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Centre for Development Studies

Our interdisciplinary and collaborative researchers engage with international development policy and practice.

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The concept of Developmental States

Stephan Haggard, Professor of Political Science, delivers a lecture about the concept of Developmental States, with reference to China and East Asia.


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Research carried out by Centre for Development Studies (CDS) affiliates touch on many issues and geographies. Much of our work is focussed on the interaction between change at local, national and global levels; the dynamics of inequality, poverty, gender and other forms of discrimination; the importance (and challenge) of doing research spanning different academic disciplines and retaining academic independence while also engaging directly in policy, practice and power relations.

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