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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 194–221.
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 (2020) 6 (1): 91–115.
Published: 01 March 2020
... tentatively argue that the modern form of development has constrained the potential for the sustainability goals to feed back into each other. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content...
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Sociology of Development (2015) 1 (2): 277–320.
Published: 01 June 2015
... associated with any particular time, place, or people; rather, it is associated with the powerful ideas of development and modernity, which are assumed to span historical time and geography. Thus it is promulgated as a universal cultural model, generalizable in terms of its scope, relevance, and application...
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Sociology of Development (2015) 1 (2): 69–112.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of the University of California. All rights 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 Development Modernization...
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Sociology of Development (2015) 1 (2): 113–139.
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) 1 (2): 321–346.
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) 1 (1): 20–42.
Published: 01 March 2015
... ultimately led to impractical and even farcical solutions, such as changing the content of children's textbooks or encouraging people to watch more Hollywood movies or otherwise expose themselves to Western media in hopes that the “virus” of modernity would catch on. The fundamental flaw of modernization...