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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (1): 91–115.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Matthew Thomas Clement; Nathan Pino; Patrick Greiner; Julius McGee Conceptual discussions of sustainability emphasize the interdependent relationship between relevant social and environmental factors. Yet, traditional quantitative analyses of the topic have tended to estimate the exogenous or...
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Sociology of Development (2018) 4 (1): 119–144.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Riva C. H. Denny; Sandra T. Marquart-Pyatt Although sustainability-related efforts remain central to development, their accomplishment varies across places for a variety of reasons including climatic and geographic differences. This variability makes a regional focus important. In this paper, we...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (2): 143–162.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jennifer Keahey; Douglas L. Murray Sustainability standards and certifications increasingly represent multi-billion-dollar brands that partner with corporate firms. We employ the case of South Africa's Rooibos tea industry to analyze the impacts of this shift. Examining five sustainability...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (3): 296–317.
Published: 29 September 2020
... normalize an understanding of women's wellbeing that is devoid of environmental considerations. Together, these cases illustrate how feminist ideals have been used to support elite economic agendas with high environmental costs, while also marginalizing those who seek sustainable development through...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (1): 116–144.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Amanda Shriwise; Alexander E. Kentikelenis; David Stuckler Many intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) now place a high priority on universal social protection as a means for achieving sustainable development. Is this shift toward universal social protection just talk, or does it signify a more...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (4): 395–416.
Published: 27 November 2020
...Jennifer Keahey Development ethics emerged as a joint critique of economic development research and practice, giving rise to three alternative traditions: human development, sustainable development, and participatory development. The ethical issues surrounding the mainstreaming of these schools...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 381–409.
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 (2018) 4 (1): 94–118.
Published: 01 March 2018
... economic development, and the micro-political disciplining of state and non-state actors who, through legitimizing particular discourses and practices, reinforce global power relations. Our findings suggest that World Bank-style sustainable development discourses continue to shape ideas and practices...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (4): 493–513.
Published: 27 November 2020
... related to production expansion? And how does the state cultivate and sustain consent among the citizenry despite its environmental negligence? To address these questions, we draw from important theoretical work on the concept of hegemony ( Gramsci 1971 ), which is a critical component of analyses of...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (3): 338–367.
Published: 29 September 2020
... ( Emirbayer and Mische 1998 ; Sewell 1992 ). Agents of change, then, are actors capable of formulating and executing projects and realizing desired outcomes. While collective action can occur in the absence of informed and effective agents, it may not be as productive or sustainable ( Krishna 2002 ; Ling...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (3): 318–337.
Published: 29 September 2020
... long advocated local partnership and engagement to increase aid effectiveness and sustainability, we know less about how (or whether) these shifts and discourses shape organizations’ expectations of their local employees, and how these expectations affect locals’ work experiences in the aid sector...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (4): 403–435.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., and only when using the production measure for CO 2 emissions, highlighting the complexities of sustainable development in an unequal global system. FIGURE 2. Effect of World Society Integration (INGOs) on Production-Based CIWB, 1990-2011 FIGURE 2. Effect of World Society Integration (INGOs) on...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (4): 323–345.
Published: 01 December 2017
... improve the status of women in rapidly developing societies or lead to long-term, sustainable gains. FIGURE 4. Portrait of Gender Relationships under Globalization and Development FIGURE 4. Portrait of Gender Relationships under Globalization and Development FIGURE 3. Frequency of Honor...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 222–249.
Published: 01 June 2020
... common and simplistic explanations for decline. For example, lack of fish is not sufficient to account for such sustained decline. Capped at around 170,000 metric tons, the contemporary low rates of catch are in fact mandated by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission ( Southeast Data, Assessment...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 194–221.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Plants.” New York Times , June 1. Podobnik , Bruce . 2006 . Global Energy Shifts: Fostering Sustainability in a Turbulent Age . Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press . Pomeranz , Kenneth . 2000 . The Great Divergence: Europe, China, and the Making of the Modern World...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Hens , and E. Boon . 2005 . “Land Cover Changes between 1968 and 2003 in Cai Nuoc, Ca Mau Peninsula, Vietnam.” Environment, Development and Sustainability 7 ( 4 ): 519 – 36 . doi: 10.1007/s10668-004-6001-z . Brocheux , Pierre . 1995 . The Mekong Delta: Ecology, Economy, and...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 145–173.
Published: 01 June 2020
... historically created an environment where human rights (and women's rights) campaigns have proliferated. Scholars have examined multiple possibilities for this rich history of activism ( Jaquette and Wolchik 1998 ; Waylen 2000 ). Dependency theorists argue that sustained economic growth is coupled with rising...
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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): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2020
... (Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental) as an independent division of the new ministry, with new features for public participation. The legal reform also created the Ministerial Council for Sustainability and the Superintendency of the Environment (Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente) to provide oversight...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (1): 30–65.
Published: 01 March 2020
... dissatisfaction with the IMF’s loan behavior, worries about corruption, and concern for environmental and sustainability issues, prompted Uruguayans to begin a campaign for a referendum on water policy. Uruguay was hit by a large-scale financial crisis, galvanizing social movements and leading to the election of...