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David Lewis

  • Professor
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
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Research interests

civil society and NGOs; anthropology of policy; Bangladesh and South Asiainternational development

About

David Lewis is professor of social policy and development at LSE. He has a degree is Social Anthropology from University of Cambridge and a PhD in Development Studies from University of Bath. He has regularly carried out research and fieldwork in Bangladesh and other parts of south and south east Asia since 1986. Recent publications on Bangladesh include work on issues such as the changing rural power structure, the evolution of civil society and state, and NGO roles in agricultural production and political change. He recently published 'Bangladesh: Politics, Economy and Civil Society' (Cambridge University Press, 2011). Other research interests include the research-policy interface, development representations and literature, and he has worked as a consultant for a wide range of development agencies including Sida, DFID, BRAC and Oxfam.

Followers (12)

  • Mohammad Shaiful Islam

    Mohammad Shaiful IslamUniversity of Guelph College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

  • Serena Verdenicci

    Serena VerdenicciUniversity of Sussex Department of Politics

  • Hala Alaouié

    Hala AlaouiéMaastricht University

  • Camille Ghekiere

    Camille GhekiereUniversity of Antwerp Faculty of Applied Economics

  • Dinachandra Konsam

    Dinachandra KonsamInternational Institute for Population Sciences

  • Elena Sandor

    Elena SandorLondon School of Economics Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science

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Publications (5)

  • Using Life Histories in Social Policy Research: The Case of Third Sector/Public Sector Boundary Crossing

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  • Revealing, Widening, Deepening? A Review of the Existing and Potential Contribution of Anthropological Approaches to “Third-Sector” Research

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  • Rethinking aquaculture for resource-poor farmers: perspectives from Bangladesh

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  • UNDERSTANDING RURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN A BANGLADESH VILLAGE: INDIVIDUALS, ROLES AND STRUCTURES

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  • Going it alone: female-headed households, rights and resources in rural Bangladesh

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Professional experience

Professor

London School of Economics & Political Science

May 1995 - Present