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Alf G. Nilsen on welfare research in the world's largest democracy

In the new issue of Sosiolognytt, Alf Gunvald Nilsen writes about welfare research in the world's largest democracy - in other words India.

Nilsen India

Based on the book Logics of Empowerment: Development, Gender and Governance in Neoliberal India, written by the anthropologist Aradhana Sharma, Nilsen questions the assumption that welfare and welfare research are specifically Nordic fields. 

 

The text is available on Nilsen's blog - Shadows of Tender Fury