Informalisation and Global Political Economy: the elephant in the room
Speaker(s): Professor Spike Peterson
Chair: Professor Christopher Brown
Recorded on 28 April 2008 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.
This lecture considers how tremendous growth of licit and illicit informal sector activities tends to exacerbate gender, race, class and geopolitical hierarchies and ultimately fuels conflicts at multiple levels, including civil wars. Spike Peterson is the Leverhulme visiting professor, LSE Gender Institute and the Department of International Relations.