Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The Politics of Uncertainty: Challenges of Transformation

The book argues that uncertainties must be understood as complex constructions of knowledge, materiality, experience, embodiment and practice. Examining in particular how uncertainties are experienced in contexts of marginalisation and … Continue reading

Thursday, 16 July 2020 · Leave a comment

RWER special issue: The Inequality Crisis — Real-World Economics Review Blog

sanity, humanity and science probably the world’s most read economics journal real-world economics review Please click here to support this journal and the WEA back issues Subscribers: 26,271 subscribe RWER … Continue reading

Thursday, 2 July 2020 · Leave a comment

Resetting the economy – for social need not profit

Originally posted on Michael Roberts Blog:
In a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) virtual meeting, the ageing heir to the British monarchy, Prince Charles spoke with IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva. Charles’s speech…

Friday, 12 June 2020 · Leave a comment

Inequality as Entitlements over Labor

The modern study of economic inequality is based on the distribution of entitlements over goods and services. But social commentators at least since Rousseau have been concerned with a different … Continue reading

Friday, 1 May 2020 · Leave a comment


[VINDICATIO URBIS] Por Pablo Sánchez Chillón. [Todos los cambios, aun los más ansiados, llevan consigo cierta melancolía]. Anatole France. An article by Pablo Sánchez Chillón, Lawyer, International Speaker, Strategy and … Continue reading

Monday, 20 April 2020 · Leave a comment

Why protecting informal economy workers is so critical in time of COVID-19 — Development Matters

By Anders Gerdin, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and Alexandre Kolev, Head of the Social Cohesion Unit, OECD Development Centre This blog is part of a series on tackling … Continue reading

Saturday, 18 April 2020 · Leave a comment

Covid-19: New policies for a new crisis

Originally posted on RIGHTS in context DERECHOS en contexto:
This article was published first in Open Global Rights Life is changing quickly, and it is incumbent upon us to find…

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 · Leave a comment

Are We at War? The Rhetoric of War in the Coronavirus Pandemic — The Disorder Of Things

The seventh contribution to our growing collection of writings on Covid-19 and this moment of crisis. Federica Caso is currently a teaching assistant at the University of Queensland, where she … Continue reading

Saturday, 11 April 2020 · Leave a comment

Urban Claims and the Right to the City

Urban Claims and the Right to the City explores how contested processes of urban development, and the rights of city dwellers, are understood and interpreted from the perspective of women and … Continue reading

Saturday, 21 March 2020 · Leave a comment