Sukriti Issar

Assistant Professor of Sociology at Sciences Po
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Thèmes de recherche - Research Interests

Sukriti Issar studies how urban policy transforms cities, with a particular focus on low-income housing in Mumbai over the last hundred years. Her research interests are in urban sociology, cities in the developing world, urban governance, comparative policy, and research methods. Her published work can be found in World Politics, Social Service Review, and the Journal of Historical Sociology.

Before Sciences Po, she completed a PhD at Brown University and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oxford.

Latest Publications

Taylor & Francis Online- 2018 (Guest-editor), "Editorial: We have never been urban", City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action, vol. 22, n° 1 (february-march).

- 2016 (with John R. Logan and Zengwan Xu), Trapped in Place? Segmented Resilience to Hurricanes in the Gulf Coast, 1970–2005, Demography [first online 16 august]. Springer Link

- 2016, "Codes of Contention: Building Regulations in Colonial Bombay", Journal of Historical Sociology [early view].

Taylor & Francis Online- 2016, "The paradoxical slum", Book Review of "The durable Slum: Dharavi and the right to stay put in globalizing Mumbai", Liza Weinstein, University of Minnesota Press, City, vol. 20, n° 1, p. 167-170. 

Latest Communications

- 2019, "The political economy of urban regulations: theory, politics, mechanisms", ISA-RC21 "In and Beyond the City: Emerging Ontologies, Persistent Challenges and Hopeful Futures", Delhi (India), September 21.

- 2018, "Segregation in Nineteenth-Century Mumbai", Spatial Structure in the Social Sciences, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA, 7 December. 

- 2016, "Documents, Power and Rule Ambiguity", Methodology Seminar Series, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Thu. 3 March.

- 2016, "Nuts and Bolts: Fieldnotes, Analysis, Writing", Nuffield Qualitative Methods Seminar Series, Hilary 2016 - Term Card, Wed. 2 March. 


- "Housing and Land in the Metropolis", Master Governance of Large Metropolis.
- "Major fields of investigation in sociology (Urban sociology)", Collège universitaire de Sciences Po.

Article updated on 23-09-2019
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