dr. (Amrita) A. Chhachhi

Associate Professor International Institute of Social Studies Academic Staff Unit
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Erasmus University Rotterdam
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3.03
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chhachhi@iss.nl

Latest academic publication

A. Chhachhi & S. Abeysekera (2014). Forging a New Political Imaginary: Transnational Southasian Feminisms. In R. Baksh & W. Harcourt (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Transnational Feminist Movements (pp. 553-577). New York: Oxford University Press

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      • A. Chhachhi (2014). Introduction: The ‘Labour Question’ in Contemporary Capitalism. Development and Change, 45 (5), 895-919. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dech.12125[go to publisher's site]
      • M. Bhattacharya, A.S. Bedi & A. Chhachhi (2011). Marital Violence and Women's Employment and Property Status: Evidence from North Indian Villages. World Development, 39 (9), 1676-1689. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2011.02.001
      • A. Chhachhi (2011). Reflections: Interview with Nancy Fraser. Development and Change, 42, 297-314.
      • A. Chhachhi (2008). Ensuring Democratic Citizenship: A Gender Perspective on Contending Pathways for Socio-economic Security in South Asia. Indian Journal of Human Development, 2 (1), 40-87.
      • A. Chhachhi (2007). Gender, Poverty, Livelihoods and Social Protection: Genealogy of a theme in Women, Gender, Development. Development ISSues, 9 (1), 2.
      • A. Chhachhi & L.A. Herrera (2007). Empire, Geopolitics and Development. Development and Change, 38 (6), 1021-1040.
      • A. Chhachhi (2006). Postscript: Tensions and Absences in the Debate on Global Justice. Development and Change, 37 (6), 1329-1334.
      • A. Chhachhi (2006). Reflections: Interview Kumari Jayawardena. Development and Change, 37 (6), 1335-1346.
      • A. Chhachhi (1999). Gender, Flexibility, Skill and Industrial Restructuring: The Electronics Industry in India. Gender, Technology and Development, 3 (3), 329-360.
      • A. Chhachhi (1998). Labour Market Flexibility and Women Workers in the Electronics Industry. Labour File, 4, 11-22.
      • A. Chhachhi (1998). Who is Responsible for Maternity Benefit: State, Capital or Husband? Bombay Assembly Debates on Maternity Benefit Bill, 1929. Economic and Political Weekly, 21-29.
      • N. Shah, S. Gothoskar, N. Gandhi & A. Chhachhi (1994). Structural Adjustment, Feminisation of Labour Force and Organisational Strategies. Economic and Political Weekly, 39-48.
      • A. Chhachhi (1990). Women's Studies in India: Deconstructing Patriarchy, Reconstructing Theory. South Asia Newsletter, 23-5.
      • A. Chhachhi (1989). The State, Religious Fundamentalism and Women in South Asia. Economic and Political Weekly, 567-78.
      • A. Chhachhi (1986). Women, Men and the International Division of Labour. Third World Quarterly, 7, 366-369.
      • A. Chhachhi (1982). New Phase in Textile Unionism. Economic and Political Weekly.
      • A. Chhachhi & P. R. (1982). Movement Towards Workers Democracy -Solidarity in Poland. Economic and Political Weekly, 26, 27, 28.
      • A. Chhachhi (1982). ¿Sewing it up - Coats Patons, Multinational Practices". Review in Labour, Capital and Society, 15 (2).
      • A. Chhachhi (1981). "Over their dead bodies: dowry deaths in India". New Internationalist.
      • A. Chhachhi (2011). ¿The Case for universalizing Socio-Economic Security in South Asia¿. Kathmandu, Nepal: Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research and South Asian Alliance for Poverty Eradiation
      • S. Abeysekera & A. Chhachhi (2009). A Feminist Vision of a People¿s Union of South Asia (Available at http://sangatsouthasia.org/resources). New Delhi: SANGAT
      • A. Chhachhi (2009). Gender and Labour in Contemporary India: Eroding Citizenship. London: Routledge
      • T. Truong, S.E. Wieringa & A. Chhachhi (2006). Engendering Human Security: Feminist Perspectives. London and New Delhi: Zed Press and Women Unlimited
      • A. Chhachhi & R.I. Pittin (1996). Confronting State, Capital and Patriarchy: Women Organising in the Process of Industrialization. London: MacMillan, St. Martin's Press
      • A. Chhachhi & S. Abeysekera (2014). Forging a New Political Imaginary: Transnational Southasian Feminisms. In R. Baksh & W. Harcourt (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Transnational Feminist Movements (pp. 553-577). New York: Oxford University Press
      • A. Chhachhi (2014). Religious fundamentalism and secular governance. In G. Sen & M. Durano (Eds.), The remaking of social contracts : feminists in a fierce new world (DAWN - Development alternatives with women for a new era) (pp. 259-273). London: Zed Press
      • A. Chhachhi (2012). Democratic citizenship or market based entitlements? A feminist perspective on social protection in South Asia. In N. Katjasungkana & S.E. Wieringa (Eds.), The future of Asian feminisms: confronting fundamentalisms, conflicts and neo-liberalism (pp. 118-154). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
      • A. Chhachhi (2012). Women workers, liberalization and social citizenship in India. In R. Ray (Ed.), Handbook of gender (pp. 304-333). Oxford University Press India
      • A. Chhachhi & T. Truong (2010). Gender, poverty, and social justice. In R.A. Denemark (Ed.), The international studies encyclopedia. Feminist theory and gender studies (pp. 2732-2751). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell
      • A. Chhachhi & A. Karamat (2010). South Asian labour initiatives for peace, development and democracy. In S. Kothari & Z. Mian (Eds.), Bridging partition : people's initiatives for peace between India and Pakistan (pp. 237-248). New Delhi: Orient Blackswan
      • A. Chhachhi (2006). Eroding Citizenship: Gender, Labour and Liberalisation in India. In Engendering Human Security: Feminist Perspectives (pp. 212-233). London and New Delhi: Zed Press and Women Unlimited
      • T. Truong, S.E. Wieringa & A. Chhachhi (2006). Introduction: Gender Questions in the Human Security Framework. In Engendering Human Security: Feminist Perspectives (pp. ix-xxx). London and New Delhi: Zed Press and Women Unlimited
      • A. Chhachhi (2005). 'Forced identities: The State, Communalism, Fundamentalism and Women in India'. In M. Khullar (Ed.), Writing the Women's Movement: A Reader (pp. 218-242). New Delhi: Zubaan
      • A. Chhachhi (2004). Women, Gender and Identity Politics: South Asia. In J. Suad (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (pp. 99-102). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers
      • A. Chhachhi (1999). Structural Adjustment, Feminisation of the Labour Force and Organisational Strategies. in N. Menon, ed. Gender and Politics in India. In New York: Oxford University Press
      • N. Shah, S. Gothoskar, N. Gandhi & A. Chhachhi (1999). Structural Adjustment, Feminization of Labour Force and Organisational Strategies. In (pp. 145-177) London: Oxford University Press
      • A. Chhachhi & R.I. Pittin (1999). Multiple Identities, Multiple Strategies: Confronting State, Capital and Patriarchy. In (pp. 64-82) London: MacMillan
      • A. Chhachhi & R.I. Pittin (1996). Multiple Identities, Multiple Strategies. In (pp. 93-130) London: MacMillan, St. Martin's Press
      • A. Chhachhi & R.I. Pittin (1996). Introduction. In (pp. 1-33) London: MacMillan, St. Martin's Press
      • A. Chhachhi (1995). Asia: Three Highly Differentiated Trajectories. in Thomas, H. ed. Globalization and Third World Trade Unions. In London: Zed Books
      • A. Chhachhi (1994). Identity Politics. In (pp. 1-16) New Delhi: ISSIS International, Kali for Women & South Asian
      • A. Chhachhi (1994). Identity Politics, Secularism and Women: A South Asian Perspective. In (pp. 74-95) New Delhi: Kali for Women
      • A. Chhachhi (1993). Identity Politics, Secularism and Women: A South Asian Perspective. In (pp. 52-70) New Delhi: Kali for Women
      • A. Chhachhi (1991). The State, Religious Fundamentalism and Women in South Asia. In (pp. 16-51) London: MacMillan
      • A. Chhachhi (1991). Forced Identities: The State, Communalism, Fundamentalism and Women in India. In London: MacMillan
      • A. Chhachhi (1988). Concepts in Feminist Theory: Consensus and Controversy. In (pp. 76-97) West Indies: University of the West Indies
      • A. Chhachhi (1987). The State, Religious Fundamentalism and Violence against Women - Trends in South Asia. In
      • A. Chhachhi, C. W. & E. C. (1983). The case of India. In
      • A. Chhachhi & H.V.B. Nicholas (Eds.). (2006) Development and Change, 37(6).
      • A. Chhachhi (Ed.). (2014) Development and Change, 45(5).
      • A. Chhachhi (2009). Democratic Citizenship or Market- based Entitlements? A gender perspective on social protection in South Asia. (Preprints, ISS/EUR Working Paper, no 485). The Hague: Institute of Social Studies
      • T. Truong & A. Chhachhi (2009). Gender, poverty and social justice. (Preprints, ISS Working Paper Series, no 482). The Hague: Institute of Social Studies
      • A. Chhachhi, E.A.R. Ramaswamy & P. Daniel (2007). India Country Study, Evaluation Trade Union Co-Financing Programme (TUCP) (India, Pakistan, Zuid Afrika), IOB (Evaluation report submitted to ISS/ Berenschot/IOB The Hague on January 2007). The Hague: ISS
      • A. Chhachhi & A. Ali Othman (2007). Assessment of Gender Content and Quality Monitoring and Training Mission, WRTC, Aden University, Yemen (Evaluation report submitted to Wageningen University (WU)/ MsM / ISS, Nuffic/NPT project Women Research and Training Center, Aden University, Yemen). The Hague: ISS
      • A. Chhachhi (2004). Final Report: Assistance In Development Of Capacity For Gender Training And Research Of Gender Issues At The University Of Namibia, UNAM, Windhoek: Namibia. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1999). Gender, Flexibility, Skill and Industrial Restructuring: The Electronics Industry in India. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 296). The Hague: ISS
      • A. Chhachhi (1998). Women Workers and Organisational Strategies in India. :
      • A. Chhachhi, N. Gandhi, S. Gothoskar & N. Shah (1998). Policies and Strategies for Working Women in the Context of Industrial Restructuring. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1998). Globalisation, Industrial Restructuring and Working Women in India: a Report. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1998). Contesting Skill and Docility: Women Workers in the Electronics industry in India, Panel on Changing Industrial Labour relations in Asia. (Extern rapport). Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands: International Convention of Asian Scholars
      • A. Chhachhi (1998). Gender, Flexibility, Skill and Industrial Restructuring in the Electronics Industry in India. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1998). Contesting Skill and Docility: Women Workers in the Electronics Industry in India. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1998). Gender, Flexibility, Skill and Industrial Restructuring in the Electronics Industry in India. :
      • A. Chhachhi, S. Gothoskar, N. Shah & N. Gandhi (1997). Mediating the Macro and the Micro: Industrial Restructuring and Working Women's Lives. New Delhi: Jamia Hamdard University
      • A. Chhachhi (1997). The Experience of Job Loss in the Electronics Industry. Amsterdam: Centre for Asian Studies
      • A. Chhachhi (1997). Dormant Volcanoes or Fresh Green Vegetables? Women Workers in The Electronics Industry in Delhi. New Delhi: Jamia Hamdard University
      • A. Chhachhi (1997). Globalisation, Industrial Restructuring and Women Workers in India. The Hague: ISS
      • S. Gothoskar, N. Gandhi, N. Shah & A. Chhachhi (1997). Towards a Sustainable Future for Working Women: Policy and Strategic Perspectives in the era of Globalisation. New Delhi: Jamia Hamdard University
      • A. Chhachhi (1997). Who is Responsible for Maternity Benefit: The State, Capital or Husband? Bombay Legislative Assembly Debates on the Maternity Benefit Bill, 1929. :
      • A. Chhachhi, N. Gandhi, S. Gothoskar & N. Shah (1996). Revisiting Casualisation, Flexibility and Feminization: Implications for Women Worker's Lives. New Delhi: Indian Journal of Labour Economics
      • A. Chhachhi & R. Hensman (1996). Case Studies of Women Workers Organisations in India: Project Report. The Hague: ISS
      • A. Chhachhi & R.I. Pittin (1995). Multiple Identities, Multiple Strategies: Confronting State, Capital and Patriarchy. The Hague: ISS
      • A. Chhachhi (1995). ¿Globalization, feminization and flexibility: women workers in India¿ Plenary Panel on ¿The State and Gender in India¿, National Conference, Indian Association of Women¿s Studies, Jaipur. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1992). The State as Protector: The Construction of Working Class Women in Legal Discourse. :
      • M. Hendriks, H. Thomas, A. Chhachhi & E.A.R. Ramaswamy (1992). Asia - A Labour Perspective. The Hague: ISS
      • A. Chhachhi & R.I. Pittin (1991). Final Report: International Workshop on Women Organising in the Process of Industrialisation, Document submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. :
      • A. Chhachhi & R.I. Pittin (1991). Multiple Identities, Multiple Strategies: Confronting State, Capital and Patriarchy. The Hague: ISS
      • A. Chhachhi (1990). Forced Identities: The State, Communalism, Fundamentalism and Women in India. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1990). ¿Communalism and Women in South Asia¿, Interuniverseitiet Zuid Azie Cursus, University of Amsterdam. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1989). Women, Development Policy and the Management of Change: A Critique of the Social Sciences. West Indies: University of West Indies
      • A. Chhachhi (1988). The State, Religious Fundamentalism and Women: Trends in South Asia. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1987). ¿Women, Culture and Development¿, Culture and Development, Workgroup Ontwikkelingensvraagstukken, IDI, Universitiet van Amsterdam. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1987). Concepts in Feminist Theory - Consensus and Controversy. West Indies: University of West Indies
      • A. Chhachhi (1985). ¿Hinduism and Development¿, Symposium on Religion and Development, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1985). ¿State Strategies, Religious Fundamentalisms and Violence against Women: Trends in South Asia¿, Public Lecture Series ¿Beyond the Decade: Women¿s Studies and Women¿s Movement: International Perspectives¿,. The Hague: ISS
      • A. Chhachhi (1984). ¿Women and Labour in India¿, Meeting on South Asia, Advisory Committee, Algemeen Diakonal Bureau, Amersfoort. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1983). ¿Western and Third World feminism¿, Forum Discussion Feminism: here and in the Third World¿, Third World Centre, Katholieke Universitiet, Nijmegen, Netherlands. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1983). ¿Women and Development¿ Forum Discussion on Vrouwen in Ontwikkelingslanden in Het Ontwikkelingsbeleid, Bond van ontwikkelingswerkers, Wageningen. :
      • A. Chhachhi (1983). ¿Women¿s movement in India¿, Forum Discussion, Landelijke India Werkgroup, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. :
      • N. Chowdhury & A. Chhachhi (2012). From humble beginnings to a vibrant centre of teaching and research: institutionalising the Department of Women's Studies of the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Extern rapport). The Hague: International Institute of Social Studies
      • A.S. Bedi, A. Chhachhi & M. Bhattacharyya (2010). Marital Violence and Women's Employment and Property Status: Evidence from North Indian Villages. (Extern rapport, IZA Discussion Paper series, no 4361). Bonn: IZA Institute for the Study of Labor
      • A. Chhachhi. Eroding Citizenship: Gender and Labour in Contemporary India. Amsterdam (318 pag.) (Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam) Prom./coprom.: Prof.Dr. J.C. Breman & G. Lycklama Nijholt.
      • A. Chhachhi (2010). Religious Fundamentalisms and Secular Governance (Available as Podcast at http://www.dawnnet.org/advocacy-cso.php?id=69). DAWN Development Debates, “Reimaging Feminist Politics and Strategies in the Global South": Mauritius (2010, januari 18 - 2010, januari 20).
      • A. Chhachhi (2010). Gender and Social Protection. Southeast Asia Conference on Social Protection and the Universalization of Socio-Economic Security: Torre Venezia, Quezon City, Philippines (2010, april 6 - 2010, april 7).
      • A. Chhachhi & K. Sangari (2009). Troubling Questions: Feminist perspectives on the State in South Asia. Paper presented at Conference on Women and the state in the neo-liberal era: reconfiguring justice, rights and identities in South Asia: Dhulikhel, Nepal (2009, juni 1).
      • A. Chhachhi (2009). The Case for Universalizing Social Protection in South Asia. Paper presented at First International Workshop on Social Security in a Comparative Perspective: Amsterdam (2009, november 2 - 2009, november 4).
      • A. Chhachhi, M. Bhattacharya & A.S. Bedi (2009). Marital Violence and Women's Employment and Property Status: Evidence from North Indian Villages (IZA Discussion Paper series 4361) Also available at Social Science Research Network http://ssrn.com/abstract=1447382.
      • A. Chhachhi (2009). Future perspectives for the Clean Clothes Campaign in the neo-liberal era. Public Address at 20th Anniversary Clean Clothes Campaign.
      • A. Chhachhi (2008). Speaker at Public Debate on “How can universally accepted principles such as human rights, freedom and pluralism develop in strongly fragmented and polarised societies and within other, non-Western cultures?". HIVOS 40 years: The Power of Diversity: Amsterdam (2008, juni 19).
      • L.A. Herrera & A. Chhachhi (2007). Development and Change FORUM 2007 (Volume 38 No. 6).
      • A. Chhachhi (2007). A Gendered Perspective on Poverty: Epistemological, Conceptual and Policy Issues (Public address on 8 March 2007).
      • A. Chhachhi (2007). Gendered Perspective on Poverty: Epistemological, Conceptual and Policy Issues (Public address delivered in Dhaka University, Bangladesh on 8 March 2007).
      • A. Chhachhi (2005). Contemporary Perspectives on Women's Studies and Gender and Development Studies Internationally. Women and Gender Studies: Regional Conference on Curriculum Development: Dhaka (2005, juli 6 - 2005, juli 8).
      • A. Chhachhi (2005). A Southern perspective on Women's Studies and Development: Epistemologies, Paradigms and Methodologies. Public Address at Aden University, Yemen.
      • A. Chhachhi, I. Mogotsi & V. Walu (2003). Specialized Diploma in Gender and Development Studies at the University of Namibia ( Curriculum for Diploma on Gender and Development Studies , University of Namibia, Namibia).
      • A. Chhachhi (1994). ¿Of Blood and Race: The debates around the Special Marriage Act¿, Conference on ¿Changing Conceptions of Rights and Justice in South Asia¿, Center of South Asian Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, London and Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi,.
      • A. Chhachhi (1988). ¿Violence against women in South Asia¿, Interuniversiteit Zuid Azie Cursus, Rijkuniversitiet te Leiden.
      • A. Chhachhi (1986). ¿Consensus and Controversy: Concepts in Feminist Theory¿, Inaugural Conference, Gender in Caribbean Development, University of West Indies, Trinidad.
      • A. Chhachhi (1986). ¿Personal Laws and the Uniform Civil Code¿, Workshop on Women and Law, JAGORI, New Delhi.
      • A. Chhachhi (1985). ¿Women¿s movement in India¿, Vrouw en Beleid, Vakgroep Culturele Anthropologie/Sociologie der Niet Westerse Sammenlevingen, Vrije University.
      • A. Chhachhi (1985). ¿Religious Fundamentalism and women in India¿, Staff Seminar, Culturele Anthropologie/Sociologie der Niet Westerse Volken, Vrije Universitie.
      • A. Chhachhi (1984). ¿The Indian Women¿s movement¿, Seminar on ¿Women in the ¿Third World¿: Struggling against dependence and fighting for humane development¿, Katholische Akademie der Erdiozese Frieburg, Germany.
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    Erasmus University Rotterdam
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    International Institute of Social Studies
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    Critical Social Policy

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    Feminist Theories and Strategies for Dev
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    Structure and Social Action: C, M and P
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    Contemporary Perspectives on Social Just

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    Contemporary Perspectives on Social Just
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    Critical Social Policy

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    Critical Social Policy
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    2016
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    Global Poverty, Local Solutions

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    Global Poverty, Local Solutions
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    2016
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    Poverty, Gender and Social Protection

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    Poverty, Gender and Social Protection
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