Book Reviews

  • “Education for Excellence,” K. Bala, in Social Action Book Review Supplement, Vol.3, No.5, 1986.
  • “Issues and Advances in Education”, U.S. Chaudhari, in Social Action Book Review Supplement, Vol. 3, No.6, 1986.
  • “Rural Dynamics and Development”, G.N. Reddy, in Social Action Book Review Supplement, Vol. 4, No.4, 1987.
  • “Division and Hierarchy: An Overview of Caste in Gujarat,” A.M. Shah and I.P. Desai, Economic and Political Weekly, 14 July, 1990.
  • “Prisoners of Faith,” Nirmala Srinivasan, Indian Book Chronicle, Vol. Xvii, No. 5, May, 1992.
  • “Minorities on India’s West Coast: History and Society”, Anirudha Gupta (Ed.), Sociological Bulletin, Vol.40, No.1-2, March-September, 1992.
  • “Citizenship and National Identity, T.K. Oommen (Ed.), Indian Anthropologist, Vol.27, No.1, 1997.
  • “Dalits and Christianity: Subaltern, Religion and Theology in India,” Sathianathan Clarke in the Book Review, Vol. 12(12), December, 1998.
  • “Conversion, Continuity and Change – Lived Christianity in Southern Goa”, Rowena Robinson, the Book Review, Vol. 12(12), December, 1998.
  • “Feeding the Baniya: Peasants and Usurers in Western India,” David Hardiman, Contributions to Indian Sociology (N.S), 31, 1, (1998).
  • “The Christian Clergy in India. Vol. I: Social Structure and Social Roles”, T.K. Oommen and Hunter P. Marby, New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2002. 375 pp.  Contributions to Indian Sociology (n.s) 36, 1&2 (2002). pp. 411-413. 
  • “Religious Conversion in India: Modes, Motivations, and Meanings”, Rowena Robinson and Sathianathan Clarke (eds.), New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003, 420 pp, in Contributions to Indian Sociology (n.s.) 38, 3 (2004), pp. 476-479.
  • “Post Hindu India: A Discourse on Dalit-Bahuja, Socio-Spiritual and Scientific Revolution”, Kancha Ilaiah, New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2008, 303 pp., in Sociological Bulletin, Vol. 60, No. 1, January-April 2011, pp.149.