Dr Alice Evans meets with leading experts to discuss global politics and inequalities.
Topics include governance; social movements; economic development; poverty reduction; organised crime; gender equality; foreign aid; and international justice.
Alice is a Lecturer at King's College London.
United States
50 episodes
since Jan. 19, 2017


Poor rural Indians come to expect and demand more of the state if they observe other people like them successfully mobilising for better services and public goods. Through quantitative and qualitative research in Rajasthan, Dr Gabi Kruks-Wisner shows feedback loops in observations, expectations, and claims-making. Read more about her work: https://krukswisner.wordpress.com/ Buy the book: https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/politics-international-relations/comparative-politics/claiming-state-active-citizenship-and-social-welfare-rural-india?format=PB&isbn=9781316649008#xFBr4rHJoOX5Yzxr.97 This chimes with "Fragmented Democracy" by Jamila Michener: https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/fragmented-democracy/9A69DF1567190EF38883D4766EBC0AAC And "Forbearance as Redistribution" by Alisha Holland: http://alishaholland.com/book/ And "Making Motherhood Work" by Caitlyn Collins: https://press.princeton.edu/titles/13324.html All these new books demonstrate feedback loops, in people's observations, expectations, and demands of the state.
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