Book Chapters

  • “The Frying Pan or the Fire? Endangered Identities, Gendered Institutions and Women’s Survival,” co-author in Urvashi Butalia and Tanika Sarkar eds., Women and the Hindu Right: A Collection of Essays. New Delhi: Kali for Women, 1995.
  • “Rape and the Construction of Communal Identity: The Rameeza Bee Case”, in Kumari Jayawardena and Malathi De Alwis [eds]., Embodied Violence, New Delhi: Kali for Women and London: Zed Press, 1996.
  • “Looking at Ourselves: The Women’s Movement in Hyderabad,” in M.Jacqui Alexander and Chandra Talpade Mohanty. ed. Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures. New York and London: Routledge, 1997. Co-author.
  • “Turning the Wheels of History” [co-author]. Mahilavaranam/Womanscape, Hyderabad: Asmita, 2000.
  • “Caste,” Routledge International Encyclopedia on Women, NY & London, 2001.
  • “Tracing Migration, Gender, Culture and Politics on the Indian Map”, Identity, Locality and Globalization: Experiences of India and Indonesia, New Delhi: Indian Council of Social Science Research, 2001.
  • “South India” in Women and Governance in South Asia: Reimagining the State, edited by Yasmin Tambiah, Colombo: International Centre for Ethnic Studies, 2002, pp. 345-420.
  • “A Ravished Justice: Half a Century of Judicial Discourse on Rape,” in De-Eroticizing Assault: Essays on Modesty, Honour and Power, Calcutta: Stree, 2002.
  • “Caste and Gender,” in Caste edited by Anupama Rao, New Delhi: Kali for Women, 2003. Rpt.
  • “Voices of Dissent: Gender and Changing Social Values in Hinduism” in Hinduism in Modern Times edited by Robin Rinehart, ABC-CLIO, 2004.
  • “Caste, the Academy and Dalit Women,” in Caste, Race and Discrimination: Discourses in International Context, edited by Sukhadeo Thorat and Umakant, New Delhi: Indian Institute of Dalit Studies and Rawat Publications, 2004.
  • “Defining Citizenship: Issues in Women’s Leadership in Andhra Pradesh”, in In a Minority: Essays on Muslim Women in India edited by Zoya Hasan & Ritu Menon Delhi: OUP, 2005.
  • “Empowerment and Social Division: Issues in Women’s Leadership in Andhra Pradesh”, in The Diversity of Muslim Women’s Lives in India edited by Zoya Hasan & Ritu Menon, New Brunswick, New Jersey & London: Rutgers University Press, 2005.
  • “Citizenship and its Discontents: A political history of women in Andhra,” Co– Author, in The History Of Science, Philosophy And Culture in Indian Civilisation, sponsored by The Centre for Civilisations, New Delhi. General Editor: D. P. Chattopadhyaya, IX: 3, Women of India: Colonial and Post-colonial Periods, Editor: Bharati Ray, Sage Publications, New Delhi: 2005.
  • “Introduction”, The Violence of Normal Times: Essays on Women’s Lived Realities, editor, New Delhi: Women Unlimited & Kali for Women, Delhi, 2005.
  • “A Cartography of Resistance: The National Federation of Dalit Women”, in Nira Yuval Davis, Kalpana Kannabiran and Ulrike Vieten, eds., The Situated Politics of Belonging, London: Sage, 2006.
  • “Situating Contemporary Politics of Belonging” in Nira Yuval Davis, Kalpana Kannabiran and Ulrike Vieten, eds., The Situated Politics of Belonging, London: Sage, 2006. Co-author.
  • “Negotiating Peace: Feminist Reflections”, in Paula Banerjee ed. Women’s Movements for Peace. South Asian Peace Studies Series, Volume III. New Delhi: Sage, 2008. Co-author and Sectional Editor
  • “Caste and Race: Questions of Identity and Exclusion”, in Jai Sen and Mayuri Saini eds. Are Other Worlds Possible? Interrogating Empires, vol. 3, New Delhi: Zubaan Books, 2006.
  • “Sexual Assault and the Law”, in Kalpana Kannabiran and Ranbir Singh ed., Challenging the Rule(s) of Law: Colonialism, Criminology and Human Rights in India, New Delhi: Sage, 2008.
  • “The Contexts of Criminology: A Brief Re-statement” in Kalpana Kannabiran and Ranbir Singh ed., Challenging the Rule(s) of Law: Colonialism, Criminology and Human Rights in India, New Delhi: Sage, 2008.
  • “Feminist Deliberative Politics in India”, in Amrita Basu, ed. Women’s Movements in a Global Era: The Power of Local Feminisms, Westview Press, 2009. Forthcoming.
  • “A Cartography of Resistance: The National Federation of Dalit Women” in Raka Ray ed. Handbook of Gender. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • “Disability, Constitutional Communications and the Interrogation of Normativity”, in Ranabir Samaddar and Suhit Sen, ed. Political Transition and Development Imperatives in India, New Delhi: Routledge, 2012.
  • “Disability-based Discrimination in India,” in Marcia Rioux, Paula C. Pinto and Gillian Parekh, eds. Disability, Rights Monitoring, and Social Change: Building Power out of Evidence. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2015, pp. 139-156.
  • “Violence and its Habitations in India” in Kalpana Kannabiran, ed. Violence Studies. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • “Disablement in Higher Education: Mapping Barriers and Access in Indian Universities” in India Social Development Report 2016: Disability Rights Perspectives. Kalpana Kannabiran and Asha Hans, eds. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Co-author.
  • “Disabilities And Higher Education: An Investigation Of University Spaces In Select State And Central Universities In India.” India Higher Education Report, National University of Educational Planning and Administration, Delhi. 2017. Co-author.
  • “‘To bounce like a ball that has been hit’: Feminist Explorations of the Family” in Re-presenting Feminist Methodologies: Interdisciplinary Explorations, edited by Kalpana Kannabiran and Padmini Swaminathan, New Delhi: Routledge, 2017.
  • “Introduction” in Re-presenting Feminist Methodologies: Interdisciplinary Explorations, edited by Kalpana Kannabiran and Padmini Swaminathan, New Delhi: Routledge, 2017. Co-author.
  • “Introduction”, in Kalpana Kannabiran and Asha Hans ed. India Social Development Report 2016. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Co-author.
  • “Violence against Women in Telangana: Incidence and Institutional Mechanisms for Redress,” in Telangana Social Development Report 2018: Gender, Access and Well Being, Hyderabad: Council for Social Development, 2018.
  • “Feminist Activism, Violence in the Family, and Law Reform in India: A Three Decadal History”, in Mehnaz Afkhami, Yakin Erturk, Ann Elizabeth Mayer eds.Feminist Advocacy,Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives. London and New York: Routledge. 2018.
  • ‘Constitutional Geographies and Cartographies of Impunity: Human Rights and Adviasis/Tribes in India’ in Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies, Ganesh Devy and Geoffrey V. Davis (eds), In Press.