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Next Brown Bag

Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Jeffrey Swindle

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Department of Sociology.

Sociology, Year: 5

PSC Mentor: Arland Thornton

Research Interests: cultural change, developmental idealism, and family demography

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Journal Articles

Thornton, Arland, Shawn F. Dorius, and Jeffrey Swindle. 2015. "Developmental Idealism: The Cultural Foundations of World Development Programs." Sociology of Development, 1(2): 277-320. PMCID: PMCID4598069. DOI. Abstract.

Conference Proceedings

Swindle, Jeffrey. 2016. "A Migration Systems Approach to Understanding Migrant Social Capital." Population Association of America, 2016 Annual Meeting,

Swindle, Jeffrey. 2016. "The Cultural Effects of Foreign Aid: Accounting for Increasing Gender Egalitarian Beliefs in Malawi." Population Association of America, 2016 Annual Meeting,

Swindle, Jeffrey, and Abigail Weitzman. 2016. "Adolescent Marriage and Childbearing." Population Association of America, 2016 Annual Meeting,

Swindle, Jeffrey. 2016. "Influences of Material and Amenity Values and Aspirations on Migration." Population Association of America, 2016 Annual Meeting,

Swindle, Jeffrey. 2015. "Wife-Beating in Malawi: Examining the Role of Global and Local Institutions in Cultural Change." Population Association of America, 2015 Annual Meeting,

Swindle, Jeffrey. 2014. "Savages, Primitives, and Developing Countries: The Use of Developmental Hierarchy Terms in Books, 1700-2008." Population Association of America, 2014 Annual Meeting,