(BA (Calcutta) PhD (Cantab))
Senior Tutor, St Antonys College
Research interests: Urban history, urban development, poverty and politics; politics of the poor, democracy, rights and social movements; globalization, labour and work; caste and religious politics; sectarian and communal conflict; norms, ideas and ideologies in development.
Course Provider: PPE Paper 210: Politics in South Asia
Course Provider: M Phil in Politics and M Phil in Development Studies Option: The History and Politics of South Asia
The Politics of the Urban Poor in Early Twentieth-Century India (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001; Paperback edition, 2004)