Understanding Transition in South Asia
Economy, Politics and Society (Essays in Honour of Partha S. Ghosh)
About the Book
This book in honour of Professor Partha Ghosh brings together contributions of scholars who have been closely associated with him in different capacities in India and abroad. Keeping in view the major facets of his academic and personal interests, as well as his seminal contribution to the South Asian Studies, the book has tried to accommodate select essays on issues related to economy, politics and society in South Asia.
About the Author(s) / Editor(s)
<p><strong>Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury</strong>, Ph.D, is Senior Fellow with the Neighbourhood Initiative of Observer Research Foundation, Kolkata chapter. She is the coordinator of the research project, ‘Proximity to Connectivity’. She specialises in South Asia, refugees, forced migration, and women in conflict zones. Her recent publications include India-Myanmar Borderlands: Ethnicity, Security and Connectivity (Co-edited: 2020); Connecting Nations: India and Southeast Asia (co-edited, 2019), State of Being Stateless (co-edited, 2015); Women in Indian Borderlands (co-edited, 2011).</p>
<p><strong>Vikash Kumar</strong> obtained his PhD degree in South Asian Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Presently, he is working with the Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), Chandigarh as an Assistant Professor. His areas of academic interest are Regional Cooperation, Sustainable Development, Rural Transformation, Human Rights and Migration studies in South Asia. He has recently co-authored a book on Lessons in Sustainable Development from Bangladesh and India, published by Palgrave.</p>