Tag Archives: development

Vistas from a Mumbai slum

I very rarely have the time at the minute to pick up a book and read it cover to cover in a matter of days. One exception recently has been a book by Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, … Continue reading

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Water: A Policy Brief Challenge

On a course I have recently taught on Environment and Society one session focused on water and the associated problems related to its use and distribution. This lecture and exercise focuses on exploring different water management issues,  with one example … Continue reading

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China in Africa

Any study of China and its relationships with other areas of the world should definately include a focus on the operations of China in Africa. This was the topic of a recent session on a course dedicated to the study … Continue reading

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