Gender and development
For hundreds of years, the West has been trying to improve gender relations within non-Western societies through helping Third World countries develop. However this development process is firmly rested within the dualistic modernization framework which produces...
In development sociology, the leading paradigm has been modernization. Modernizationtheory took shape in the 1950s in the United States and bears an American stamp. Most forms of evolutionism conceived of development as being natural and endogenous, whereas modernizationtheory makes room for...
This course is a foundation for studies of sociology. In this course, students gain an understanding of the sociological perspective, theories, and research methods. Students also explore culture, race, ethnicity, socialization, social interaction, deviance, social control, groups, organizations...
is an attempt to compare the modernization and radical approaches to development and deciding which approach of the two offers a plausible explanation to what is prevailing in LDCs like Zambia. It will start by defining the major concepts which are development, modernization and radical approach, and then...
to the study of large-scale social phenomena. This covers a very broad range of topics that includes groups and collectivities of varying sizes, the major organizations and institutions of one or more societies, cross-sectional or historical studies of a single society, and both comparative and historical...
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Development and Developing Planning
Dishya Sharma (1215103)
Rekha P (1215116)
Annu Vishnu (1215125)
Communication from Development Perspective
‘Reflexive modernisation’, a term coined by Beck in his 1980’s work on risk society, is a concept which simply and broadly put, describes the condition of late-modernity (Alexander, 1996, p.g.133). The work of renowned sociologists, Giddens and Beck, has revitalised the discipline of Sociology through...
According to the history of developmenttheory, there are a wide variety of development paradigms that was emerged to assist all societies to develop economic, political, and social including cultural sectors. In order to eradicate the problem of poverty from all societies, especially...
Topic: Dependency theory
Dependency theory is a theory of how developing and developed nations interact. It can be seen as an opposition theory to the popular free market theory of interaction. Dependency theory was first formulated in the 1950s, drawing on...
International Journal of Business and Social Science
Vol. 2 No. 14
Cognition and Impact of Modernization in Changing Normative Structure of Family System (A Case Study)
Shakeela Ibrahim COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad Pakistan E-mail: shakeela_ibrahim@comsats...
There has been numerous arguments for the right definition for development however there have been many confusion about the definition of Development, and as a result this paper will take the definition of , who has define the term as, “The progressive process of human, cultural, political, economic...
Center for Development Research
Department of Political and Cultural Change
Strategic Group Analysis
Hans-Dieter Evers and Solvay Gerke
ZEF Working Paper Series, ISSN 1864-6638
sociology and are general and inclusive, they seem preferable to more specific terms such as "evolution" "progress," "differentiation," or even "development," many of which evoke more specific mechanisms, processes, and directions of change. Likewise, we have excluded historically specific terms such...
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Modernity and diversity: reflections on the controversy between modernizationtheory and multiple modernists
Volker H. Schmidt Social Science Information 2010 49: 511 DOI: 10.1177/0539018410376882 The online version of this article can be found at:...
Paper Presented at the ‘Mijadala on Social Policy, Governance and Development in Kenya’ sponsored by Development Policy Management Forum on 26 October 2006 at Holiday Inn, Nairobi
INTRODUCTION The development project in Africa has so far produced contradictory results. On one hand, the...
Chapter II Development and Development Discourse
2.1 Concept of Development in Anthropology
Development is considered as a discourse. Anthropologists have also taken part in the
How anthropologists differ in the discourse? How do they shape the 'Development'?
What is their thinking on...
globalization highlighting the tangled relationship between the discipline of sociology and globalization. The paper will also trace the history and the development of the concept of “glocalization”, which originated in Japan as a popular business strategy. Professor Roland Robertson, a sociologist at the University...
(Daron). Acemoglu is describe as hot as an economists gets. He has received the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal. Acemoglu is the co-author, with Harvard's James Robinson, of the New York Times bestseller Why Nations Fail, which, like Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel, is a major work of historical...
Marx’s and Walt Rostow’s theories of stages of social and economic development.
By Daniel C. Phiri, Lusaka, Zambia 28/11/2013
This essay attempts to compare and contrast Karl Marx’s and Walt Rostow’s theories of stages of social and economic development.
A theory is an interconnected,...
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