Research Methodology , Development Research , Social justice , Land rights , protest movements , pastoralism
Dr. Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly has been working as professor at the Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad; Centre for Rural Studies, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie. She was a Fellow at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla (2013-15). She has researched and published on various social and developmental issues including single women, violence on women, pastoral communities of Gujarat, land issues, protest movements from the perspectives of rights, social justice. Regarding publications, apart from contributions in journals and books, she has worked as a managing editor of three academic journals published by premier institutions of India. Among her 15 publications, recent ones are: Protest Movement and Citizens’ Rights in Gujarat (2015, IIAS, Shimla); Land Rights in India: Policies, Movements and Challenges (2016, 2018, Routledge); Journey towards Land Titling in India (2017, LBSNAA, Mussoorie); and India’s Scheduled Areas: Untangling Governance, Law and Politics (2019, Routledge); Land question in neoliberal India: socio-legal and judicial interpretations (2020, Routledge); and E-waste management: Opportunities and challenges in India (2021, Routledge) .