Heather Dicks (PhD Candidate, Memorial Sociology) and I have contributed a post on our ongoing research on the relationship of aid securitization and violence against aid and humanitarian workers to the new MUN-based academic blog Population and Security. Read the original post here: The post has also been translated and re-published on the UQAM-based Institut … Read more
My latest article has appeared in Third World Quarterly. Co-authored with my former graduate student, Princess Ilonze, the article is titled “Taking foreign aid and decoupling seriously: a framework for research” and is available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01436597.2021.1898279
The latest article from my Developing Conformity research project has been published in The Sociological Quarterly. Co-authored with Dr. Qian Wei, the article examines the relationship of bilateral foreign aid flows to human rights decoupling in aid-receiving countries. ABSTRACT Despite extensive literature examining human rights decoupling between treaty commitments and practices, little research has addressed … Read more
Andrew Dawson (York University, Glendon Campus) and I have published the latest article from the Developing Conformity project in the British Journal of Sociology. The article is available to all via open access. This article uses a World Society theory framework to test the effects of foreign aid on both the diffusion of rule of law reforms … Read more
Emmanuel Banchani (MUN Sociology PhD Candidate) and I have published our article “The Impact of Aid on Maternal Mortality” in the UNU-WIDER edited special issue of Politics and Governance on aid effectiveness. This is the peer-reviewed article version of the working paper highlighted in this previous post.