Category archives for India

The Doha stalemate

Matthew Bishop and Valbona Muzaka

The real worry is not the decline of trade multilateralism per se but rather the breakdown of a shared social purpose underpinning global trade governance In December 2013, almost twenty years since the conclusion of the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations that brought the World Trade Organization (WTO) into being, and over a decade since the start of the ill-fated … Continue reading

6 January 2015 by
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Part of the problem or part of the solution? Migration as adaptation to climate change

Andrew Geddes

We need to begin thinking about migration as a response to the combined pressures of climate change and economic insecurity Can migration allow people in some of the poorest parts of the world to sustain their lives and livelihoods in the face of environmental and climate change?  Too often migration both within states and internationally is seen as a crisis, … Continue reading

29 April 2014 by
Categories: Climate change, Development, Environment, India, Inequality, SPERI Comment, Sustainability | Tags: , , , , | 4 comments

Visibilities, invisibilities and ‘spaces of labour control’ in Asia

Juanita Elias

The mistreatment of migrant labour has become central to Asian development strategies and needs increasingly to be tackled Late last year, it was reported that the infamously authoritarian city state of Singapore had experienced its first riot in over 40 years as migrant workers expressed their frustration following the knocking-down of an Indian national by a bus.  Earlier, in 2012, … Continue reading

7 February 2014 by
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