M.A. (Delhi); M.Phil.; Ph.D. (IIT-B)
Abdul SHABAN is Professor at School of Development Studies and Deputy Director [Pro-Vice Chancellor] (Tuljapur Campus), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He is author of Mumbai: Political Economy of Crime and Space (Orient Blackswan, 2010); editor of Lives of Muslims in India: Politics, Exclusion and Violence (Routledge, 2012London); Muslims in Urban India: Development and Exclusion (Concept Publishing, New Delhi, 2013), ‘Mega-Urbanization in the Global South: Fast cities and New Urban Utopias of the Postcolonial State’ (Routledge London, 2016). He has also edited books on spaces of religious minorities in India. Besides, he has published several papers on development and deprivation in India, and production of ethnic spaces in cities. He has authored several reports and research project for the State and Central Governments, for Corporate sectors and UN agencies.
He has been member of many Commissions and Committees, including Post-Sachar Evaluation Committee, Government of India; Mahmoodur Rahman Committee or Chief Minister’s High Powered Committee on Muslims, Government of Maharashtra; and Commission of Inquiry of Socio-Economic and Educational Status of Muslims in Telangana, Government of Telangana.
He has been visiting Professor in various Universities out the country. These include, London School of Economics; University of Paris, Diderot; Erasmus University, The Netherlands; Masaryk University, Czech Republic; Muenster University, Germany.
Private Cities; City and Social Justice; Regional Economic Development; Muslims and Development; Creative Industries; Sociocultural significance of Space and Place
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