Richard Axelby is a Lecturer in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS. His writing focuses on environmental history, natural resource management, science in colonial India, British identity and development work. He is the author of Ground Down by Growth (Pluto, 2017).
VIDEO: Is Capitalism Eliminating Social Inequalities?
Alpa Shah looks at how capitalism is entrenching social inequalities in India through inherited inequalities of power; seasonal casual labour migration; and the conjugated oppression of class, tribe, caste and gender.