The Sociology of Development Handbook

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Gregory Hooks
Univ of California Press, Sep 6, 2016 - History - 728 pages
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The Sociology of Development Handbook gathers essays that reflect the range of debates in development sociology and in the interdisciplinary study and practice of development. The essays address the pressing intellectual challenges of today, including internal and international migration, transformation of political regimes, globalization, changes in household and family formations, gender dynamics, technological change, population and economic growth, environmental sustainability, peace and war, and the production and reproduction of social and economic inequality.
 

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Contents

List of Tables and Figures
1
The Evolution of a Field
21
Population and Development
48
Strengthening the Ties between Environmental Sociology
69
The Sources of Socioeconomic Development
95
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Global North
129
The Impact of Womens Economic
153
Political
190
Migrant Networks Immigrant and Ethnic Economies
362
DEVELOPMENT TRIUMPHS
391
Women Democracy and the State
414
Questions Answers and Prospects for
440
Neoliberalism the Origins of the Global Crisis and the Future
463
Crisis and the Rise of China
485
Conflict and Development in SubSaharan Africa
505
Social Movements and Economic Development
528

Beyond Malthus
207
Development Demographic Processes and Public Health
224
Education and Development
241
Conceptual
265
The Making
293
Virtuous and Vicious Cycles
311
Strategies of Global South
340
NEW PARADIGMS
551
Past and Present
577
Quantitative Growth and Economic Development through
597
Why Did Industrial Capitalism Emerge
620
Global Commodity Chains and Development
645
List of Contributors
667
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Gregory Hooks is Professor and Chair in the Department of Sociology at McMaster University.

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