Reading List

Khor contributed greatly to the development discourse of the global South. He also wrote...
03 Apr, 2020
India’s disaster management framework is perilously inadequate, despite lessons from repeated...
02 Apr, 2020
Climate governance policy remains strikingly ignorant of the sociocultural context that it is...
02 Apr, 2020
How can we reconcile the 2020-21 Union Budget’s bombastic proposals with the reality of a crippled...
27 Mar, 2020
Mihir Shah Committee Report 2016, though a radical step forward in water governance policy, lacked...
27 Mar, 2020
Without necessary intervention, India's forest ecosystem faces a bleak future.
20 Mar, 2020
In India, racism, casteism and colourism are not mutually exclusive - they may often overlap. That...
20 Mar, 2020
The Godhra riots in 2002 represented a fundamental shift in India’s polity and was also a testing...
04 Mar, 2020
Donald Trump’s flawed foreign policy will have disastrous consequences for the future of the...
28 Feb, 2020
India’s policies towards fiscal federalism are grounded in a colonial legacy that favours the power...
21 Feb, 2020
The place that protests have in society is determined by the legitimacy with which they are seen. 
21 Feb, 2020
Though India’s Constitution and educational policies promise to provide education in mother...
21 Feb, 2020
Despite years of concerted efforts to the contrary, the pursuit of social justice in India...
20 Feb, 2020
While we cannot predict the next pandemic, better policy and infrastructure can be created to...
20 Feb, 2020

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A series of panel discussions titled Data Societies, organised by Economic and Political Weekly and the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, was held in Mumbai on...
A series of panel discussions titled Data Societies, organised by Economic and Political Weekly and the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, was held in Mumbai on...
Do water policies recognise the differential requirements and usages of water by women and the importance of adequate availability and accessibility?
Personal Laws in India present a situation where abolishing them in the interest of gender justice also inadvertently benefits the reactionary side.   
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Studies on sexual harassment complaint committees over the years highlight how committees, even when instituted, often do not function as they should. 
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