Baviskar, Amita (Former faculty)


Section/Unit: Sociology

Research Interests: Social Inequality and Ecological Politics; Food and Agrarian Environments

Amita Baviskar received her PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell. She has taught at the University of Delhi and has been a visiting scholar at several universities, including Stanford, Cornell, Yale, SciencesPo and UC Berkeley. Her first book In the Belly of the River: Tribal Conflicts over Development in the Narmada Valley and other writings explore the themes of resource rights, popular resistance and discourses of environmentalism. Recent publications include the edited books Elite and Everyman: The Cultural Politics of the Indian Middle Classes (with Raka Ray) and First Garden of the Republic: Nature on the President’s Estate.

Email ID : amita.baviskar@gmail.com
Direct Phone No.2766-6367 (extn 254)

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