Electricity, Citizenship and the Politics of Privatization in South Asia
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Erum Haider is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies at the College of Wooster, OH. Her doctoral research and book project examine the ability of citizens to use political representatives to lobby for better provision. This lecture will examine electricity privatization in Pakistan to answer the question – what happens to the relationship between citizens and their representatives, when the latter no long influence distributive outcomes?