018
... ( 401 ): 464 – 77 . Appadurai, Arjun . 1988 . The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Bearman, Peter . 1997 . “Generalized Exchange.” American Journal of Sociology 102 ( 5 ): 1383 – 1415 . Becker, Penny Edgell...