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Sociology Research


Dr Jonathan Kennedy was principal investigator of this project, 'The Political Economy of Suicide in India,' which was funded by the Philomathia Foundation. The research project ran from April 2014 to December 2014 and resulted in the publication of "The political economy of farmers’ suicides in India: indebted cash-crop farmers with marginal landholdings explain state-level variation in suicide rates", a paper written by Kennedy with Professor Lawrence King.                                                                                        


Image: 'Funeral pyre on the Ganges, Varanasi,' by CaptainOates [CC BY 2.0]