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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
...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
... Revolution lines under the post-colonial regimes of the 1960s to 1990s, before a dramatic shift toward export-oriented shrimp aquaculture since 2000. Drawing on archival and secondary data, as well as theories of extraction and unequal exchange, this paper traces the development, expansion, intensification...
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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
...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): 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): 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
... research in this area has also explored 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...
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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
... intervention of developmental actors and institutions. The ecology of professions in most developing countries has never been an endogenous ecology such as Abbott (1988a) conceptualizes in The System of Professions . Instead, its emergence and transformation are deeply intertwined with structural changes in...
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Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (3): 197–211.
Published: 01 September 2017
... we define “professions” for the discussion that follows. We then identify four insights that we believe are particularly promising in thinking about the intersection of the professions and development. These include the relations between professionals and the state, as well as the (developmental...
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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...