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Dr Manojan K P

Assistant Professor , Tuljapur campus

School of Rural Development

Master of Arts in Social Work (MSW) Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala (2008)

M.Phil Social Exclusion and Inclusive Plolicy (University of Hyderabad) (2012)

PHD in Human Rights (University of Hyderabad) (2019)

Dr. K. P Manojan has his Master's Degree in Social Work from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady Kerala. He has completed his Ph.D. (2018, Human Rights) and M Phil( 2012, Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy) from University of Hyderabad. His Ph.D. Work was an ethnographic study based on Adivasi Children in Kerala looking at how their educational experiences are taking place and thereby forming their subjectivities. Besides these Dr. Manojan also holds a Master's Degree in Education and before joining Tata Institute of Social Sciences, he was working  as faculty at Regional Institute of Education (NCERT), Bhubaneshwar.


  • Theories and Practices of Social Work
  • Educational Studies 
  • Critical Pedagogy Research
  • Dalit and Adivasi Studies 
  • Development and Social Policy
  • Social Exclusion and Human Rights 
  • Culture and Society 


 (K.P. Manojan):

 1.    Cultural democracy and schooling in India: A subaltern perspective, Journal of Pedagogy, 10(2) (2019) 1-12      1. doi: https://doi.org/10.2478/jped-2019-0009(Sciendo)

2.    “Capturing the Gramscian Project in Critical Pedagogy: Towards a Philosophy of Praxis in Education”.Review of Development and Change(2019). Volume XXIV (1) Jan - June. ISSN No. 0972-2661  (SAGE Pub)

3.    ‘The Political Economy of Indigenous Knowledge: Contextualizing Development, Education and Cultural Rights’. Kerala University of Legal Studies (2017) Vol. X (2). ISSN NO. 2278‐2702

4.    “Reading ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’ in Our Times: Relevance to the Indian Context”.Anweshan: Journal of Education (2018) Vol. X No. 2, pp.1-8. ISSN. 2249-3794

5.    “Indigenous Knowledge in Education: A Study among Paniya Tribes in Kerala".  Journal of Social Work Education and Practice (2018). Volume 3 Issue 1. ISSN: 2456-20689(Web of Science Indexed)

6.    “Constructing the Drop-out Childhood: Implications for Formal Schooling among Paniyars in Kerala”. Man in Society (2017) Volume 24, pp.72-84 ISSN:  2347-1530

7.    “Adult Literacy among Adivasi Communities: A Critical Appraisal of Kerala” International Journal of Education for the Future. (2017) Vol. 4, Issue No. 2. ISSN: 23949902


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Social Policy Analysis

Human Rights and Social Work 

Theories and Practices of Social Work

Education: Policies and Prgrammes

Email: manojan.kp[at]tiss[dot]edu



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