Developmental Idealism and Family and Population Dynamics in Nepal

William G. Axinn, Dirgha Ghimire, and Arland Thornton, P.I.s

The Developmental Idealism, Family and Population Dynamics in Nepal research project is a collaborative endeavor between the University of Michigan and the Population and Ecology Research Laboratory in Nepal.

Project Documentation:

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Recent Pub

Allendorf. "Conflict and Compatibility? Developmental Idealism and Gendered Differences in Marital Choice." Journal of Marriage and Family.

Recent Pub

Hongwei Xu. Developmental Idealism, Body Weight and Shape, and Marriage Entry in Transitional China. Chinese Journal of Sociology.

Reading History Sideways

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

Video Lecture

Arland Thornton speaks on "Developmental Idealism: The Cultural Foundations of Worldwide Development Programs"

Recent Pub

Allendorf & Pandian. "The Decline of Arranged Marriage? Marital Change and Continuity in India." Population and Development Review.

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Developmental Idealism
Population Studies Center
University of Michigan