There is a long tradition of discussing the role of institutions in development by social theorists. The following are of texts available online on well-known works of this genre. The list is updated as and when I discover new materials.
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I work with the Program on Liberation Technology at Stanford University. Before this, I worked with the Right to Food Campaign and other rights based campaigns in India. To learn more, click here.
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