AJAY DANDEKAR, Member, Editorial Board
Ajay Dandekar is Professor at the Department of History and Archaeology at Shiv Nadar University, and Chairperson of the Center for Public Affairs and Critical Theory (C-PACT). He obtained a PhD degree from the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi in the early 1990s. He has worked on the issue of Denotified and Nomadic Communities, Pastoral Nomadic groups, the agrarian crisis, and farmers suicides. Lately his research interest has spilled over into the issues of resources and conflict in the tribal heartland and has contributed policy papers and writings on the same topics.
- Mythos and the Logos of the Warlis: A Tribal Worldview. New Delhi: Concept Publications, 1998.
- S. Ratnagar and A. Dandekar. Bharatiya Itihas ke Strota:I. New Delhi: Eklaivvya, 2000.
- S. Ratnagar and A. Dandekar. Bharatiya Itihas ke Strota:II. New Delhi: Eklaivvya.
- F. Padel, A. Dandekar, and J. Unni. Ecology Economy. Quest for a Socially Informed Connection. Orient Blackswan, 2013.
- A. Dandekar and Sreedeep Bhattacharya. “Narratives of Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides.” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol 52, Issue 21, May 2017.
- A. Dandekar, Sreedeep Bhattacharya. “Contested Spaces and Resultant Conflicts, Some Aspects of the Agrarian Crisis in India. Market Integration.” Sage Journal, January, 2017.
- A. Dandekar, “India’s Agriculture and Farmers Suicides: An Anatomy of a Crisis.” India International Centre Quarterly. New Delhi, Autumn 2016.
- A. Dandekar. “Contested Spaces Democratic Rights: People and Forests Today,” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 51, Issue 16, April 2016.
- A. Dandekar, “PESA and Impasse,” in Vipul Mudgal ed., Claiming India from Below: Activism and Democratic Transformation. New York: Routledge, 2016.