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Sociology of Development (2021) 7 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... © 2021 by the Regents of the University of California 2021 foreign aid foreign direct investment world society fossil fuels environment development aid decoupling Since the end of World War II, a world society has formed a consensus on the best practices of national governance...
Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (4): 459–492.
Published: 27 November 2020
... polity vs. world society—impact this process, despite their divergent roots. Whereas world polity via CEDAW facilitates diffusion by holding states accountable, world society via women’s international NGOs (WINGOs) appeals to citizens by encouraging activism and awareness. Focusing on trends...
Sociology of Development (2020) 6 (2): 145–173.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of literature on this topic comes from a world-society perspective, which suggests that CEDAW represented a global shift toward women's rights and that ratification increased as international NGOs proliferated. However, this framing fails to consider whether diffusion varies in a stratified world-system. I...
Sociology of Development (2017) 3 (4): 403–435.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-explored. I use macro-comparative sociological perspectives to investigate the extent to which theories of global integration help explain variation in countries’ CIWB over time. I evaluate propositions drawn from neoinstitutional world society and world polity theories using longitudinal modeling...
Sociology of Development (2016) 2 (4): 342–374.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Liam Swiss This article analyzes the relationship between foreign aid and globalization to explain developing-country ties to world society and argues that foreign aid can be viewed as a recursive mechanism through which donor states refine and spread international norms and organizational ties...