In his recently released book International Aid and Democracy Promotion, Prof Bann Seng investigates the link between foreign aid and the promotion of democracy, using theory, statistical tests, and illustrative case studies.
As activists and civil society in India work to strengthen trans rights, how can we move towards a bias-free understanding of gender to create inclusive workplaces and healthcare policies? How do our misperceptions impact trans representation, and what can we do to effectively mitigate transphobia?
The Union government's recently introduced farm laws aimed at reforming India's agriculture sector have faced stringent opposition from farmers and traders. Anirudh Burman and Suyash Rai discuss the role and structure of these laws and their revolutionary potential for the country's rural economy.
Recent cases of caste-based discrimination in large American multinationals have revealed the ways in which the oppressive caste system operates within the American Indian diaspora. How does caste travel from India to the U.S, and what are the ways in which it manifests amongst the Indian diaspora?
The webinar seeks to explore the incidents that catalyse reform in police culture and practices across countries, albeit with varying degrees of success. What kind of events hold the potential to be disruptive junctures, and how does the process of police reform get initiated?
This webinar seeks to explore the kinds of technology available to the police, its integration into the system — and how they can be used to safeguard the public, without infringing on rights and freedoms.
Within law enforcement, women make up only 7.28% of India's total police force. Of these, 90% are constables, while less than 1% hold supervisory positions. Would improving this gender bias within the force help in ensuring that the police is able to carry out its duties more effectively?
The pandemic has enabled the central government to implement far-reaching reforms in areas such as agriculture, traditionally considered to be the domain of states.
A Carnegie India - Tata Trusts Initiative: Given the police's front-facing task of containing the spread of the coronavirus, what role do the long-held traditions of the force, its internal culture, training, and practice play in how the police manages its public interactions?
The coronavirus pandemic has re-emphasized the need for evidence-backed research in tackling health, economic, and socio-political issues in India, and across the world. In an increasingly saturated information space, how can we ensure that cogent steps are taken during times of crises?