This Blog is an interactive space for UVic Political Science Graduate students and Faculty. We welcome your commentaries on contemporary events and issues relating to the Global South.
In our latest blog, Reeta Tremblay discusses the social and political dimensions of the Covid 19 crisis in India. This continues our mini series on the COVID 19 crisis and the Global South.
Previously in this series, Lynn Ng Yu Ling and Dr. Feng Xu compare elder care work in Singapore and China in the context of COVID 19. See Part 1 and Part 2. Lynn Ng Yu Ling (Part 1 and Part 2) has also decried discrimination against migrant workers as Singapore fights Covid 19.
While you are here, do check out our other commentaries: Michelle Bonner’s conversation on her book ‘Tough on Crime: The Rise of Punitive Populism in Latin America’ (2019). Guoguang Wu’s conversation on his book ‘Globalization against Democracy: A Political Economy of Capitalism after its Global Triumph’; ‘Modi ushers in a new intolerant India and revokes multicultural democracy‘ by Reeta Tremblay; Oliver Schmidtke and Colin Bennett’s piece on refugee support; Eyene Okpanachi’s essay on ‘Development’ and the Global South: Theories, Praxes and Practices, Janice Dowson’s Land Expropriation without Compensation: Is it a Threat to South African Constitutionalism?; an overview by Michelle Bonner on her new co-edited book,‘Police Abuse in Contemporary Democracies’; Marlea Clarke’s “Global South: what does it mean and why use the term?”; Oduro-Marfo’s take on Cambridge Analytica’s involvement in African Politics and Reeta Tremblay’s piece, “Kathua case offers BJP a chance to salvage image in Kashmir“.
Reeta Tremblay on behalf of the Global South Faculty, UVic, Political Science