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U. Kalpagam



Prof. U. Kalpagam received her Ph.D. in Economics from IIT Kanpur (1978) and a Doctor of Social Science degree in Cultural Anthropology from the Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, New York (1996). She has been on the faculty at IIT, Bombay and the Madras Institute of Development Studies, and has been a visiting faculty at Barnard College, Columbia University. Her research interests includes development studies, women’s studies, anthropology and history. Apart from numerous articles in national and international journals, she has published Labour & Gender: Survival in Urban India (Sage, 1994) and is finishing a book ‘Power/Knowledge in Colonial India’.