Area of Interest:
Political Institutions; Laws and Rights; Theory and Practice of Citizenship; Gender and Migration
Mapping Citizenship in India, Oxford University Press, Delhi, September, 2010.
Poverty, Gender and Migration in Asia, (co-edited), Sage, Delhi, 2006.
Gendered Citizenship: Historical and Conceptual Explorations, Orient Longman, Delhi, 2005.
'Identifying Citizens: Electoral Rolls, the Right to Vote and the Election Commission of India', Election Law Journal (special issue on Election Laws in India, edited by David Gilmartin and Robert Moog), June, 2012.
'Law's Lesser Citizens and Transformative Politics', Stree Adhikar, March, 2012.
'The Ambivalence of Citizenship: The IMDT Act (1983) and the Politics of Forclusion in Assam', Critical Asian Studies (formerly Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars), Vol. 41, No. 1, March 2009 (co-authored).
'Engendering Citizenship: An Agenda for a Praxis of Citizenship', Indian Historical Review [special Issue on Gender), December 2008.
'Between Encompassment and Closure: The 'Migrant' and the Citizen in India', Contributions to Indian Sociology (n.s.) Vol.42, No. 2, May- August 2008.
'Towards a Practice of Democratic Citizenship', Indian Journal of Gender Studies, Special Issue on Rethinking Citizenship, Vol.14, No.1, January-April 2007.
Guest editor, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 14: 1 (January-April 2007), special issue on 'Rethinking Citizenship'.
'The Overseas Indian Citizen: A New Setubandhan?', Economic and Political Weekly, 15 April, 2006.
Chapters in Books:
'The Women's Movement in India', The Oxford Companion to Politics in India, edited by Niraja Gopal Jayal and Pratap Bhanu Mehta, OUP, Delhi, 2010.
'Human Rights and Peace: Ideas and Visions', Introduction to the sub-theme section 'Ideas and Visions' edited for the volume Human Rights and Peace: Ideas, Laws, Institutions and Movements ed. Ujjwal Kumar Singh, Sage, 2009.
'Citizenship', Rajeev Bhargava and Ashok Acharya eds., Political Theory: A Reader, Pearson, Delhi, 2008.
'Human Rights in Our Times: A Continuing Struggle for Equality, Liberation and Dignity', Afterword to the South Asian edition of Micheline R. Ishay, The History of Human Rights published by Orient Longman, Delhi, 2008 (first published by the University of California Press, Berkeley, 2004).
'Preventing Atrocities Against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes', Kamala Sankaran and Ujjwal Kumar Singh, Towards Legal Literacy: An Introduction to Laws in India, OUP, Delhi, 2008.
‘Sifting, Selecting, Relocating: Citizenship at the Commencement of the Republic’, Occasional Paper, No. 54, September 2009, CWDS, Delhi.