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Development

  • “Fifty years of Uneven Development, Unhappy Dependence,” Jivan, 18(7), August 1997.
  • “Study Slams State Growth”, in Times of India, November 20, 2006.
  • “La Violencia del Desarrollo: Un Estudio de la Presa Ukai en Gujarat, India, in El Agua: un bien publico,  Alboan,  April, 2008.
  • “Robbing the Land of the Poor: Land Acquisition in Gujarat”, in New Leader, February 1-15, 2008, pp. 12-13.
  • “Much Hype Over Anna”, in Indian Currents, Vol. XXIII, No. 35, 22-28 Aug. 2011, pp. 26-28.
  • “Slum Demolition in Baroda: Dynamics of Development (Mimeo).
  • With Shashikant Kumar, “Urbanisation and Housing for Urban Poor in Vadodara” (Mimeo).
  • With Shashikant Kumar, “Development Violence: A Case of Ukai-Kakrapar Displaced People”, in Condition of Marginal Groups in Contemporary India, Festschrift in honour of the late professor S.P.Punalekar (Forthcoming).
  • “SEZ and Development Induced Displacement in India”, in Sahayatri (Forthcoming).
  • “Development induced Displacement in Gujarat 1947-2004” in (eds.) Ram Puniyani and Uday Mehta (forthcoming).
  • “Development and Displacement of Tribal Communities in Gujarat” (ed) Amita Shah, GIDR, Ahmedabad (forth coming).

Health

  • Inviting the Plague,” Down to Earth, 15 July’1995, P. 48.
  • “Role of Socio-Cultural Behaviour in the Control of Disease with Special Reference to Malaria,” III Asia Pacific Conference on the Social Sciences and Medicine, Vol. II, Perth: Edith Cowan University, 1997.
  • (With Purendra Prasad), “Ethnography of Malaria in Surat District: Putting People on the Agenda,” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 33(24), June 13-19, 1988.

Religion

  • “Religious Conversion and Social Mobility,” ICSSR Research Abstracts Quarterly, 22(1&2), January- June 1994.
  •  “Social Concern in Christianity,” in Chhaya Patel (Ed.) Social Work Practices: Religio- Philosophical Foundation, Jaipur: Rawat Publications 1999.
  • “Religious Movements among Tribals of South Gujarat,” in Ambrose Pinto (Ed.) State, Development and Alternatives, Delhi: Indian Institute, 1999.
  • “Religion and Politics in India,” America, Vol. 182, No.5, 19 February’ 2000, Pp. 7-10.
  • “A Rejoinder to Letter from Mumbai,” Oyster, March’2000, pp.4-7.
  • “Religion as Public Influence in India,” Third Millennium, January-March’2000, pp.46-56. Christians, Challenges and Contributions in Gujarat – Times of India.
  •  “Christians must join larger fight” Indian express, May 21, 2003, pg. 6.
  •  “How serious is the Persecution against Christians in India?” in Witnessing in a Struggling   Church, (ed.) Herve Morrisette, Bangalore: Indian Catechetical Association. Pp. 63-88.
  • “Brahmanical Social Order and Christianity in India”, Understanding Indian Society: The Non-Brahmanic Perspective, S.M.Dahiwale (ed.), New Delhi: Rawat Publications, 2005, pp. 182-195.
  • “Religious Cover for Political Power: BJP’s Cultural Nationalism” in Third Millennium VIII, 1, January- March 2005, pp. 38-48.
  • “A Heady Mix: Gujarati and Hindu Pride”, in EPW, Vol. XLIII, No. 8, pp.19-22, February 23-29, 2008
  •  “Continue your work, Sisters, Although Evil Forces May Target You!”, in The New Leader, Vol. 121, No. 8, p.25, April. 16-30, 2008.
  • “A Heavy Price for Empowerment”, Indian Currents, Vol. XX, No. 13 & 14, p. 27, 2008.
  •  “Multiculturalism, Religion and Social Change in India”, in Amaladoss, (ed.) For Others with Ohters. Anand: Gujarat Sahitya Prakash. Pp.
  •  “Why Does Lay Collaboration Remian Elusive?”, Jivan, Nov. Dec. 2008, p. 9.
  • “Will the Real Jesuit Alumni: Please Stand Up?”, Jivan , January, 2009, pp.16-17.
  • “Religious Fundamentalism- A Challenge to Democracy in India” Social Action, Vol. 59 No. 2. April-June 2009. pp. 143-158.
  • “Sonia, Politics and Christian-bashing,” Indian Currents, Vol. XXI, No. 42, October 18, 2009, pp. 33-34.
  • With Biswaroop Das, “Religious Cover for Political Power: Narratives from People and the Vernacular Press on the 2002 Riots in Gujarat”, in Understanding Indian Society: Past and Present (eds.), Baviskar B.S. and Patel Tulsi.  Delhi: Orient Balckswan.
  • “Christianization, Hinduization and Indigenous Revivalism among the Tribals of Gujarat,” in Margins of faith: Dalit and Tribal Christianity in India, (eds.) Rowena Robinson and Joseph Marianus Kuju. Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • “Hindutva, Naxalism and Christians” in Indian Currents, 26 July-1 August 2010 pp. 34-35.

Tribals

  • Christianisation Process among the Tribals of Gujarat – Indian Missiological Review. Vol. 13, Sept 1991. pp 39-57.
  •  “Ethnocide and Pauperisation of Tribal Oustees of Large Dams,” New Quest, 92, March-April’1992.
  • “The Future of the Adivasi in Gujarat,” Jivan, October, 1992.
  • “Suppression of Valia Tribals and Their Assertion,” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.      XXIX, No.15, 1994.
  • “Strategy for Containment: The Dangi Darbar Drama,” Economic and Political Weekly, 30(38), 23 September, 1995.
  • “Chaudhries of South Gujarat,” in Sachhidanada and R.R. Prasad (Eds.)
  • “Adivasi Ane Panchayatoni Chuntanio” – Naya Marg. Vol. 24. No. 6. 16 March 2001.
  •   “Tribal Consciousness in India” SNC Journal of Intercultural Philosophy.  Vol.2. Aug. 2002
  • “Tribal Consciousness in India” Chennai: Satyanilayam Journal of Intercultural Philosophy,
  • Vol. 2. August 2002, pp. 94-100.
  • “Tribals and Christianity in Gujarat” in The Eastern Anthropologist Vol. 56, Nos 2-4, April- December 2003.
  •  “Poverty and Hatred: Communalisation of Adivasis of Gujarat”, New Leader, July 1-15, 2005.
  • With Amit Mitra, “Globalisation and its Impact on the Tribals of Gujarat” in The Church in India in the Emerging Third Millennium, Thomas D’Sa (ed.), Bangalore: NBCLC, 2005, pp. 131-141.
  • “Tribals and Christianity in Gujarat”, in Scheduled Tribes and Development, eds. H. S. Saksena, Vinaykumar Srivastava and Sukant K. Chaudhury, Delhi: Serials Publications, 2006, pp. 268-291.
  • “Where have all the Tribals Gone” Jivan, July 2010, pp. 23-24.

Dalits

  • Aangaliat: A Gujarati Dalit Novel,” New Quest, No.69, May-June 1988.
  • “Caste Dynamics among the Vankars of Gujarat,” Jeevadhara No.16, 1979.
  • “Conversion, Emigration and Social Mobility of an ex-Scheduled Caste from Central Gujarat,” Social Action, Vol.39, October-Decemcer’1989.
  • “Visions and Illusions of Dalit Converts in India,” Social Action, Vol. 43, October-December, 1993.
  • “Dominant Caste and Atrocities on Scheduled Castes in Gujarat,” The Downtrodden India, Vol.1, No.1, January-April, 1994.
  • “Dalit Religious Movement and Dalit Identity,” In the Emerging Dalit Identity, W. Fernandes (ed.) Delhi. Indian Social Institute, 1996.
  •   “Christidharma, Dalitwad ane Oobhrati Vastaviktao,” (Gujarati), Nayamarg, 2 (4), February 16, 1997.
  • “Christian Dalits and Religious Personnel in India,” Third Millennium, Vol. III   No. 3.
  • pp. 46-67.
  • “Vision, Illusions and Dilemmas of Datil Christians” in Ghanshyam Shah (Ed.) Dalit Identity and Politics, Delhi: Sage Publications, 2001.
  •  Dalit Christians – Times of India.
  •  “Social Construction of Race” IIC Newsletter. Vol. 52. No. 1. Jan. 2002.
  • “Dalit Christians and Church Personnel in India” in Dalits and Tribals: The Plight and Path Ahead (eds.) Gregory Karoterpmrel and Mark Barco, Rajkot: Deepti Publications, 2009, pp. 155-174.

Culture

  • “Towards an Inculturation in Non-Sanskritic Tradition”, Vidyajyoti, January 1985
  • “Becoming a Marginal Native,” Anthropos, No.85, 1990.
  • “Cultural Eunuchs,” Vidyajyoti, Vol. 55, September 1991.
  • “The Household and Family among Thakors of North Gujarat,” Sociological Bulletin, Vol. 41, Nos. 1 & 2, March-September, 1992.
  • “Regional Culture and Religion,” Vidyajyoti, Vol. 57, No.4, April’1993.
  • “Culture, Ideology, Values and Development – A Note,” Caritas, 1997.
  • “Als Christ in Einem Hindu-Dorf’, Die Catholischen Missionen, No. 2, March-April’1993.
  • “Becoming a Marginal Native” in Third Millennium, VII (2004) 4, pp. 70-76. (Part I).
  • “Becoming a Marginal Native” in Third Millennium VIII (2005) 1. pp. 67-78. (Part II).
  • “The Kolis of Gujarat: A Conspectus” in H.S Verma and Nadeem Hasnain (eds.). Delhi: Serials Publications, 2005, pp. 45-69.
  • “Household and Family among Thakors in a North Gujarat Village”, The Family in India: Structure and practice, Tulsi Patel (ed.), Delhi: Sage Publications, 2005, pp.267- 286.
  • “Thakors of North Gujarat” in DNA.
  • “Cultural Nationalism and Missionary Education in India”, Vidyajyoti, Vol. 73, No. 3, March 2009.

Communalism and Riots

  • “Surat Riots – Images of Violence,” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 27, No.5, 30 January, 1993.
  • “Of Mice, Men and Violence,” Mainstream, Vol. XXXI, No. 14, 13 February’1993.
  • “Communal Violence in Surat,” Social Action, Vol.43, April-June 1993.
  • “Communalism and Christian Response in India,” Vidyajyoti, 59(6), June 1995.
  • “The Minority and its Discontent,” Radiance Views Weekly, 17-23 January 1999.
  • Christmas Sans Joy – Communalism Combat (Issue on India’s Christians). Vol. 8.  No. 4.  December 2000.                
  • “The Spectre of Hindu Nationalism: Religious Persecution, Dialogue and Social Justice in India,” National Jesuit News (USA) In All Things.
  • “Communal Riots and Coping Mechanisms in a Slum in Surat,” in G. Shah (Ed.), Communalism and Communal Violence, Delhi: Sage Publications, 2001.
  • “We Belong to Bharat, not Hindustan” Communalism Combat” Jan-Feb 2002.
  •  “Persecution of Christians in India” Dialog: A Journal of Theology. Vol. 41. No.2, 2002.
  • “Tolerance of Violence in Gujarat” Oyster. Nov.2002.Vol.5.No.2.pp. 6-10
  • “Fascism in India: A Pastoral Response.”  The Third Millennium. V (2002) 4, pp. 74-82.
  • Adivasis, Hindutva and Post-Godhra Violence in Tribal Gujarat” Economic and Political Weekly. Vol. XXXVII, No.48.Nov.30, 2002. pp. 4844-4849.
  • “Adivasis, Hindutva and Post-Godhra Riots in Gujarat” (reprint) in edited volume, Fascism in India, Faces, Fangs and Facts by Chaitanya Krishna, Delhi: Manak Publishers, 2003, pp. 313 -331.
  •  “Fascism and Anti-Conversion Bill in Gujarat” Jivan: News and Views of Jesuits in India: July    2003, Vol. 2, No. 6, PP.23-24.
  • “How Fascism Deceives Us: Anti conversion bill in Gujarat” The New Leader, May 16-31,   2003. pp. 3334.
  • “How Fascism Deceives Us- anti conversion bill in Gujarat” JIVAN, July 2003.
  • “Hindu Nationalism, Fascism in Gujarat and India” Promotio Justiciae. No. 79, 2003/3. pp. 1-4.    
  •  “Communal Riots and Hindu Nationalism in Gujarat and India”, Promotion Iustitiae ,   March    2003, No.79, pp. 1-4.
  • “Globalization, Hindu Nationalism and Adivasis of India” Third Millennium, Vol. VII, No. 2, April- June, 2004, pg. 48-64.
  • “Hindu Nationalism, Fascism, Christians and Civil Society in Gujarat and India” in Witnessing in a Struggling Church, (ed.) Herve Morrisette, Bangalore: Indian Catechetical   Association, pp. 131-154.
  • “Hindus and Muslims after the 2002 Gujarat Riots: ‘Imaging’ as Binary Opposites”, in Hiroshi Ishii et al (eds.) Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia, Vol 2, Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal, Delhi: Manohar, 2007, pp.169-192.
  • “A New-look RSS Coming”, in Indian Currents, Vol. XX, No. 16, p.13, April 14-20, 2008.
  • “Hindutva: Cultural Nationalism as Cultural Intolerance”, in S. M. Michael et al (eds.), Cultural Challenges in Christian Mission in the 21st Century, 2008, pp.60-78.
  • With Amit Mitra, “Globalisation, Hindu Nationalism and Adivasis of India,” in Dalits and Tribals: the Plight and Path Ahead, (eds.) Gregory Karotermprel and Mark Barco. Rajkot: Deepti Publications, 2009, pp. 155-174.
  • “Sangh’s ideology, Modi’s dreams” Indian Currents, 5-11, 12-18 April 2010, P. 58-59.
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