Browse Dept. of Sociology by Contributor "van Es, Johannes C."
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(1988)The goal of the study is to contribute to the understanding of the process of the diffusion of innovations. A corollary to this goal is to assess systematic differences and similarities in the socioeconomic characteristics ...
Farmers' adaptive effort to soil erosion and land productivity decline: The case of the Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania (1995)In 1940 agricultural experts reported that soil erosion in the Uluguru mountains was so serious that the area's agriculture would not be able to support its population in a year's time even if soil erosion were completely ...
Maids and mistresses in Recife (Brazil): An analysis of linkages between the formal and informal economy (1989)In Brazil, domestic service absorbs a significant number of workers, mostly women. Not only do domestic servants represent a considerable contingent of the working women in Brazil, but they also make it easier for skilled ...
(1991)Sociological theories of the state have overlooked the theoretical and empirical significance of noneconomic policies, such as those dealing with environmental pollution control. This research investigates the sociopolitical ...