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Who Are the Urban Poor? An Inquiry into the Identification of Urban Poor

Who Are the Urban Poor? An Inquiry into the Identification of Urban Poor Mudassar Mahamad Jamadar Abstract The increasing urbanisation of poverty has raised serious concerns in recent times. However, historically, governing agencies have neglected the development of identification mechanisms to locate the urban poor. Similarly, academia has misrepresented urban poverty by limiting their research… Continue reading Who Are the Urban Poor? An Inquiry into the Identification of Urban Poor

Workshop on “Water Security in Bengaluru”

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Internship in Social Sciences – 2024

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Second Public lecture – Prof M N Srinivas Chair “Caste After Counting:  The Reshaping of Graded Inequality in the Age of Enumeration”

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Conference on Constitution and National Unity Conference 2024

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India and Bhutan: A Relationship Before and After Independence1

Abstract India and Bhutan have had a relationship that has lasted for centuries. During the late 18th century, the East India Company’s trade-centric approach, which was primarily focused on trading with Tibet, is what led to the relationship between India and Bhutan. After India’s Independence in 1947, the focus changed away from trade and concentrated… Continue reading India and Bhutan: A Relationship Before and After Independence1

Doing Business, Trade Facilitation and Agricultural Exports in India – The Case of Select Agricultural Products1

Abstract This paper, within the framework of the transaction costs approach, attempts to examine the issues of doing business and trade facilitation in the context of select agricultural exports. The analysis, based on interaction with key stakeholders, helps us to argue that issues faced by exporters vary across select agricultural products in different Indian states.… Continue reading Doing Business, Trade Facilitation and Agricultural Exports in India – The Case of Select Agricultural Products1

How are Cancer Treatment Decisions Made? Insights from A Qualitative Study Conducted Among Selected Cancer Patients in Bengaluru City (India)1

Abstract Drawing on qualitative in-depth interviews conducted among cancer patients, their family members and oncologists from Bengaluru city, the paper examines the factors that influence the cancer treatment decision making processes. It examines the pathways of treatment decision making of cancer patients, which are influenced by both biomedical and non-medical factors including the initial coping… Continue reading How are Cancer Treatment Decisions Made? Insights from A Qualitative Study Conducted Among Selected Cancer Patients in Bengaluru City (India)1

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