ISSUE 3 (2)

Role of Misinformation in Migration

Alron Chittedam
Volume I, Issue III
31st March, 2021
Page No.: 1693-1711

While there is a large literature on misinformation, disinformation and its harmful effects, and also a separate set of literature on migration and anti-migrant groups, this research paper exhibits a roadmap combining the two sets of literature. Using research papers, news articles, correlation is explored between misinformation and migration, the paper analyzes two significant migration crises – The Rohingya Crisis and The Central American Migrant Caravan. The analysis is further bifurcated into Pre-migration Misinformation and Post-migration Misinformation to plot the instrumentalization of misinformation. Additionally, special focus is done on the migration due to misinformation in the context of Covid-19. Decoding the traits from the analysis, sustainable, feasible, and justifiable solutions are sought out to tackle the issue. Keywords: Misinformation, Migration, Covid-19, Migrant Protection Protocol, Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Central American Migrant Caravans

Alron Chittedam
B.A. Economics, University of Mumbai, India

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Chittedam A. (2021). Role of Misinformation in Migration. International Journal of Policy Sciences and Law, 1(3), 1693-1711.
http://ijpsl.in/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Role-of-Misinformation-in-Migration_Alron-Chittedam-1.pdf

Decluttering the Future: An Analysis of Indian Minimalism

Aastha Rathour and Gunita Mankame
Volume I, Issue III
31st March, 2021
Page No.: 1744-1765

Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excesses and to focus on what’s important, to find happiness, fulfilment, and freedom. India has not been left behind in the wave of minimalism, whether it was back in the sustainable era of Mahatma Gandhi or the 21st century where Indian minimalists are embracing the traditional “less is more” lifestyle. The wave of minimalism rose vividly post the COVID-19 outbreak. Indian minimalists are palpable in every discipline and are mindful of their environment and lifestyle choices. The previous works have not rigorously examined the future of minimalism in India. Our paper aims to focus solely on Indian minimalism and its progress in Indian society. The current paper has analyzed secondary data imparting valuable information that adds meaning and structure to the aim of the paper. The paper highlights insightful corners of Indian minimalism and its acceptance as a lifestyle, with the help of secondary data. It focuses on the essence of certain mindful behaviours such as thrifting, recycling, upcycling, and cautious consumerism. It explores the plausible future of minimalism along with practical alternatives that can be adopted by contemporary Indian minimalists.

Aastha Rathour
Amity University Noida, India

Gunita Mankame
Bachelor of Management Studies, V. G Vaze Kelkar College, Mumbai, India

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Is India Ready to Adopt Sweden’s Waste Management System

Aashna Baweja and Soudamini Desai
Volume I, Issue III
31st March, 2021
Page No.: 1766-1780

The authors of this paper were inspired by the announcement of the India-Sweden partnership in the virtual joint summit 2021. Sweden has received worldwide recognition for its Waste Management System (WMS), and the successful implementation of public-private partnership is the essence of its success. The study carefully analyses the Indian Waste Management System (WMS). The authors aim is to know whether a public-private partnership for waste management will be effective in a country like India, which is 7 times larger than Sweden. It is observed that policy drivers & citizen engagement play a crucial role in the successful execution of a system. This paper also studies the willingness of the residents of India to work in harmony with the government in reforming the WMS. The authors have conducted a primary survey to know the opinions and beliefs of the respondents on the privatisation of WMS, organizational holdings, and the role of government. The authors have highlighted recommendations, potential opportunities and obstacles based on the results of the survey and secondary research.

Aashna Baweja
M.Sc. Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, (NCWEB) University of Delhi, India

Soudamini Desai
M.Sc Economics (Development studies), Symbiosis School of Economics, Symbiosis International Deemed University, Maharashtra, India

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Global Surge in Civil Unrest: Checks and Balances

Sampriti Das and Simran Kapoor
Volume I, Issue III
31st March, 2021
Page No.: 1781-1800

Civil Unrest has doubled over the past decade raising concerns towards the functioning of ruling authorities, the social environment, and the changing demands of the civilians. Civil Unrest can reveal public insecurities, challenge government incapabilities, and may result in the devastation of resources when dealt with violence. The role of misinformation and interference by external stakeholders highlights the disruption and the execution of a peaceful mass demonstration. Hereby, a comparative analysis has been done to examine the civil unrest undertaken in developed, developing/underdeveloped economies while addressing the diminishing public faith in their administration, and pestle analysis understanding the triggers and trends in the social, economic, political, legal, and natural environments are studied to comprehend the fundamental causes of a civil uprising. The general response by the government with its sustainability for the nation’s stability has been interpreted further suggesting an adequate action plan that has witnessed historical success. In discourse, the authors have also recommended measures that ultimately provide policy recommendations and possible solutions to stabilise institutions of governance to ameliorate public satisfaction levels, reducing injustices, and overall tackle this impending crisis.

Sampriti Das
B.A. Hons. Economics, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, University of Delhi, India

Simran Kapoor
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Investigative Study on the Implementation of Education Policies in Secondary Schools: A Review of Bangladesh and Nigeria

Chibuike Ezeanochie and Jafreen Alamgir
Volume I, Issue III
31st March, 2021
Page No.: 1801-1817

Education Policy can be seen as a fuel that propels both the curriculum and extracurricular activities in the education system. This research essay has been developed to investigate the implementation of education policies in secondary schools in Bangladesh and Nigeria. Research has shown that a proper implementation of education policies in both Primary, Secondary and Tertiary institutions will in no doubt enhance the academic prowess of students. As regards this, no matter how good a policy might be, if there is an implementation constraint, it will definitely lead to zero archival of the educational objectives. This expository work also discussed the current system of education and the existing education policies of the countries under study and throws light on its success and faultlines. Furthermore, the paper elucidates upon the shortcomings in the implementation of education policies in secondary schools. The research essay concludes by giving certain proposals and recommendations which will aid Governments and Policymakers on how to ensure an effective and efficient implementation of education policies in secondary schools

Chibuike Ezeanochie
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

 

Jafreen Alamgir
Brac University Dhaka, Bangladesh

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