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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. 2015; 1120–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.1.20
Published: 01 March 2015
... reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Rights and Permissions website, http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp . 2015 modernization dependency institutions Latin America development...
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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
... emissions. Advocacy of technological solutions to CO 2 mitigation is consistent with ecological modernization theory's assertion that reflexive societies will modernize sustainably. In contrast, we define the “treadmill of information” as the unique contribution of ICT development to environmental...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 62194–221 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.2.194
Published: 01 June 2020
... assumptions of modernization, ecological modernization, energetics, and even world-systems analysis of energy “transition,” this paper offers a world-systems perspective on the “raw” materialism of coal. Examining the material characteristics of coal and the unequal structure of the world-economy, the paper...
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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
...Ryan P. Thombs; Xiaorui Huang The macro-comparative decoupling literature has often sought to test the arguments made by the treadmill of production (TP) and ecological modernization (EM) theories. However, due to data limitations, these studies have been limited to analyzing the years after 1960...
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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
... independence and modernization as key goals. Ho Chi Minh believed that for the country to modernize, Vietnamese families needed to abandon feudal vestiges and resist bourgeois influences. From that time to the present, the government has continued to focus on family behavior as a crucial component of Vietnam's...
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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
... This paper examines the measurement reliability and stability of individual views concerning developmental idealism (DI), which is a set of cultural schemas that contains beliefs and values concerning modern societies and families. DI builds on the ideas of modernization and development, values modern...
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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
... notes (1965), the main objections that the mission hears from government officials in the provinces are based on the politics of numbers, a sort of mercantilism based on tribe, rather than on national ideology—which the mission did not hear in its conversations with the modernizing elite in Nairobi...
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Sociology of Development. 2017; 32163–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2017.3.2.163
Published: 01 June 2017
...Şahan Savaş Karataşlı This article examines the global distribution of wealth within the capitalist world-economy over the longue durée . In stark contrast to the convergence of wealth predicted by modernization theory, the relatively stable bimodal (core-periphery) structure predicted by...
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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
..., some societal elements are identified as “modern,” inherently good, and helpful to development, while others are identified as “traditional,” undesirable, and unhelpful to development. DI theory posits that these schemas spread from Northwest European elites to ordinary people. In turn, people are...
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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
... through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 sustainability modernization inequality structural equation modeling reciprocal effects In this project, we empirically investigate this claim of...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 12233–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.2.233
Published: 01 June 2015
... modernization theorists traced the periphery's inability to take advantage of diminishing returns in the core to “traditional” values that allegedly militated against savings, investment, and growth, and thus denied the universality of self-interest, their neo-Marxist successors traced underdevelopment less to...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 1225–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.2.25
Published: 01 June 2015
... modernization theorists traced the periphery's inability to take advantage of diminishing returns in the core to “traditional” values that allegedly militated against savings, investment, and growth, and thus denied the universality of self-interest, their neo-Marxist successors traced underdevelopment less to...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 12210–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.2.210
Published: 01 June 2015
...Wendy Wolford Over the past decade, the rise of what has been called the Global Land Grab suggests the return of rural development as a privileged (if problematic) site for accumulation, modernization, and growth. In this paper, I analyze a set of rural development efforts in Mozambique, a country...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 122–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.2.2
Published: 01 June 2015
...Wendy Wolford Over the past decade, the rise of what has been called the Global Land Grab suggests the return of rural development as a privileged (if problematic) site for accumulation, modernization, and growth. In this paper, I analyze a set of rural development efforts in Mozambique, a country...
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Sociology of Development. 2016; 24323–341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2016.2.4.323
Published: 01 December 2016
... modernization, have until quite recently remained overwhelmingly male arenas ( Rankin 2004 ; Grossman-Thompson 2013 ). However, women have been making significant inroads into Nepal's public sphere in the last thirty years. Three decades of rapid urbanization and the concomitant emergence of a wage labor...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 62174–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.2.174
Published: 01 June 2020
... Delta ( Brocheux and Hémery 2009 :276). Under the slogan of aide à la rizière (aid to the rice fields), the colonial state attempted to stimulate the “technical modernization” of rice production in existing agricultural areas as a way of boosting yields and realizing the region's perceived productive...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 62222–249 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.2.222
Published: 01 June 2020
... . York , Richard , and Marcia Hill Gossard . 2004 . “Cross-National Meat and Fish Consumption: Exploring the Effects of Modernization and Ecological Context.” Ecological Economics 48 ( 3 ): 293 – 302 . Combined with a within-case comparative method, these considerations dispel more...
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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