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Corruption and change in India

In this interview Bela Bhatia discusses the anti-corruption movement in India, the endemic failures of the Indian system and the challenge of producing a people's knowledge for change. (Video, 7 minutes)

See also 'Footnotes on citizenship from rural India' by Bela Bhatia. (Video, 33 minutes).

This video is part of a series published this week from the Oecumene project's second symposium, 'Deorientalising Citizenship?'. All of the videos will appear on the Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism partnership page, which is funded by the Oecumene Project and the Open University.

An editorial partnership with Open University

About the author

Bela Bhatia is an independent researcher and writer, presently honorary professor at Tata Institute for Social Sciences. Her research interests include questions related to people’s movements, human rights, peace and democracy, with special reference to rural India. She is co-author (with Mary Kawar and Mariam Shahin) of Unheard Voices: Iraqi Women on War and Sanctions (London: Change, 1992) and co-editor (with Jean Drèze and Kathy Kelly) of War and Peace in the Gulf: Testimonies of the Gulf Peace Team (London: Spokesman, 2001).

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