Reader in the Theory and Politics of Development
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Academic Staff, SOAS South Asia Institute
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- Dr Subir Sinha
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He studied History at the University of Delhi (BA) and Political Science at Northwestern University (MS, PhD), and has taught at Northwestern University and the University of Vermont. His research interests are institutional change, sustainable development, social movements, state-society relations in development, and South Asian politics, with a current focus on decentralised development in India, early postcolonial planning, and on the global fishworkers' movement.
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Sinha, Subir (2017) 'Fragile Hegemony: Modi, Social Media and Competitive Electoral Populism in India'. International Journal of Communication, (11) 2017, pp 4158-4180.
Sinha, Subir (2016) 'Histories of Power’ and the ‘Universalisation of Capital’ in India: Between and Beyond Marxism and Postcolonial Theory'. Critical Sociology, (43) 4-5, pp 529-544.
Sinha, Subir and Varma, Rashmi (2015) 'Marxism and Postcolonial Theory: What's Left of the Debate?'. Critical Sociology, (43) 4-5, pp 545-558.
Sinha, Subir and Baumann, P. (2001) 'Linking Development with Democratic Processes in India: Political Capital and Sustainable Livelihoods Analysis'. Natural Resource Perspectives, Overseas Development Institute, (68), pp 2-5.
Sinha, Subir (2000) 'New Traditionalist Discourse of Indian Environmentalism'. Journal of Peasant Studies, (24; 3), pp 169-204.
Sinha, Subir (2000) 'The other agrarian transition? Structures, institutions and agency in sustainable rural development'. Journal of Peasant Studies, (26 no2), pp 65-99.
Sinha, Subir (2016) 'Structures and Subjectives'. In: Chandra, U. and Taghioff, D., (eds.), Staking Claims: The Politics of Social Movements in Contemporary Rural India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp 225-234.
Sinha, Subir (2015) 'On the Edge of Civil Society in Contemporary India'. In: Gunvald Nilsen, Alf and Roy, Srila, (eds.), New Subaltern Politics: Reconceptualizing Hegemony and Resistance in Contemporary India. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 225-254.
Sinha, Subir and Baviskar, A. and Philip, K. (2006) 'Rethinking Indian Environmentalism. Industrial Pollution in Delhi and Fisheries in Kerala'. In: Bauer, J., (ed.), Forging Environmentalism. Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environments.. Hoboken, NJ: Routledge, pp 189-256.
Sinha, Subir (2005) 'Neo-liberalism & Civil Society: Project & Possibilities'. In: Saad Filho, Alfredo and Johnston, Deborah, (eds.), Neoliberalism: a critical reader. London: Pluto Press, pp 163 - 169.
Sinha, Subir (2004) 'Development Counternarratives: Taking Social Movements Seriously'. In: Sivaramakrishnan, K. and Agrawal, Arun, (eds.), Regional Modernities: The Cultural Politics of Development in India. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 286 - 311.
Sinha, Subir (2003) 'Development Counter-Narratives: Taking Social Movements Seriously'. In: Sivaramakrishnan, K. and Agrawal, A., (eds.), Regional modernities : the cultural politics of development in India. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 286-312.
Sinha, Subir (2003) 'Breaking the Waves. Reading World Bank and Social Movement Documents on the Global Fisheries'. In: Kumar, Amitava, (ed.), World Bank Literature. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, pp 111-127.
Sinha, Subir (2000) 'Panchayati Raj Institutions and Natural Resource Management'.
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