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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (3): 368–393.
Published: 29 September 2020
...Samuel Cohn; Michael Upchurch This paper offers an alternative to the view that high technology promotes development and low technology inhibits development. We differentiate between monopoly technology and accessible technology. Monopoly technology produces growth by producing monopoly rents. As a...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Investigation into the Consequences of the Java Trade 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...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 337–359.
Published: 01 December 2019
... with secular and left-wing political parties to help win the debates within the National Constituent Assembly in 2012 and 2013 to produce a constitution, adopted in January 2014, with the now-famous Article 46: The state commits to protect women's accrued rights and work to strengthen and develop...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 381–409.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Joseph M. Simpson; Riley E. Dunlap; Andrew S. Fullerton The world is facing a crisis of global warming due to the release of CO 2 and other greenhouse gasses by human activities. Many scholars and stakeholders argue that information and communication technology (ICT) development will mitigate CO 2...
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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 (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 (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...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Shiri Noy Sociologists have much to contribute to the study of global health and development. Our discipline's fundamental concerns with power and inequality uniquely position us to leverage theoretical, conceptual, substantive, and empirical insights for the understanding of engines, outcomes, and...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (1): 9–30.
Published: 01 March 2019
... assumptions and constructs in fruitful new ways. Notable recent literature reviews have taken up the issue of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, comparative healthcare systems, and the sociology of development. However, this review is the first to outline the contours of a coherent sociology of global health. It...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (1): 91–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Tom VanHeuvelen; Jane S. VanHeuvelen This research examines how gender and economic development interrelate to predict healthy eating behaviors, and how all three interrelate to predict health outcomes. The consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables has been identified by international NGOS...
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Sociology of Development (2018) 4 (3): 239–260.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rina Agarwala This paper offers a revised theoretical model to understand the historical development of labor under capitalism. Drawing on Antonio Gramsci, Karl Polanyi, and Nancy Fraser, the revised model highlights how state politics and ideologies have reshaped formal and informal labor to fuel...
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Sociology of Development (2018) 4 (1): 70–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... diffusion or policy transfer by studying policy discourses on agricultural development in the East African country of Tanzania. Using documents produced by international donors and research institutions, the Tanzanian government, and national and transnational civil society organizations; transcripts of...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (3): 212–231.
Published: 01 September 2017
... ecologies of professions and development? As discussed above, positions in the ecology of professions are professional tasks, while positions in the ecology of development are developmental issues. Only when these tasks and issues correspond to one another and are taken on by the same clusters of actors can...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (3): 197–211.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the 21st Century Developmental State.” Working Paper No. 4. Center for Global Political Economy, University of Sussex. Evans, Peter . 2010 . “The Challenge of 21st century Development: Building Capability Enhancing States.” Global Event Working Paper. United Nations Development Program, New...
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Sociology of Development (2016) 2 (3): 273–292.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Matthew R. Sanderson This paper empirically assesses, for the first time, the relationship between immigration and national economic development in both the global North and the global South. A series of panel models demonstrate that immigration exacerbates North-South inequalities through...
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Sociology of Development (2016) 2 (2): 73–92.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alejandro Portes This article reviews theoretical perspectives on migration and development, starting with nineteenth-century political economy theories focused on “colonizing” migrations from England and other European powers and concluding with the emerging literature on immigrant...
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Sociology of Development (2016) 2 (2): 204–233.
Published: 01 June 2016
... habitat due to a variety of extreme patterns, from massive land-grabs to poisoning of land and water due to mining. The paper examines how the development models implemented over the last 30 and more years have enabled some of these negative conditions. Further, another major factor reducing the habitat...
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Sociology of Development (2015) 1 (2): 277–320.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Developmental idealism is a cultural model—a set of beliefs and values—that identifies the appropriate goals of development and the ends for achieving these goals. It includes beliefs about positive cause-and-effect relationships among such factors as economic growth, educational achievement, health, and...
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Sociology of Development (2015) 1 (2): 69–112.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Developmental idealism is a cultural model—a set of beliefs and values—that identifies the appropriate goals of development and the ends for achieving these goals. It includes beliefs about positive cause-and-effect relationships among such factors as economic growth, educational achievement, health, and...
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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...