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Sociology of Development (2022)
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)
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. Figure 1. Life Expectancy (in Years) in Iran, 1960–2018 Source: World Bank. Figure 2. Improvements in Female Life...
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Sociology of Development (2022)
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)
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 (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 (3): 368–393.
Published: 29 September 2020
... officials, so its lobbying is substantially more effective than that of a relatively diluted trade association. Developmentally, monopoly technology implies long gestation periods before a nation can successfully develop economically. As Gerschenkron (1962) noted, it can take a long time for a nation...
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Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to take power in North Vietnam after 1954, and established control over the entire country only after the conclusion of the Vietnam War in 1975. Much of this work characterizes the Vietnamese state as “developmental,” emphasizing the role of the state in guiding development and drawing explicit...
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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 (4): 381–409.
Published: 01 December 2019
... drivers of societal development: ICTs are extensions of human 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...
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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...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (1): 9–30.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the relationship between democracy, social policy, and inclusionary developmental strategies, frequently upending commonly held assumptions. While Gibson (2012) finds women's democratic participation in India to produce positive effects on local development, Burroway (2016) does not find democracy to have...
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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...
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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
... to a shared developmental goal: to achieve the great “structural transition,” when the share of labor working in manufacturing exceeded that in agriculture ( Lewis 1954 ). That this picture begins in the 1950s reflects a dominant (but also contested) depiction of the development field in the global North...
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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...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (3): 212–231.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and even sociologists) were created in the last century or so. In comparison to the seemingly laissez-faire history of the Anglo-American professions, few professions in the Global South were developed without the intervention of developmental actors and institutions. The ecology of professions in most...