Dependency Theory: Definition, Approaches, Examples, limitations

Dependency theory is a school of thought in modern social science that aims to comprehend underdevelopment, analyse its origins, and to some extent, provide ways to overcome it. It first appeared in Latin America in the 1960s, quickly moved to North America, Europe, and Africa, and is still relevant in today’s debates. It also gained … Read more

Safai Karamchari Andolan: What you need to know

Safai Karamchari Andolan: Manual Scavenging through The Lens of Caste-Based Division of Labour in India SKA is a human rights organisation which has been campaigning for the complete abolition of manual scavenging, which our country is infamous for. The organisation stands against the employment and operation of manual scavengers which has been declared illegal in … Read more

What is Development Studies? Everything You Need to Know Here

Development studies (DS) is an important field of study for anyone looking forward to working in the social sector. It encompasses a political, social, economic and technological outlook to issues faced by developing countries. This article covers the history of the field followed by a few theories of development. Further, it discusses multiple disciplines within … Read more