- Sukriti Issar (OSC)
Defense for the accredidation to supervise research (HDR) - Présentation des travaux en vue de l'obtention de l'Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches en sociologie, le 19 novembre 2020 à Sciences Po.
The Great Bombay Fire of 1803: Public Vices, Private Benefits.
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.
- 2020, "Conceptualizing the connections of formal and informal housing markets in low- and middle-income countries", Housing studies, 3 November 2020. Paper online on Taylor & Francis
- 2018 (Guest-editor), "Editorial: We have never been urban", City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action, vol. 22, n° 1 (February-March). Paper online on Taylor & Francis
- 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]. Paper available on Springer Link
- 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. Paper online on Taylor & Francis
- 2015, "Codes of Contention: Building Regulations in Colonial Bombay", Journal of Historical Sociology [First Published 11 November 2015] Paper available on Wiley Journals
- 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.
Direction de thèses - PhD Students
Ying Liu (Co-dir.)
- "Housing and Land in the Metropolis", Master Governance of Large Metropolis.
- "Major fields of investigation in sociology (Urban sociology)", Collège universitaire de Sciences Po.