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Dr Rajesh K. P.

Assistant Professor , Hyderabad campus

School of Livelihoods and Development
Coordinator - BA in Social Sciences

Ph.D. in Sociology

Rajesh K. P. joined as an assistant professor at the TISS Hyderabad campus in 2017 with a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Hyderabad. He was working with Ambedkar University, Delhi during 2013-14. He studied the themes marginality, development and agency in the context of contemporary social movements. His current research interest explores agency and political subjectivity, civil society and human rights, and political sociology of social movements

Political Sociology of Social Movements, Agency and Political Subjectivity, Civil Society and Human Rights, and Postcolonial Capitalism and Development.

The Anti-Coca-Cola Movement in Plachimada, Kerala, Journal of Developing Societies, 2019, 35 (4): 437 – 457.


Book Review: Jafar, K. 2018. Education, Migration and Development: Kerala Experience. Review of Development and Change, 2019, 24 (2): 285-287.


Social Work Education and Profession: A 'Reflexive' Mapping of the Politics of Knowledge in Social Work Education: Integration of Theory and Practice edited by Mr. Lims Thomas and Baidu Chakkery. Madurai: Shanlax Publications, 2016. 

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Understanding Society

Theories of Social Anthropology and Sociology

Indian Society 

Post-reform Transformations in India


Email: rajesh.p[at]tiss[dot]edu


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