Research as political scrutiny
Our guest blogger, Professor Emma Crewe, SOAS, discusses the relationship between researchers & political elites in the Global South.
Part Two: Are we there yet? Lighting fires: burning some of the assumptions about childhood
In his second blog in the ‘Are we there yet? series, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO Hope and Homes for Children, questions some of our assumptions about ‘childhood’ and how we define it.
The politics of toilet building in the Indian Himalayas
SIID Research Affiliate Richard Axelby discusses the challenges to ending open defecation in Himachal Pradesh, part of the National Government’s ‘Clean India’ campaign.
Property taxes, public services and wealth: Placing property taxation, redistribution and social justice in an ethical context
Tom Goodfellow discusses social justice and the ethics of property taxation in developing countries.
African data can bring fresh insights to management and social entrepreneurship studies
Originally posted on the LSE Business Review, SIID fellow David Littlewood with Diane Holt, Ans Kolk and Miguel Rivera-Santos, argue that ethnic identification shapes managerial practice.
Public participation in ‘Smart City’ planning for Kalyan-Dombivli: critical reflections
Vidya Sagar explores the expectation and exclusion of India’s urban poor during the Smart City planning process in Kalyan-Dombivli, India