Politics shape services; and services shape politics

Richard Batley is Emeritus Professor at the University of Birmingham’s International Development Department. His research focuses on state/non-state relations in service provision, and on the politics of public services in developing countries. He has researched particularly in Brazil, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Mozambique, and the UK. In governance circles, service delivery is often discussed as if … Continue reading “Politics shape services; and services shape politics”