Can Public Service Reform Reduce Clientelism?
Oliver Heath & Louise Tillin
August 14, 2017
In this issue of India in Transition, Oliver Heath (Professor of Politics and Co-Director of the Democracy and Elections Centre, University of London) and Louise Tillin (Senior Lecturer in Politics and Deputy Director, King’s India Institute, King’s College London) discuss what can be done to break the cycle of vote-buying and other clientelistic strategies in India.
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More CASI Student Programs blog entries from summer interns were recently featured in Penn News Today:
Gabrielle Harrigan C'18, Joshua Jordan C'18, Lawrence Perry C'18, and Zeba Raisa Shah C'19 (all at Shahi Exports, Bangalore) were featured in the August 9, 2017 issue. Also, an entry by Luisa Gabriela Salcedo Juarez C'19 (Naandi Foundation, Andhra Pradesh) was featured in the August 8, 2017 issue.
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CASI Welcomes Fall 2017 Visiting Fellow, K. R. Meera
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