The Conversation, June 5, 2016: Across the world, the current generation of youth has been remarkably active in mobilizing against inequality. From the Arab Spring and the global Occupy movement to many political campaigns across the world, young people are often at the forefront of the fight. Read more
Development Sociology's Nina Glasgow is quoted in this article which focuses on rural older people. Eddy Berry, who did a sabbatical in the department and co-edited with Dr. Glasgow the book on rural aging, is also quoted. The article will be published Tuesday, April 12 in the Science Times section of the print NYT. Read more
Read a brief history the Department of Development's Sociology 100-year history, compiled by Julie N. Zimmerman, University of Kentucky, and David Brown, Cornell University for the American Sociological Association. Read more
Abigail K. Hart, Philip McMichael, Jeffrey C. Milder, Sara J. Scherr, "Multi-functional landscapes from the grassroots? The role of rural producer movements," Agriculture and Human Values, May 30, 2015. Read more
Philip McMichael, "A comment on Henry Bernstein's way with peasants, and food sovereignty," The Journal of Peasant Studies, Volume 42, Issue 1, 2015. Read more
Rachel Bezner Kerr - chapter publication
Jul 16, 2015
Rachel Bezner Kerr ('06) and Raj Patel ('02), "Food security in Malawi - Disputed diagnoses, different prescriptions," in Food security and Development - Country Case Studies, ed. Udaya Sekhar Nagothu,
Patel, R., R. Bezner Kerr, L. Shumba and L. Dakishoni. Cook, eat, man woman: Understanding the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Malawi, and its alternatives. 2014. Journal of Peasant Studies November Read more
Raj Patel (PhD 2002) and Philip McMichael, ‘The political economy of the food riot,’ in Riot, Unrest and Protest on the Global Stage, eds, David Pritchard and Francis Pakes (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014). Read more
Lichter, Daniel T. and David L. Brown, 2014. "The New Rural-Urban Interface: Lessons for Higher Education". Choices 1st Quarter. Read more
Rachel Bezner Kerr publication-Annals of the AAG
Jul 2, 2014
Bezner Kerr, R. 2014. “Lost and Found Crops: Agrobiodiversity, Indigenous Knowledge, and a Feminist Political Ecology of Sorghum and Finger Millet in Northern Malawi,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 104 (3): 577-593. DOI: 10.1080/00045608.2014.892346.
Snapp, S.S., R. Bezner Kerr, A. Smith, M. Ollenburger, W. Mhango, L. Shumba, T. Gondwe and G.Y. Kanyama-Phiri. Modeling and participatory, farmer-led approaches to food security in a changing world: a case study from Malawi. Secheresse 24:350-358. Read more
Andrews, Eleanor and James McCarthy. "Scale, Shale, and the State: political ecologies and legal geographies of shale gas development in Pennsylvania". Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, March 2014, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp7-16. Read more
Chuck Geisler publication-Research in Social Problems & Public Policy
Feb 19, 2014
Geisler, Charles. "Peak Farmland": Revealed Truth or Recreancy?” with Ben Currens, Research in Social Problems and Public Policy (RSPPP)Vol. 21, 2014.
Capital Investment and Privatization: Public Opinion on Issues Related to Water and Wastewater Infrastructure by Sridhar Vedachalam David L. Kay and Susan J. Riha is forthcoming in Public Works Management & Policy. Read more
Rod Howe and David Kay: Transitioning to Renewable Energy
Jul 31, 2013
Blair, Adam, Rod Howe and David Kay. 2013. Transitioning to Renewable Energy: Development Opportunities and Concerns for Rural New York, Government, Law and Policy Journal 15(1):35-41
Philip McMichael: Value-chain agriculture and debt relations: contradictory outcomes
Jun 5, 2013
Philip McMichael (2013) "Value-chain agriculture and debt relations: contradictory outcomes," Third World Quarterly, 34(4), 671-690.
Mary Kritz, Douglas Gurak and Min-Ah Lee. "Foreign-born out-migration from new destinations: Onward or back to the enclave?" Social Science Research, Volume 42, Issue 2, March 2013, pp 527-546. Read more
Nina Glasgow, editor: Rural Aging in 21st Century America
Feb 1, 2013
Nina Glasgow & E. Helen Berry, editors. "Rural Aging in 21st Century America" includes articles by DSOC faculty Glasgow, David Brown, Dan Lichter, Doug Gurak, Mary Kritz, and alumnus László J. Kulcsár '05.
Steven Wolf: Sustainability and Short-term Policies: Improving Governance in Spatial Policy Interventions
Jan 20, 2013
Field member Steven Wolf contributed the chapter "Temporal Dimensions of Governance: A Critical Analysis of Projects" to the recently published book Sustainability and Short-term Policies: Improving Governance in Spatial Policy Interventions.
Philip McMichael: Globalization: a Project in Crisis
Jan 7, 2013
Philip McMichael, "Globalization: a Project in Crisis," in Global Political Economy. Contemporary Theories, edited by Ronen Palan (Routledge, 2013).
Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue and Sarah Giroux published an article in the November issue of Demography. The article, titled "Fertility Transitions and Schooling: From Micro-level to Macro-level Associations," provides a new method for aggregating micro-level correlations and data in order to understand the sources of social change. Read more
Lindy Williams and Michael Philip Guest, ed. "Demographic Change in Southeast Asia: Recent Histories and Future Directions", Cornell University Press, 2012. Read more
Philip McMichael: The land grab and food regime restructuring
Jul 2, 2012
Philip McMichael, 'The land grab and food regime restructuring,' The Journal of Peasant Studies, 39(3/4), 681-701 2012.
Nina Glasgow: Is Rural America Dying? A Snapshot of Retirement Trends and 'Natural Decrease
Jun 21, 2012
Nina Glasgow, "Is Rural America Dying? A Snapshot of Retirement Trends and 'Natural Decrease." Aging Today, Vol. xxxii, Number 4, 2012
Philip McMichael: Food regime crisis and revaluing the agrarian question
Jun 1, 2012
Philip McMichael, 'Food regime crisis and revaluing the agrarian question.' In R. Almas and H.Campbell, eds, Rethinking Agricultural Policy Regimes: Food Security, Climate Change and the Future Resilience of Global Agriculture Emerald Books, 2012.
Wendy Wolford, editor: The New Enclosures: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Land Deals
May 21, 2012
Ben White, Ruth Hall and Wendy Wolford, ed. "The New Enclosures: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Land Deals" Journal of Peasant Studies, Volume 39, Issues 3-4, 2012 with contributions by Philip McMichael, Charles Geisler and Shelley Feldman.
Angela A. Gonzales: Effect of Tribal Language Use on Colorectal Cancer Screening Among American Indians
Apr 23, 2012
Angela A. Gonzales, Eva Garroutte, Thanh G. N. Ton, Jack Goldberg and Dedra Buchwald. "Effect of Tribal Language Use on Colorectal Cancer Screening Among American Indians" in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health DOI: 10.1007/s10903-012-9598-2
Charles Geisler, Keith Tidball and Marianne Krasny (eds.) "Green Zones from Above and Below: A Retrospective and Cautionary Tale." Ch. 16 in Greening in the Red Zone: Disaster, Resilience, and Community Greening. London: Springer Publications. 2012. Read more
"Rural Transformations and Rural Policies in the US and UK" co-edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown, Sally Shortall, Mildred Warner and Jo Vergunst. Routledge. This book includes chapters by DSoc department members David Brown, Max Pfeffer, Pilar Parra, Nina Glasgow, Mildred Warner, Steven Wolf, Chuck Geisler, Richard Stedman, and Megan Swindal. Read more