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.
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
The SDGs: a view from the Asia Pacific Urban Forum in Jakarta
Seth Schindler gives his insights into the Asia Pacific Urban Forum, discussing how regional actors & civil society can find consenus in the context of urban development issues and the SDGs.
Geopolitics and fuel queues: postcard from inside ‘blockaded’ Nepal
Simon Rushton on the geopolitics of the Nepal fuel blockade.
Citizenship, nationalism and civil society in Singapore: notes from SG50
Against the backdrop of Singapore’s 50th Anniversary of Independence (SG50) celebration, Dr Lucy Jackson & Dr Dan Hammett explore expressions and understandings of nationhood, nationalism and citizenship.