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“The City as Extracurricular Space: Re-Instituting Urban Pedagogy in South Asia” (co-authored with Anirudh Paul and Prasad Shetty) in Ashish Rajadhyaksha, ed., Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (London), Vol.6, No.3, 2005

Murder of the Mills: A Case Study of Phoenix Mills, Mumbai: Lokshahi Hakk Sanghatana and Girangaon Bachao Andolan, 2000


“Do Buildings Have Agency? Review of Neera Adarkar, ed., Chawls of Mumbai: Galleries of Life, Economic and Political Weekly (Mumbai), Vol XLVI No.30, 23 July 2011

Skyscrapers and Sweatshops, Review of Edward Glaeser, Triumph of the City: How our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier (New York: Penguin Press, 2011) in Mint Lounge on 28 May 2011

“Micro-History of Mumbai: Review of Mariam Dossal, Mumbai: Theatre of Conflict, City of Hope, 1660 to Present Times, Economic and Political Weekly (Mumbai), Vol XLV No.36, 4  September 2010

The Worlds of Indian Industrial Labour, Jonathan Parry, Jan Breman, and Karin Kapadia, eds., Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (London), Fall 2001

Democratic Politics and Economic Reforms in India by Rob Jenkins, Contemporary South Asia vol.10, no.1, Carfax Publishing (Bradford, U.K.), 2000

Wages of Freedom: Fifty Years of the Indian Nation-State, edited by Partha Chatterjee, Contemporary South Asia, vol.8, no.3, Carfax Publishing (Bradford, U.K.), 1999

Untouchable Pasts by Saurabh Dube, Contemporary South Asia, vol.8, no.3, Carfax Publishing (Bradford, U.K.), 1999

The Concept of Race in South Asia by Peter Robb, Contemporary South Asia, vol.8, no.1, Carfax Publishing (Bradford, U.K.), 1999


“Some Reasons to be Optimistic, or, Mumbai and the Global History of Urban Disasters” in TimeOut Mumbai, 28 August-8 September 2005

“Bombay’s Blame Game: On the Recent Floods” in DNA (Daily News and Analysis), Mumbai, 5 August 2005

“Mills as Public Spaces: Mumbai’s Industrial Heritage”, Art India, April 2005

“Should Mumbai be a City-State?”, TimeOut Mumbai, 10 April 2005

“Mumbai Vision 2010: Reporting the Future” and “Get Up, Stand Up” in TimeOut Mumbai, Vol.I, Issue 6, 19 November-2 December 2004

“Free the Airwaves: Using Low-Power FM Radio in Arts and Culture” in Art India, Vol.VIII, Issue 4 (Mumbai), October 2003

“Documenting the City: New Media and Pedagogic Practice in the Monsoon Doc-Shop” in Shilpa Phadke, ed. Humanscape Special Issue on Learning Beyond Teaching: Experiments with Pedagogy (Mumbai), August 2003

“Phoenix Mills Bowled Over”, From the Lawyers Collective (Mumbai), 2001

“The Murder of Mumbai’s Mills”, People’s Reporter (Mumbai), 10-25 June 2000

“Mill on the Loss’, Indian Express Mumbai Newsline, 5 April 2000


‘Future Academies’ in Geetha Narayanan, ed., Tana Bana: Srishti Bangalore at Ars Electronica 2005, Linz (Austria), August 2005

“Les espaces de Mumbai a l’ere post-industrielle”, Stephen Wright, ed., trans. Mouvements (Paris), No.39/40, May-August 2005

“The Urban Turn”, Transcript of Symposium at the Bombay Paperie organised by PUKAR (Partners for Urban Knowledge Action & Research), Mumbai, December 2002

Workers Rights and Labour Law: A Backgrounder (for the Workshop on Labour at the National Conference on Human Rights, Social Movements, Globalisation and the Law at Panchagani, Maharashtra, December 2000), Mumbai: India Centre for Human Rights and Law, 2000