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Sarbeswar Sahoo

Associate Professor of Sociology
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Sarbeswar Sahoo is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. During 2011–13, he was Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Weber Center, University of Erfurt, Germany. In early 2017, Sahoo was Charles Wallace Visiting Fellow at the Queen’s University Belfast, UK. Sahoo received his PhD in Sociology from the National University of Singapore and has held visiting positions at Roskilde, Muenster, Groningen, Cardiff, Belfast and Singapore.

Biography

Sarbeswar Sahoo is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. During 2011–13, he was Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies at the University of Erfurt, Germany. In early 2017, Sahoo was Charles Wallace India Trust Visiting Fellow in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at the Queen’s University Belfast, UK. Sahoo received his PhD in Sociology from the National University of Singapore and has held visiting positions at Roskilde University (Denmark), University of Muenster (Germany), University of Groningen (the Netherlands), University of Cardiff (UK), Queen’s University Belfast (UK) and National University of Singapore (Singapore). His research interests include neoliberal globalisation, civil society and democratisation and sociology of religion. Sahoo has published in several national and international journals. His recent book is Civil Society and Democratization in India: Institutions, Ideologies and Interests (London, New York: Routledge, 2013).

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Postcolonial State of India
    Civil Society and Democratization Theory
    Anthropology of Religion (Pentecostal Christianity)
    Globalization and Neo-liberal Reforms

Personal Interests

    Running, Traveling, and Experiencing Culture

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Books

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Articles

Asian Studies Review

Market Liberalism, Marginalised Citizens and Countermovements in India


Published: Jun 29, 2017 by Asian Studies Review
Authors: Sarbeswar Sahoo
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Sociology & Social Policy, Asian Studies

This paper seeks to understand the implications of neo-liberal economic policies for the poor and marginalised populations in Indian society.

Democratization

Civil society and democratization: a counter-case from India


Published: Jun 29, 2017 by Democratization
Authors: Sarbeswar Sahoo
Subjects: Religion, Sociology & Social Policy, Anthropology - Soc Sci, Area Studies, Asian Studies

This article assesses whether civil society promotes democratization, as has been argued implicitly or explicitly in the political discourse, following the publication of Putnam’s Making Democracy Work.

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies

Doing Development or Creating Dependency? NGOs and Civil Society in India


Published: Jun 29, 2017 by South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies
Authors: Sarbeswar Sahoo
Subjects: Anthropology - Soc Sci, Area Studies, Asian Studies

This paper examines the role of non-government organisations (NGOs) and the implications for democratisation in India.