V. Nagaraj

While trying to teach school, V. Nagaraj is grappling with the politics of being an independent researcher. Previously, he has been involved in community organization, rights advocacy and academic work at home in India, as well as human rights policy research at an international level. He joined this community of bloggers in the hope that it can be another space for critical reflection on human rights work.

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Development and human rights – a plea for a more critical embrace

October 17, 2014
By: V. Nagaraj
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The human rights framework provides an inadequate tool for understanding the deeper processes of development, and its uncritical embrace risks ...