Book Review: Reclaiming Development by Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel

Reclaiming Development was not an easy book for me to read. It made me uncomfortable in a way only a book aiming to question the status quo can. From the beginning, it grasped my attention in a bold, \’here is our argument and this is why it is important enough for you to listen toContinue reading “Book Review: Reclaiming Development by Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel”

Link Pack #4: Development economics, constructions of climate change

Book: Zed books, one of my favourite publishers, recently reissued several pivotal books under their Critique Influence Change Series. I just finished the incredibly provocative and engrossing \’Reclaiming Development\’ by Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel which makes a compelling case against neoliberal hegemony and maps out alternative economic instruments that can usher in stable, sustainable, and equitableContinue reading “Link Pack #4: Development economics, constructions of climate change”

Book Review | Boundaries Undermined (The Ruins of Progress on the Bangladesh-India Border)

What do Bangladesh-India geopolitics, an 8 feet tall fence, cross-border coal mining, eunuchs, and neoliberalism have in common? To find the answer to that, read my review at the LSE Review of Books of Delwar Hussain\’s thought-provoking and brilliantly researched book Boundaries Undermined, The Ruins of Progress on the Bangladesh-India Border. Hurst Publishers, 256 pp.