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Dr Mahima Nayar

Assistant Professor , Mumbai campus

Centre for Equity and Justice for Children and Families , School of Social Work - Mumbai Campus

B.A. (Hons) (Delhi University),
M.A. in Social Work (TISS),
M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work (National Institute of Mental Health Neurosciences, Bangalore),

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Articles in edited books

  • 2015 ‘Women with Psychosocial Disabilities: Shifting the Lens from Medical to Social’, In Disability, Gender and Trajectories of Power, Sage Publications (with Prof. Nilika Mehrotra) (ISSN no- 9789351501237)
  • 2013 ‘Women and Psycho-social disabilities among the urban poor’, In Disability, Gender and State Policy: Exploring Margins, Rawat Publications (with Dr. Nilika Mehrotra)

Journal Articles

  • 2015. 'Legitimising Distress through Biomedicine': Voices of Women Living in Low-income neighbourhood in Delhi, Sociological Bulletin, 64 (3): 341-355.
  •  2015 ‘Isliye Dard Hota Hai: Women’s Mental Health Issues in poor households in India’, In Psychology and Developing Societies, 27 (1): 104-124.
  • 2014‘Crime and Mothering in a Resettlement Colony’ in Social Action (ISSN- 0037-7627), July- September 2014, Vol 64 (3):254-267.
  • 2012 ‘Power of the field: Reflections on Field Work Improvisations’, in Urbanities, 2(1).
  • 2012 ‘Disability, Education and Distress’, in Women’s Link 18(2).
  • 2012 ‘Living with violence: Narrative of wives living with persons with alcohol dependence’ in Indian Journal of Social Work, 73(1). (with D. Muralidhar, M.N Vranda and B.N Gangadhar)
  • 2012 ‘Rites of Passage: Methodological Improvisations in the field’ In Eastern Anthropologist, 65(2):157-170.
  • 2012 ‘Identifying Informants or Labeling: Methodological Concerns in the Field’ In Indian Anthropologist, 42 (1): 27-38.

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Email: mahima.nayar[at]tiss[dot]edu