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Development is political but what does that mean for how we solve some of the biggest challenges facing the world today? A groundbreaking new book, The Politics of Development (Sage, 2024), sets out to answer this question and many more. Why is it so hard to reduce corruption, deliver good quality healthcare, and create more equal societies? And what can be done to remove these blockages, so that politics goes from being the problem to the solution?

In this episode, Claire, David, and Nic cover the following points:

  • the reasons for writing the book;
  • key contributions, including a new framework for thinking about the politics of development;
  • and many more…

Listen to the full episode wherever you get your podcasts or visit our CEDAR website

The People, Power, Politics podcast series

People, Power, Politics brings the latest insights into the factors that are shaping - and re-shaping - our political world by talking to leading thinkers from across the globe. Join us to better understand the factors that promote and undermine democratic government around the world and follow us on X at @CEDAR_Bham!