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Sociology of Development (2021) 7 (1): 52–76.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Gregory Hooks; Michael Lengefeld; Chad L. Smith We revisit and recast two prominent theories of environmental degradation: the treadmill of production and the treadmill of destruction. This recasting is guided by critical realism, focused on theorizing generative mechanisms that produce and shape...
Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (4): 493–513.
Published: 27 November 2020
...-socialist countries. We draw theoretical and conceptual insights from treadmill of production theory and the Gramscian theory of hegemony to delineate the interaction between legitimation processes used by authoritarian states to justify the physical destruction of the environment. Our analysis focuses...
Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 410–427.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ryan P. Thombs; Xiaorui Huang The macro-comparative decoupling literature has often sought to test the arguments made by the treadmill of production (TP) and ecological modernization (EM) theories. However, due to data limitations, these studies have been limited to analyzing the years after 1960...