Dr Toor’s scholarship revolves around issues of culture, nationalism, gender/sexuality, state formation, and international political economy. Her book, The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan was published by Pluto Press in 2011. A special issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly on the theme of Solidarity co-edited by Dr Toor was published in November 2014.
PhD, Cornell University
2014. (Co-edited with Shefali Chandra). Solidarity. Special issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly. Fall.2014. ‘The Political Economy of Moral Regulation in Pakistan: Religion, Gender and Class in a Postcolonial Context’. Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia.2013. ‘Imperialist Feminism Redux’. Dialectical Anthropology 36 (3-4).2011. ‘Gender, Sexuality and Islam under the Shadow of Empire’. Feminist and Scholar Online 9(3). 2011. State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan. Pluto Press. 2011. ‘How Not to Talk About Muslim Women: Patriarchy, Islam and the Sexual Regulation of Pakistani Women’. In Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: Original Essays and Interviews. Steven Seidman, et al (eds). 2nd Ed. Routledge. 2010. ‘The Structural Dimensions of Food Insecurity in Pakistan’. Hunger Pains: Pakistan’s Food Insecurity. Michael Kugelman and Robert M. Hathaway, eds. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Washington, D.C.2009. ‘Child Labor in Pakistan’s Export Industries’. The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey, ed. Hugh Hindman. M. E. Sharpe. 2005. 'A National Culture for Pakistan: The Political Economy of a Debate'. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (3).2000. ‘“Indo-Chic”: The Cultural Politics of Consumption in Post-Liberalisation India’. SOAS Literary Review, No. 2.