Shifting Focus in Development Studies: Papers in Development and Society , 1998-2013

한신갑, Sung Yun-Joo, Lee Sang-Jic
2014 Development and Society  
How has development studies -especially the one on and in East Asia in general, and South Korea in particular -changed over the last decade and a half? We trace the recent trends through a review of articles published in Development and Society (D&S). Bibliographic metadata on a total of 201 authors and 199 papers for the period of 1998-2013 are collected and analyzed. For context, we find that, both in terms of authorship and regional coverage, the range of locales has expanded steadily. For
more » ... ntent, research appears to have moved away from topics largely associated with quantity of development toward quality of development during the period. We conclude by discussing the implications for the future direction of development studies and suggesting strategies for D&S to follow in order to enhance its role in the field of development studies.
doi:10.21588/dns.2014.43.1.003 fatcat:a5ihtdvckfaglaihyble4ufqmi