Caring as Research, Researching with Care

GAIA PhD candidate Dipali Anumol has written a piece published in the journal Comparative Political Theory. The article, titled “Caring as Research, Researching with Care,” explores the theory of “situated citizenship” proposed by Natasha Behl in Gendered Citizenship.

As Dipali writes, Behl’s theory makes visible the practices of exclusionary inclusion that explain the gap between women’s formal equality in the Indian Constitution and their actual lived experiences of inequality and violence. In her article, Dipali explores how, by focusing on the lived experiences of women, Behl’s approach foregrounds reflexivity and meaning-making, and how in doing so, Behl provides a blueprint for research in political science that centers care and community.

Read the full article here!