, Mumbai campus
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Delhi)
Prof. Manish K. Jha has B.A in Politics from Hindu College, University of Delhi and M.A. in Social Work from University of Delhi. He has done Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Human Right and Social work from University of Delhi. He served as a faculty in the Department of Social Work, University of Delhi from 1999 to 2003. He has been a faculty at Tata Institute of Social Sciences since 2003. His research interest includes poverty and social justice, migration; and middle classes in Indian cities. He has been a visiting fellow at Department of Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London (20090; School of Social Justice, University College Dublin, Ireland (2011); School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University, UK (2013). Prof. Jha has been a visiting faculty at Gothenburg University, Sweden (2013) and Oldenburg University, Germany (2015).
Poverty, Social Policy and programmes; Human Rights, Human Development and Human Security; Community Organisation, Social Action and Social Movement; Social Justice; Governance; Livelihood Security; Disaster and Development; Migration; Middle classes and the City.
Traversing Bihar: Politics of Social Justice and Development. New Delhi:Orient BlackSwan. 2014.
Human Rights: Agencies and Agenda, Saloni Publications, New Delhi, 2003.
Experience, Aspiration and Struggles: A Study of New Middle Classes in India (Sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research)
Department Research Support under Special Assistance Programme (Sponsored by University Grants Commission)
Good Practices in Overcoming Deprivation in India and UK, thematic collaboration between TISS and University of East London (UKIERI- UK India Education and Research Initiative, Sponsored by British Council)
Cities, Rural Migrants and the Urban Poor – Issues of Violence and Social Justice, Calcutta Research Group (Supported by Ford Foundation)
E-Content Project, Social Work, University Grants Commission
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