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Channamma Kambara

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Assistant Professor, Centre for Research in Urban Affairs (CRUA)

Area of Specialisation
  • Informal Economy,

  • Gender Studies

  • Development Studies

Academic Qualification
  • Ph.D. "Women in Subsistence Economy: A Case-Study of Vegetable Vendors", (2011), Kannada University, Hampi

Selected Publications

Books

  • “Women’s Empowerment: A Strategy for Development” (2014) Ed. Binay Kumar Pattnaik, R Mutharayappa, K.C.Channamma, Bookwell, New Delhi.

  • Kuvempu Bimbisida Aarthika Nelegalu (2010), (Reflection on Economic Conditions in Kuvempu’s Literature) Kannada University, Hampi

Articles

  1. Cracking Glass Ceiling in the Boardrooms of Indian Companies (2014) in “Women’s Empowerment: A Strategy for Development”, Ed. Binay Kumar Pattnaik, R Mutharayappa, K.C.Channamma, Bookwell, New Delhi.

  2. “State Attitude Towards Women in Informal Economy” (2013) in “Challenges of Livelihood and Inclusive Rural Development in the Era of Globalization” (Ed. Pranab Kumar Chattopadhyay and Sudipta Bhattacharya. New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi. ISBN 978-93-81274-25-5.

  3. “Ethical Considerations in Economics” (2013) in Contemporary Issues in ethics, Governance and International Financial Reporting Standards (Ed. Dr. B.Yashovarma and Dr.P.N.Udayachandra), United Publishers, Mangalore.

  4. “Mahila Dudimeya Swaroopa Ondu Charche”, (Notes on Nature of Women’s Work) Dept. of History, Kannada University, Hampi, Bi-Annual, Vol.V, No.2, 2010.

  5. “Siddhantagalu mattu Vaastavadalli Mahila Dudime”, (Women’s Work in Theory and Practice) Centre of Women Studies, Kannada University, Hampi, Bi-Annual, Vol.XII, No.1, 2010.

  6. Abhivridhdhi: Hennu Bhroonahatye, Kelavu Tippanigalu (Some Notes on Development and Female Foeticide) in Teacher, No. 9 and 10, 2009.

Working Papers

  • Mahila Dudime: Ekaroopateya Prashne (2010), (Question of Homogeneity in Women’s Work) Kannada University, Hampi, ISBN 978-93-80994-78-9

Recent presentation of papers for international/national/state level conferences and workshops
  1. Urban Informality and Access to Capital: A Study of Street Vendors in Bangalore at International Seminar "Self Help Initiatives, Micro Finance and Sustainable Development" organized by the University of Mysore - Third Sector Research Resource Center and SBRR Mahajana First Grade College, Mysore, on February 2-3, 2015.

  2. FDI and Plight of Women Vegetable Vendors at 56th Annual Conference of Indian Society for Labour Economics, held at BIT Mesra, Ranchi on December 18-20, 2014

  3. “Cracking Glass Ceiling in the Boardrooms of Indian Companies” at the National Seminar on Women Empowerment-A Strategy for Development, organized by Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies (CWGS), ISEC in collaboration with ICSSR, organized on 13th & 14th October 2014.

  4. “Globalisation and Women Vendors” at 8th Sociology Conference organized by Karnataka State Open University, Mysore and Karnataka Sociology Association on March 30, 31 and April 1, 2009

  5. “Mahileya Dudime: Ekroopateya Prashne” (Woman’s Work and the Question of Homogeneity) at 9th Sociology Conference organized by Distance Education Centre, Kannada University, Hampi and Karnataka Sociology Association on July 3-5, 2010

  6. “Informal Economy and Inclusive Growth” at the International Seminar (Globalization, Higher Education and Disability) organized by Bangalore University and CBM on Feb 3-5, 2011

  7. “Relevance of Marxism” at one day National Level Seminar conducted by Department of Humanities, KLE Society’s S.Nijalingappa College, Bangalore held on Sept 17, 2011.

  8. “Ethical Considerations in Economics” at International Seminar conducted by Dept. of Commerce, SDM College, Ujire held on Feb 22-25, 2012

  9. “Challenges of Teaching Economics” at the IX State Level Conference organized by Karnataka Economics Association and Davanagere University, Davanagere on 27-28, April, 2012

  10. “State Attitude Towards Women in Informal Economy” at National Seminar on “Challenges of Livelihood and Inclusive Rural Development in the Era of Globalization” Organized by A.K.Dasgupta Centre for Planning and Development Department of Economics & Politics, Visva-Bharati on 23rd November, 2012.

Workshops and Seminars Participated
  1. Attended Symposium Gender, ICT and Education, organised by Learning Links, Bangalore on 17-10-2014.

  2. Sarva Shikshana Abhiyanada Hinneleyalli Shaala Aadalita mattu Melustuvaariyalli VEC/SDMC/Sthaliya Samsthegala Paatra   (Role of VEC/SDMC/Local Institutions in the School Administration and Management with the background of Sarva Shikshana Abhiyana) State Level Workshop organized by Centre for Child and Law, NLS, Bangalore on 22 Aug, 2009

  3. Karnatakadalli Manava Abhivridhdhi (Human Development in Karnataka), a two days State Level workshop organized by Dept. of Development Studies, Kannada University on January 23 & 24, 2009

  4. Philosophy of Social Science and Humanities, a three weeks National level workshop organized by National Institute for Advanced Studies, Bangalore between June 8-26, 2009

  5. Samaja Samshodana Kammata , State Level Workshop on Social Research organized by Dept. of Development Studies and Sharada College, Basrur on Dec 24-26, 2008

  6. Tribal Society in the way of Transition, a National Seminar organized by Dept. of  Anthropology, Kannada University, Hampi   and Association of Anthropolgy, Mysore on Nov 14-15, 2008

  7. Manava Abhivridhdhiya Linga Sambandhi      Nelegalu (Gender Dimension of Human Development), a two days State Level workshop organized by Dept. of Development Studies, Kannada University and Govt. First Grade College, Hassan on Nov 7-8, 2008

  8. Kuvempu Jeeva Vaividhya Nisargotsava        State Level workshop organized by Karnataka Bio-Diversity Centre, Rashtrakavi Kuvempu Trust and Forest Dept, Shivamogga on Dec 29-31, 2006

  9. Mahile mattu Samskriti (Women and Culture) a five day State Level workshop organized by Dept of Kannada and Culture and Kannada Book Authority on Dec 13-17, 2006

  10. Mahile mattu Samskriti (Women and Culture) a five day State Level Workshop organized by Dept of Kannada and Culture and Kannada Book Authority on Dec 13-17, 2006

  11. Vignana Samvahana, a National Level workshop on Communication of Science organized by Central Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi and  Kannada University on May 6-12, 2006

  12. Global HR Practices, Seminar organized by PES Educational Institution, 2005

Ongoing Projects:
  • Co-Project Director for “A Study on Female Street Vendors in Bangalore City ” sponsored by ISEC

  • Co-Project Director for “Gender and Life Vulnerability: Study of Women Health from Gender Perspective” sponsored by ICSSR

Seminar/Workshop Programmes Coordinated
  • Co-coordinator for the National Seminar on Women Empowerment-A Strategy for Development, organized by Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies (CWGS), ISEC in collaboration with ICSSR, organized on 13th & 14th October 2014.

Talk/Interview/Participation in Television Programmes
  • Panel Discussion about Child Abuse in ETV News Kannada on 29th October, 2014.
Professional Recognitions, Awards, Fellowships Received
  • Best Paper for the paper “Mahila Dudime: Ekaroopateya Prashne” presented in 9th Conference of Karnataka Sociology Association (2010)

Professional Membership

  • Indian Society of Labour Economics

  • Indian Association of Women Studies

  • Karnataka Economics

Assistant Professor
Centre for Research in Urban Affairs (CRUA)
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Nagarabhavi P.O. Bangalore 560072, India.
Tel: Office: 080-23215468, , 23215519, Fax: 080-23217008
Email: chanamma@isec.ac.in

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