Area of Interest: Indian Government and Politics; State Party System; Political Mobilization; Minority Rights; Gender Studies.
Politics of Inclusion: Castes, Minorities and Affirmative Action, Oxford University Press, Delhi, First Published 2009, Second Impression 2009.
Unequal Citizens: A Study of Muslim Women in India (co-authored), Oxford India Paperbacks 2006, Second Impression 2009.
Politics of Inclusion: Castes, Minorities and Affirmative Action, New Delhi, OUP, 2008. Second Impression, 2009.
Educating Muslim Girls: Comparison of Five Indian Cities, Women Unlimited, 2005. Co-author: Ritu Menon.
Unequal Citizens: Status of Muslim Women in India, New Delhi, OUP, 2004. Co-author: Ritu Menon.
Quest for Power: Oppositional Movements and Post-Congress Politics in Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, OUP, 1998.
Dominance and Mobilization: Rural Politics in Western Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, Sage, 1989.
Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India, United States and South Africa (Forthcoming). Co-editor: Martha Nussbaum.
Parties and Party Politics in India, New Delhi, OUP, Fifth Impression, 2008.
Democracy and Muslim Societies: The Asian Experience, New Delhi, Sage, 2007.
In A Minority: Essays on Muslim Women in India, New Delhi, OUP, 2005. and Rutgers University Press, 2006. Co-editor: Ritu Menon.
India’s Living Constitution: Ideas, Practices, Controversies, Permanent Black, 2002 and Anthem Press, 2006. Co-editors: E. Sridharan and R. Sudarshan.
Transforming India: Social and Political Dynamics of Democracy, OUP, 2000. Co-editors: Francine Frankel, Rajeev Bhargava and Balveer Arora.
Politics and the State in India, New Delhi, Sage, 2000.
Forging Identities: Gender, Communities and the State, New Delhi, Kali for Women, and Westview Press, 1994.
State, Political Processes and Identity: Reflections on Modern India, Sage, 1989. Co-editors: Rasheeduddin Khan and S.N. Jha.
Articles in Books and Journals:
‘Political Parties in India’, in Niraja Gopal Jayal and Pratap Bhanu Mehta (eds.) Oxford Companion to Indian Politics, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2010.
‘Die is cast (e): The Debate on Backward Cast/Class Quotas’, in Anthony Heath and Roger Jeffery (eds.) Diversity and Change in Modern India, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2010.
“The Indian Republic” in Diversity and Unity in Federal Countries, Luis Moreno and Cesar Colino eds., McGill – Queen’s University Press (in press) 2010.
“Interaction in Federal Systems”, in John Kincaid and Rupak Chattopadhyay, Unity in Diversity: Learning from Each Other, [Viva Books, volume 3, 2009] (Beryl Radin and Cheryl Saunders, coauthors)
“Contests in Context: Indian Elections 2009”, special issue of E-Journal SAMAJ, 2009, http://samaj.revues.org (Stephanie Tawa Lama coauthor and issue coeditor)
‘Indian Democracy and Social Inequalities’ in Rajesh Basrur (ed.) Challenges to Democracy in India, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2009.
‘Equal Opportunity Commission’, Indian Journal f Human Development, July-December 2009.
‘Muslim Deprivation and the Debate on Equality’, Seminar, No. 602 October 2009.
“The Die is Cast(e): The Debate on Backward caste/class Quotas, 1990 and 2006’’ in Anthony Heath and Roger Jeffery, eds., Diversity and Change in Contemporary India, Proceedings of the British Academy, OUP, 2009.
“Mass Violence and the Wheels of Indian (In) Justice”, in Amrita Basu and Srirupa Roy, ed., Violence and Democracy in India, Seagull Books, 2006.
‘Transfer of Power: Politics of Mass Mobilization in Uttar Pradesh’, Economic and Political Weekly, November 24-30, 2001.
‘Uniform Civil Code and Gender Justice in India’, in Peter Ronald. De Souza, ed., Contemporary India – Transitions, Delhi, Sage, 2000.
‘Shifting Ground: Hindutva Politics and the Farmers Movement in Uttar Pradesh’, Journal of Peasant Studies, April-July, 1996.