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India Studies

These pages will enable you to locate a range of resources on India from books and journals to electronic resources and government statistics.


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  • Harnessing the power of people at grassroots level
    Last summer Ai Naimiki spent two months in India as part of Tata ISES, an internship programme administered by LSE Careers and the India Observatory. Here she offers insights from her CSR research project and argues that initiatives across India are providing opportunities for entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds. The power of people at grassroots level – this is what I witnessed throughout my […]
  • Britain’s population policies are fuelling atrocities like India’s sterilisation camp deaths
    Kalpana Wilson traces how family planning strategies supported and funded by DfID and others are supporting forced sterilisations in the global South. She argues this is a reflection of current approaches to population based on shifting responsibility for poverty away from capital and onto the poor themselves. The horrifying deaths of at least 14 women after undergoing surgery at sterilisation […]