Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
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AB, Mt Holyoke College
MS, Cornell University
PhD, Cornell University
Biography / Academic Interests
Her scholarship revolves around issues of culture, nationalism, gender/sexuality, state formation, and international political economy. She is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled The State of Islam?: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan.
Scholarship / Publications
Child Labor in Pakistan’s Export Industries. Forthcoming in Child Labor World Atlas: a Reference Encyclopedia, edited by Hugh Hindman. Published by M. E. Sharpe.
“Moral Regulation in a Postcolonial Nation-State: Gender and the Politics of Islamization in Pakistan”. Special issue of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, vol.9, issue 2 (July 2007), pp 255 – 275.
“A National Culture for Pakistan: The Political Economy of a Debate”. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies. v. 6, n. 3 (2005), pp. 318-340.
“Engendering Violence: Boundaries, Histories, and the Everyday”, introductory essay for special issue of Cultural Dynamics with S. Banerjee, A. Chatterji, L. Chaudhry, M. Desai and K. Visweswaran. Cultural Dynamics v.16 n 2-3, 2004. pp. 125-139.