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Rina Agarwala
Rina Agarwala

Rina Agarwala is an Associate Professor of Sociology.  Agarwala publishes and lectures on international development, gender, labor, social movements, migration, and Indian politics.  Her award-winning book, Informal Labor, Formal Politics and Dignified Discontent in India (Cambridge University Press, 2013), examines alternative labor movements among informal workers in India.  She is the co-editor of Whatever Happened to Class? Reflections from South Asia (Routledge Press, 2008). 

Agarwala holds a B.A. in Economics and Government from Cornell University, a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Princeton University.  She has also worked on international development and gender issues at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in China, the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in India, and Women’s World Banking (WWB) in New York.  

Rina Agarwala is a member of the research group Knowledge, Organization and Politics at the department of Sociology.

Udvalgte publikationer

  1. Udgivet

    Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Discontent in India

    Agarwala, Rina, 2013, Cambridge University Press.

    Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportBogForskningfagfællebedømt

  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Divine development: Transnational Indian religious organizations in the United States and India

    Agarwala, Rina, 3 jul. 2015, I : International Migration Review. s. 1-41 41 s.

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

  3. Udgivet

    Redefining Exploitation: Self-employed workers’ movements in garments and trash collection

    Agarwala, Rina, 2016, I : International Labor and Working-Class History. 89, Spring, s. 107-130

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

  4. Udgivet

    Tapping the Indian Diaspora for Indian Development

    Agarwala, Rina, 2015, The State and the Grassroots: Immigrant Transnational Organizations in Four Continents. Portes, A. & Fernández-Kelly, P. (red.). Berghahn Books, s. 84-110

    Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskningfagfællebedømt

  5. Udgivet

    A Second Marriage? An Intersection of Marxism and Feminism among India’s Informal Workers

    Agarwala, Rina, 2013, Handbook on Gender in South Asia. Routledge

    Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskningfagfællebedømt

  6. Udgivet

    The State and Labor in Transnational Activism: The Case of India

    Agarwala, Rina, 2012, I : Journal of Industrial Relations. 54, 4

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

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