Institute for Social and Economic Change
 

 

 

V. Anil Kumar

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Associate Professor and Head, Centre for Political Institutions, Governance and Development (CPIGD)

Areas of Interest
  • Policy Processes
  • Social, Political Theory
  • Federalism, Devolution
  • Agrarian Change
  • Urban and Rural Governance
  • Development Studies

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Academic Qualification
  • Ph.D.: University of Delhi

  • M. Phil.: University of Delhi

  • M.A. in Political Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Public Policy Briefs

Research Projects on Hand
  1. Jurgen Habermas and Critique of Ideology

  2. Urban Governance and Local Democracy in Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Selected Publications

Books

  1. Federalism and Local Government in India, New Delhi: Studium Press, 2017.

  2. Urban Governance in Karnataka and Bengaluru: Global Changes and Local Impacts (Ed) Anil Kumar Vaddiraju, Satyanarayana Sangita and Kala Seetharam Sridhar Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, December 2016.

  3. Sisyphean Efforts? State Policy and Child Labour in Karnataka, with foreword by Professor James Manor, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2013.

  • (Reviewed in the Journal Social Change)

  1. Peasantry, Capitalism and State: The Political Economy of Agrarian Societies, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

  • (Reviewed in [The] Sociological Bulletin Vol. 63, No.2, May-August, 2014)

  1. Decentralised Governance and Planning in Karnataka, India, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011 ( With S.N.Sangita).

  1. Institutional Design for Tackling Child Labour Problem, New Delhi: Concept Publishers, (With D.Rajasekhar and K.G.Gayathri Devi), 2011.

  • (Reviewed in Manpower Journal Vol. XLIX Nos 3 & 4, July-December 2015)

  • (Reviewed in NITTE Management Review Vol. 6, Issue.2, December, 2012, pp68-9.)

  • (Reviewed in the Southern Economist, Vol.51, No.9. September 1 ,2012, pp.56-7)

  • (Reviewed in the Journal of Rural Development)

  1. Decentralised Governance and Developmental Politics in South India: A Study, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, (Germany) 2009.

  2. Drinking Water in Rural Karnataka: Issues and Problems, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, (Germany) 2008.

  1. Land, Labour and Caste: Agrarian Change and Grassroots Politics in Andhra Pradesh, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, (Germany) 2008.

    1. (Reviewed in [The] Sociological Bulletin Vol. 58, No.3, September-December, 2009)

    2. (Reviewed in the Journal of Social and Economic Development, Vol.14, No.1, January-June,2012)

    3. (Reviewed in the Journal of Social and Economic Development)

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