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  1. Ananta Kumar Giri (ed.), New Horizons of Human Development, Studera Press, Delhi, 2015.

  2. L. Venkatachalam (with S. Janakarajan and R. Maria Saleth), Indian Economy in Transition: Emerging Issues and Challenges-Essays in Honour of C T Kurien, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2015.

  3. A.R.Venkatachalapathy (ed.), Chendrupona Natkal (The Memoirs of S.G. Ramanujalu Naidu), Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, 2015.

  4. Ajit Menon (co-editor), Democratizing Forest Governance in India, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2014.

  5. S. Janakarajan (co-editor), Water Resources Policies in South Asia: Analyzing Regional and Country Experiences, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2014.

  6. A.R. Venkatachalapathy (co-editor), Beyond Tranquebar: Grappling across Cultural Borders in South India, Orient Black Swan, Delhi, 2014.

  7. A.R. Venkatachalapathy (ed.), Bharatiyin Suyasarithaikal: Kanavu, Chinna Sankaran Kathai (The Autobiographies of Subramania Bharati), Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, 2014.

  8. Ananta Kumar Giri (ed.), A New Morning with Chitta Ranjan: Adventures in Co-Realizations and World Transformations, Siksasandhan, Bhubaneswar, 2013.

  9. Ananta Kumar Giri (ed.), Philosophy and Anthropology: Border Crossing and Transformations, Anthem Press, London, 2013.

  10. G.S. Ganesh Prasad, Gender Initiatives - Exploring New Dimensions, Administrative Training Institute, Mysore, 2013.

  11. G.S. Ganesh Prasad, Implementation of Rural Development Programmes in Karnataka, Abdul Nazir Sab State Institute of Rural Development, Government of Karnataka, Mysore, 2013.

  12. G.S. Ganesh Prasad, Activity Mapping for PRIs- The Karnataka Experience, Abdul Nazir Sab State Institute of Rural Development, Government of Karnataka, Mysore, 2013.

  13. G.S. Ganesh Prasad, Evaluation of Karnataka Guarantee of Services to Citizens Act, Administrative Training, Institute on behalf of Department of Personnel and Administrative, Reforms, Mysore, 2013.

  14. Karen Coelho (co-edited with Lalitha Kamath and M. Vijayabaskar), Participolis: Consent and Contention in Neoliberal Urban India, Routledge, New Delhi, 2013.

  15. C. Lakshmanan (co-editor), Saathi Intru (Caste Today) in Tamil, Intellectual Circle for Dalit Actions (ICDA), Tami Nadu and Pondicherry, 2013.

  16. S. Subramanian, Economic Offences: A Compendium of Crimes in Prose and Verse, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2013.

  17. D. Jayaraj, Poverty, Inequality, and Population: Essays in Development and Applied Measurement, Second Edition (Slightly enlarged version), Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2012.

  18. S. Subramanian, The Poverty Line (Oxford in India Short Introductions Series), Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2012.

  19. A.R. Venkatachalapathy (trans.) Singai Ma.Elangkannan, Flowers at Dawn, Epigram Books, Singapore, 2012.

  20. M. Vijayabaskar (co-ed.), Participolis: Consent and Contention in Neoliberal Urban India, Routledge, New Delhi, 2012.

  21. Ananta K. Giri, Knowledge and Human Liberation, Anthem, London, 2012.

  22. Ananta K. Giri (ed.), Adventures in Education: Vistas and Variations by Chitta Ranjan Das, Daanish Books, Delhi, 2012.

  23. Ananta K. Giri (ed.), A New Morning with Chitta Ranjan: Adventures in Co-Realizations and World Transformations, Sikhasandhan, Bhubaneswar, 2012.

  24. G. S. Ganesh Prasad (ed.), Action Research Volume, Administrative Training Institute, Mysore, 2012.

  25. A. R. Venkatachalapathy, The Province of the Book: Scholars, Scribes, and Scribblers in Colonial Tamilnadu, Permanent Black, Ranikhet, 2012.

  26. A. R. Venkatachalapathy (ed.), Red Lilies and Frightened Birds: 'Muttollayriam', Penguin, New Delhi, 2011.

  27. M. Vijayabaskar (ed.), Industrial Dynamics in China and India: Firms, Clusters, and Different Growth Paths, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2011.

  28. R. Maria Saleth (ed.), From Individual to Community: Issues in Development Studies, Sage Publications, Chennai, 2011.

  29. D. Jayaraj and S. Subramanian, Poverty, Inequality, and Population: Essays in Development  and Applied Measurement, Oxford University Press, 2010.

  30. K. Sivasubramaniyan, Neer Melanmai, MIDS & SIMRES Publications, Chennai, 2010.

  31. Ananta K. Giri, Mochi o Darshanika (The Cobbler and the Philosopher), Parthika Prakashana, Bhubaneswar, 2009.

  32. R Maria Saleth (ed.), Promoting Irrigation Demand Management in India: Potentials, Problems, and Prospects, International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2009.

  33. Ananta K. Giri, Self-Development and Social Transformations: The Vision and Practice of the Self-Study Mobilization of Swadhaya. Jaipur & Lanham, MD, Rawat and Lexington Books, 2008.

  34. S. Neelakantan, Oru Nagaramum Oru Gramamum: Kongup paguthiyil samuga mattrangal, MIDS & Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Chennai, 2008.

  35. A R Venkatachalapathy, Varalarum Karuthiyalum (Tamil translation of) Romila Thapar, Past & Prejudice, National Book Trust of India, New Delhi, 2008.

  36. A R Venkatachalapathy, Bharati Karuvoolam: 'Hindu' Nalithalil Bharathiyin Eluthukkal (uncollected writings of Subramania Bharati in the Hindu), Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, 2008.

  37. M. Vijayabaskar, ICTs and Indian Social Change: Diffusion, Poverty, Governance (ed.), Sage, New Delhi, 2008.

  38. Ananta K. Giri, Kristen Kold: A Revolutionary in Education and Pioneer of the Danish Folk High School Movement. (Translated the book from Oriya originally written by Chitta Ranjan Das), Shipra, Delhi, 2007.

  39. Ananta K. Giri, The Modern Prince and the Modern Sage: Transforming Power and Freedom (editor), Sage, New Delhi, 2007.

  40. Ananta K. Giri, Hrudyara Sehi Akhi Duit [Thos Two Eyes of the Heart], Parthika Prakashani, Bhubaneswar, 2007.

  41. G. S. Ganesh Prasad, Transformation, Transition or Stagnation?: Understanding Change in a Globalizing Economy (ed.), MIDS, Chennai, 2007.

  42. S. Janakarajan, Peri-urban Water Conflicts: Supporting Dialogue and Negotiation (Jointly edited with Butterworth, J., Ducrot, R., Faysee), International Water and Sanitation Centre, Delft, The Netherlands, 2007.

  43. P. Radhakrishnan, Religion, Caste and State, Rawat, Jaipur, 2007.

  44. Thomas R. Trautmann, Dravida Chandru: Ellisum Dravida Mozhigalum, MIDS & Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Chennai, 2007.

  45. Ananta K. Giri, New Horizons of Social Theory: Conversations, Transformations and Beyond [Indian Edition of Conversations and Transformations, Lexington Books, 2002], Rawat Publications, Jaipur, 2006.

  46. A. R. Venkatachalapathy, A. K. Chettiar, In the Tracks of the Mahatma: The Making of a Documentary (ed.), Orient Longman, Hyderabad, 2006.

  47. A. R. Venkatachalapathy, Pudumaippithan Mozhipeyarppukal, (ed.), (Volume 3 of the chronological, variorum edition of complete works of Pudumaippithan (1906-1948), Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, 2006.

  48. A. R. Venkatachalapathy, In Those Days There was No Coffee: Writings in Cultural History, (New Perspectives on Indian Pasts, Series Editor: Saurabh Dube), Yoda Press, New Delhi, 2006.

  49. A. R. Venkatachalapathy (ed.), Chennai, Not Madras: Perspectives on the City, Marg Publications, Mumbai, 2006.

  50. Padmini Swaminathan, Trapped into Living: Women's Work Environment and Their Perceptions of Health, CEHAT, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 2005.

  51. P Radhakrishnan, The Perfidies of Power: India in the New Millennium, TR Publications, Chennai, 2005.

  52. S. Subramanian, Rights, Deprivation, and Disparity: Essays in Concepts and Measurement, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2006.

  53. M. Vijayabaskar (Co-ed), ICTs and Indian Economic Development: Economy, Work, Regulation, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2005.

  54. Ananta K. Giri (ed.), Creative Social Research: Rethinking Theories and Methods (ed.), Lexington Books, USA 2004 and Sage, New Delhi 2005.

  55. Ananta K. Giri, Reflections and Mobilizations: Dialogues with Movements and Voluntary Organizations, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2004.

  56. Ananta K. Giri (Co-ed.), The Development of Religion, The Religion of Development, Eburon Publishers, Netherlands, 2004.

  57. Ananta K. Giri, Bagalara Tila Chihna (The Dot on the Left Cheek) (In Oriya), Parthika Prakashani, Bhubaneswar, 2004.

  58. Ananta K. Giri, Sastra O Saskrunti (The Creator The Text and Culture) (In Oryia), Parthika Prakashani, Bhubaneswar, 2004.

  59. S. Janakarajan (ed. with Barbara Harriss-White) Rural India Facing the 21st Century: Essays on Long-term Village Change and Recent Development Policy, Anthem / Stylus, London, 2004.

  60. K. Nagaraj, Contractual Arrangements in the Plantations of Tamil Nadu, V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, New Delhi, 2004.

  61. S. Subramanian, Social Groups and Economic Poverty: A Problem in Measurement, UNU-WIDER Research Paper No. 2004, Helsinki, 2004.

  62. A. R. Venkatachalapathy (ed.), Bharatiyin 'Vijaya' Katturaigal, Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, 2004.

  63. A. R. Venkatachalapathy, Mucchanthi Ilakkiyam, Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, 2004.

  64. A. R. Venkatachalapathy, Mullai: Oar Arimugam, Mullai Pathippagam, Chennai 2004.

  65. Ananta K. Giri, (Co-editor) with Philip Quarles van Ufford, A Moral Critique of Development: In Search of Global Responsibilities, London: Routledge, 2003.

  66. Ananta K. Giri, Kritik Moral Pemanuganan (a translation of my co-edited book A Moral Critique of Development in Bhasa Indonesian), Panerbit Kanesius, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2003.

  67. S. Janakarajan, The Fluid Mosaic: Water Governance in the Context of Variability, Uncertainty and Change (jointly with Marcus Moench, Ajaya Dixit, M.S. Rathore and Srinivas, M) NWCF, Nepal and ISET, Boulder, USA, March 2003.

  68. S. Janakarajan (ed.), Avaka Nilaiyil Thamizhaga Aarugal (Aayvum Vivadhamum), MIDS & Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Chennai, 2003.

  69. S. Janakarajan (edited jointly with Patrice Cohen), Water Management in Rural South India and Sri Lanka: Emerging Themes and Critical Issues, French Institute of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, 2003.

  70. M. Thangaraj (ed.) Land Reforms in India - Tamil Nadu: An Unfinished Task, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2003.

  71. A. R. Venkatachalapathy (Trans.), Sundara Ramaswamy, J.J.: Some Jottings, Katha, New Delhi, 2003.

  72. Ananta K. Giri, Building in the Margins of Shacks: The Vision and Projects of Habitat for Humanity, New Delhi: Orient Longman, 2002.

  73. Ananta K. Giri, Conversations and Transformations: Towards a New Ethics of Self and Society, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books and Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.

  74. Kripa Ananthpur, Women's Access and Rights to Land in Karnataka State (Joint Author) A Report, Rural Development Institute, Reports on Foreign Aid & Development #114, Seattle, USA, 2002.

  75. Nirmal Sengupta, Salinity Prevention By Rainwater Harvesting in Kanchan Chopra et. al. (ed.), Concept Publishers, New Delhi.

  76. A. R. Venkatachalapathy, Novelum Vasippum: Oru Varalattru Parvai, Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, 2002.

  77. A. R. Venkatachalapathy (ed.) Pudumaippithan Katturaigal, Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, 2002.

  78. A.R. Venkatachalapathy (ed.) Pudumaippithan Kathaigal (third revised edition), Kalachuvadu Pathippagam, Nagercoil, September 2002.

  79. Radhakrishnan P., 'INDIA, The Perfidies of Power: A Social Critique', Vedam Books, Delhi, 2002.

  80. Ananta K. Giri, 'Rethinking Social Transformation: Criticism and Creativity at the Turn of the Millennium', Rawat Publications, Jaipur, 2002.

  81. Ananta K. Giri, 'Conservations and Transformations: Towards a New Ethics of Self and Society', Lexington Books and Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD, USA, 2002.

  82. Subramanian S. (ed.), 'Measurement of Inequality and Poverty', OUP (Paperback), New Delhi, 2002.

  83. V. K. Natraj (Joint editor), 'Theory in Practice', Geetha Book House, Mysore, 2001.

  84. Nirmal Sengupta (Co-author), 'Large Dams: India's Experience' (Report for The World Commission on DAMS), World Commission on Dams, Cape Town, (in CD), 2001.

  85. Nirmal Sengupta, A New Institutional Theory of Production: An Application, Sage Publications, 2001.

  86. S. Subramanian (ed.), India's Development Experience, Oxford University, New Delhi, 2001.

  87. A. Vadiyanathan (ed.), Tanks of South India, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, 2001.

  88. A. Vaidyanathan (ed.), Elementary Education in Rual India, A Grassroots view, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2001.

  89. P. Radhakrishnan and R. Akila, Education for All, The Registrar, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, 2000.

  90. Janaki Nair, Women and Law in Colonial India: A Social History, Kali for Women, New Delhi, 2nd edition, 2000.

  91. A Vaidyanathan, Irrigation Management in India: Role of Institutions, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1999.

  92. M Thangaraj, Thamizh Nattil Nilanum Sathiyum (Land and Caste in Tamil Nadu), Legal Resources for Social Action, Chengalpattu, 1998.

  93. M Thangaraj, Thamizhagathil Sathikkalavarangal (Caste Clashes in Tamil Nadu), Legal Resources for Social Action, Chengalpattu, 1998.

  94. S Subramanian, Ill‑fare in India: Essays in Honour of S.Guhan (co‑edited with Barbara Harriss‑White), Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1999.

  95. Janaki Nair, A Question of Silence? The Sexual Economies of Modern India/edited by Mary E. John and Janaki Nair. Kali for Women, New Delhi, 1998.

  96. Manabi Majumdar and S Subramanian, Working Paper: Capability Failure and Group Disparities: Measurement and Application, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Massachusetts, 1998.

  97. Ananta K Giri, Comments on Global Transformations: Postmodernity and Beyond (Jaipur and Delhi): Rawat Publications, 1998).

  98. Ananta K Giri, Values, Ethics and Business: Challenges for Educationa and Management, Rawat Publication, Jaipur, 1998.

  99. S. Subramanian (ed.), Measurement of Inequality and Poverty, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1997 (Revised as an Oxford India paper back 2001).

  100. C.T.Kurien, Rethinking Economics: Relfections based on a study of the Indian economy, Sage Publications, New delhi, 1996.

  101. Janaki Nair Miners and Millhands: Work, Culture and Politics in Princely Mysore.

  102. S Guhan, The World Bank's lending in South Asia, the Brookings Institution, Washington DC, 1995.

  103. A Vaidyanathan, The Indian economy: Crisis, response and Prospects, Orient Longman, New Delhi, 1995.

  104. U Kalpagam, Labour and gender : Survival in urban India, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1994.

  105. C T Kurien, Global capitalism and the Indian economy, Orient Longman, New Delhi, 1994.

  106. A Vaidyanathan, Agrarian reform and agricultural development, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1994.

  107. A Vaidyanathan, Performance of Indian agriculture since Independence, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1994.

  108. S Guhan, The Cauvery river dispute: Towards conciliation, Frontline, Madras, 1993.

  109. Nirmal Sengupta, User-friendly irrigation designs, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1993.

  110. M.A.Chitale, Secretary General of ICID in The Book Review, August 1993, p. 9.

  111. Padmini Swaminathan, Bridging the technology gap: How dynamic and far sighted is the Indian corporate sector, RBI, Bombay, 1993.

  112. S Guhan (ed. with Barbara Harriss and R H Cassen), Poverty in India: Research and policy, Oxford University Press, Bombay, 1992.

  113. C T Kurien, The Economy: An interpretative introduction, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1992.

  114. Nasir Tyabji, Colonialism, chemical technology and industry in Madras, 1980‑1937, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1992.

  115. S Neelakantan, New institutional economics and agrarian change, Indian Economic Association Trust for Reseach and Development, New Delhi, 1992.

  116. S Subramanian (ed.), Themes in development economics: Essays in honour of Malcolm Adiseshiah, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1992.

  117. M S S Pandian, The image trap: M G Ramachandran in film and politics, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1992.

  118. C T Kurien, E R Prabhakar, S Gopal, Economy, society and development: Essays and reflections in honour of Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1991.

  119. C T Kurien, Growth and justice: Aspects of India's development experience, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1991.

  120. C T Kurien, On markets in economic theory and policy, Orient Longman, Calcutta, 1991.

  121. Nirmal Sengupta, Managing common property: Irrigation in India and the Phillippines, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1991.

  122. M S S Pandian, The Political economy of agrarian change: Nanchilnadu, 1880‑1939, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1990.

  123. Nasir Tyabji, The small industries policy in India, Oxford University Press, Calcutta, 1989.

  124. P Radhakrishnan, Peasant struggles, land reforms and social change: Malabar, 1836‑1982, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1989.

  125. C T Kurien, Development: Where do we go from here?, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, 1989.

  126. MIDS, Tamil Nadu economy: Performance and issues, Oxford and IBH Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 1988.

  127. A Vaidyanathan, India's agricultural development in a regional perspective, Orient Longman, Calcutta, 1988.

  128. A Vaidyanathan, Bovine economy in India, Oxford and IBH Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 1988.

  129. R N Poduval, Foodgrain economy of Tamil Nadu: Problems and perspectives, Emerald Publishers, New Delhi, 1987.

  130. C T Kurien, Thamizhaga gramappura maruthalgal (in Tamil, tr. by C Annadurai), Chennai Publishers, Madras, 1987.

  131. S Guhan (ed. with M R Shroff), Essays on economic progress and welfare: In Honour of I.G. Patel, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1986.

  132. S Guhan, Growth inequalities and poverty in Tamil Nadu, Cre‑ A, Madras, 1985.

  133. U Kalgagam, solidarity, strength and success: Working Women's Forum points the way, Working Women's Forum, Madras, 1985.

  134. B Sarveswara Rao, V N Deshpande, Poverty: An interdisciplinary approach (MIDS), Somaiya Publishers, New Delhi, 1982.

  135. V Chandrasekara Naidu, Non‑formal education for Harijan agricultural labourers in Tamil Nadu (MIDS), Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1981.

  136. C T Kurien, Dynamics of rural transformation: A study of Tamil Nadu, 1950‑1975, Orient Longman, New Delhi, 1981.

  137. Barbara Harriss, Paddy and rice marketing in northern Tamil Nadu (MIDS), Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1979.

  138. C T Kurien, Poverty, planning and social transformation, Allied Publishers, New Delhi, 1979.

  139. V J Ravishankar, K A Zachariah, Educational profile of jobs in Tamil Nadu, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1979.

  140. Alexander Joshua, Rural primary education and adult literacy in Tamil Nadu (MIDS), Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1978.

  141. B Sarveswara Rao, A study of rural poverty and inequalities in a developed district (MIDS), Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1979.

  142. M Srinivasan, Rotation of crops in Thanjavur district (MIDS), Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1978.

  143. T C Mohan, C L Narasimhan, Status of unemployed I T I craftsmen in Tamil Nadu (MIDS), Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1977.

  144. V Rengarajan, Link roads in Tamil Nadu (MIDS), Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1977.

  145. S Ramanathan, Tribal welfare in Salem district: Role of government and voluntary agencies, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1977.

  146. R Ethiraj, Tribal welfare in Salem district: Role of government and voluntary agencies, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1976.

  147. V Rangarajan, Rural housing in Tamil Nadu, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1976.

  148. J Viswanathamurthi, C L Narasimhan, Rural employment in Tamil Nadu, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1976.

  149. C Selvaraj, Small fishermen in Tamil Nadu, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1975.

  150. C T Kurien (ed.), A guide to research in economics, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1974.

  151. K G Rama, Women's welfare in Tamil Nadu, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1974.

  152. M Ramamurthi, Poverty and supply of wage goods in Tamil Nadu, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1974.

  153. G Venkataramani, Land reforms in Tamil Nadu, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1974.

  154. G Venkataramani, Minor irrigation in Tamil Nadu, Sangam Publishers, Madras, 1974.

  155. Rajammal P Devadas, Nutrition in Tamil Nadu, 1973.

  156. Alladi Vagiswari, Income-earning trends and social status of the Harijan community in Tamil Nadu, 1972.

  157. R K Sampath, Jayalakshmi Ganesan, Economics of dry farming in Tamil Nadu, 1972.