Keerty  Nakray Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Keerty Nakray

Visiting Fellow
Feinstein International Centre, Tufts University

Dr. Keerty Nakray has a wide-range of dynamic research interests which arise from her interdisciplinary training in social sciences. She is an Associate Professor at Jindal Global Law School in Sonepat, Haryana, India and Visiting Fellow at the Feinstein International Centre, Tufts University, Boston. Dr. Nakray holds a PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is currently the Book Reviews Editor of Journal of South Asian Development.


Dr Keerty Nakray has edited book titled “Gender Based Violence and Public Health: International Perspectives on Budgets and Policies” published by Routledge, London. This edited book  encapsulates some of the most recent debates on the theoretical and empirical advances in the understanding of gender based violence as a public health issue in developing economies. She is currently undertaking community based research on gender and health policy and she maintains a keen interest in research ethics and establishing linkages between academic research and policy.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Dr Keerty Nakray's areas of expertise includes gender budgeting, social policy, public health, gender based violence and social exclusion.



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Social Policy and Administration

Child Poverty and Ecological Contexts of Deprivation and Well-being

Published: Jan 11, 2015 by Social Policy and Administration
Authors: Keerty Nakray
Subjects: Sociology & Social Policy

Based on the theoretical approaches of Amartya Sen's capability approach and Townsend's consensual approach to poverty measurement, this article highlights the intrinsic importance of child well-being to society.

Women's Studies International Forum

Rethinking gender and social policies: In the changing contexts of development a

Published: Mar 12, 2014 by Women's Studies International Forum
Authors: Keerty Nakray
Subjects: Sociology & Social Policy

This article provides a comprehensive overview of global debates on gender and social policy in the context of the financial crisis.

Policy and Politics

Gender budgeting and public policy: the challenges to operationalising gender ju

Published: Mar 12, 2013 by Policy and Politics
Authors: Keerty Nakray
Subjects: Sociology & Social Policy

In 2005, a gender budget statement was first presented as a part of India’s financial budget to reflect the exact budgetary expenditures on various gender related programmes. Despite being viewed as a progressive development by the transnational feminist movement it is currently seen as a promise half-fulfilled, primarily due to the failure of the governmental sector to take into account all the gender budget procedures that need to be implemented to achieve gender equality outcomes.