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Books:

2014. Dalit women: Honour and Patriarchy in South India. New Delhi: Social Science Press.

2014. Dalits in Neoliberal India: Mobility or Marginalisation? London: Routledge ‘Exploring the Political in South Asia’ Series.

Published articles:            

2015. ‘Comparing Race and Caste’ (a discussion of ‘A History of Prejudice: Race, Caste, and Difference in India and the United States’ by Gyanendra Pandey). Anthropology of this Century. Issue 12, January 2015. 

2013 ‘They have it in their stomachs but they can’t vomit it up’: reservations and ‘caste feeling’ among Dalits in Andhra Pradesh’. Focaal - Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology (Special Issue). Vol 2013, No. 65. pp. 68-79.

2011. ‘The State in the Palli: Dalit Perspectives on the State in Andhra Pradesh’. Contemporary South Asia (Special Issue).  Vol. 19, No. 3. pp. 315-329.

2010. ‘Spoiled Brides and the Fear of Education: Upward Mobility and Dalit Women in rural South India’. Modern Asian Studies. Vol. 45, No. 5. pp. 1119 - 1146.

2009. ‘Caste, Identity and Gender among Madigas in Coastal Andhra Pradesh’. Journal of South Asian Development. Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 7-23.

2008. ‘Dalits in the Social Justice Revolution in India’. Public Policy Research. Vol. 15, Issue 2. pp. 93-96.

Book reviews:

Forthcoming. ‘The Jews of Andhra Pradesh: Contesting Caste and Religion in South India’ Julia Egorova and Shahid Perwez. JRAI.

2011. ‘From Stigma to Assertion: Untouchability, Identity and Politics in Early and Modern India’ Mikael Aktor and Robert Deliege (eds.). Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford Online. Vol. 3, No. 1.

2011. ‘Retro Modern India: Forging the Low-caste Self’ by Manuela Ciotti. Pacific Affairs. Vol. 84, No. 4.

2010. ‘The Dalit Movement in India: Local Practices, Global Connections’ by Eva-Maria Hardtmann. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Vol. 16, No. 2. pp. 412 – 413.

2009. ‘Where there is no midwife: birth and loss in rural India’ by Sarah Pinto. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Vol.15, No. 2. pp. 437-438.