Rukmalie Jayakody Rukmalie Jayakody

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Jayakody is an Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Demography, and Sociology, and Research Associate at the Population Research Institute at Pennsylvania State University. She is the PI on the Vietnam research projects.













Recent Pub

Kavas & Thornton. "Developmental Idealism and Beliefs About Marriage and Fertility in Turkey," in Population Research and Policy Review.

Recent Pub

Thornton, Dorius, Swindle, Young-Demarco, Moaddel. "Middle Eastern Beliefs about the Causal Linkages of Development to Freedom, Democracy, and Human Rights." Sociology of Development.

Recent Pub

Kiss, Tamás. "Escaping the "Balkanizing" Gaze? Perceptions of Global and Internal Developmental Hierarchies in Romania." East European Politics and Societies.

Reading History Sideways

The method of reading history sideways is described and critiqued by Arland Thornton

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Developmental Idealism
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