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Sociology of Development (2023) 9 (4): 311–316.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Heidi E. Rademacher; Enrique Pumar The study of development has been fundamental for sociologists since the earliest days of the discipline. Yet, after over a century of sociological inquiry, how much do we know about development, and what is the future of development from a sociological...
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Sociology of Development (2023) 9 (4): 408–432.
Published: 01 December 2023
... between national and international income inequality. This consideration is central to the sociology of development. Early developmental studies in sociology were dedicated to explaining the persistence of international inequality in the twentieth century with reference to the underdevelopment...
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Sociology of Development (2023)
Published: 05 October 2023
... is to claim that high socioeconomic development is correlated with high multipliers. Modernization theories, dependency theories, and developmental state theories all argue that rich nations have a greater technological capacity, which gives them a global competitive advantage in manufacturing ( Barro 1991...
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Sociology of Development (2023) 10 (1): 1–28.
Published: 27 September 2023
...Christopher Kollmeyer This study draws on world-systems theory to generate new explanations for the uneven patterns of civil violence found in the world today. A large and well-developed literature shows that low-income countries with stagnant economies and undemocratic political systems...
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Sociology of Development (2023) 9 (1): 78–108.
Published: 30 January 2023
..., and younger people. Differences by marital status and gender were small or nil. developmental idealism marriage United States development family We use 44 items appearing across the three waves that measured DI beliefs and attitudes about nine marriage attributes: early marriage (marital timing...
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Sociology of Development (2022) 8 (4): 355–378.
Published: 14 June 2022
... to developmental benefit may be more upwardly mobile and reinforce limits on solidarity. Most workers come into the industry to make a difference, but the institutional structure—though full of potential—is too often constrained by political priorities which shoulder development workers with a double standard...
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Sociology of Development (2022) 8 (3): 272–293.
Published: 28 February 2022
...Tracy Fehr This article expands the sociology of development literature by unpacking how the influx of hundreds of NGOs and INGOs following Nepal’s 2015 earthquakes operated as an unprecedented “post-disaster development surge.” Reframing reconstruction as development renders visible the linkages...
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Sociology of Development (2022) 8 (2): 139–161.
Published: 28 February 2022
...Skye Niles Over the past two decades, the range of efforts to address global poverty and development has expanded dramatically. Yet, many of these approaches foreground market-based development and extend harmful neoliberal practices. Scholars have critiqued these practices for expanding capitalism...
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Sociology of Development (2022) 8 (2): 192–212.
Published: 28 February 2022
... to end a seemingly successful international volunteer program legitimized by affirmation from their community partner in the global South, their peers, and their institution? Research has shown that international volunteering organizations, and development organizations more broadly, are resilient, even...
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Sociology of Development (2022) 8 (2): 213–237.
Published: 28 February 2022
... in some important areas of development and welfare provision. Based on this analysis, I propose directions for future research on the developmental outcome of revolutions. Social development has been the subject of inquiry and debate among scholars of Iranian politics and society, and studies have...
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Sociology of Development (2021) 7 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Samuel Cohn Coercive capitalism is development based on the use of force to dispossess either land or labor. Early macrosociologists, both functionalist and conflict-oriented, believed that feudal systems were based on the use of force but that capitalism is based on coercion-free free markets...
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Sociology of Development (2021) 7 (1): 98–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
... two-way fixed effects regression models and a three-way interaction to test whether integration into the global economy, measured as imports (% of GDP), affects male and female smoking prevalence across country income groups (developed vs. less developed nations) and time from 2000 to 2015. We observe...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (4): 417–436.
Published: 27 November 2020
... programs, such as those implemented by USAID, and their emphasis on free market economic policies. In many middle-income countries, though, IFIs and U.S. development agencies do not maintain economic development programs. If the U.S. state cannot promote free market policies through IFIs and its bilateral...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in Rural Uganda.” Journal of World-Systems Research 23 ( 2 ): 326 – 52 . doi: 10.5195/jwsr.2017.668 . Beeson , Mark , and Hung Hung Pham . 2012 . “Developmentalism with Vietnamese Characteristics: The Persistence of State-Led Development in East Asia.” Journal of Contemporary Asia...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 381–409.
Published: 01 December 2019
... sensory capacity and cognition ( McLuhan 1964 ). New ways of extending the human capacity to communicate, retain, and process information mark developmental epochs of human civilization. Because of this broad scope, it is necessary to define ICTs narrowly. Our focus is the 21-year period from 1990 to 2010...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 337–359.
Published: 01 December 2019
... article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 women labor force state feminism feminist advocacy development political economy institutions Tunisia's secular republican...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (3): 248–264.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Rukmalie Jayakody Developmental idealism is a powerful cultural model specifying what development is, describing how it can be achieved, and framing it as desirable and good. Television is a key mechanism hypothesized to spread developmental idealism messages to remote areas that have previously...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (3): 225–228.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Keera Allendorf; Arland Thornton In this introduction, we offer an overview of developmental idealism (DI) theory and the contributions of this special issue. DI is a collection of values and beliefs about socioeconomic development and its causal links to other elements of societies. Within DI...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 June 2019
... practice. China is more than an outlier within the global field of development and instead should be viewed as pursuing its own form of development, what I call “developmental pragmatism.” As this case study illustrates, this developmental pragmatism often turns on synergies between the business-focused...