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Prof Nandini Manjrekar

Professor , Mumbai campus

Centre for Education , School of Education

M.Sc. (Mumbai),
Ph.D. (MS University, Baroda)

Currently Professor and Dean, School of Education

Sociology of education

Gender and education

Education and conflict

Childhood in social and historical perspective

History of education in princely states

'Education in a Zone of Conflict: A Situation Assessment of UNICEF's interventions with NGOS in southern Chhattisgarh, UNISchool of Humanities and Social Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, Spring 2006.

CEF-CG, September 2015.



The Neighbourhood and the School: Education, Marginalisation and the State in Gujarat (Commissioned paper for Transnational Research Group (TRG), German Historical Institute, April 2015)


Chapter on Education, World of India's Girls (WINGS), Save the Children India, 2014.


Public Welfare Institutions, Reforms and Gender: The Reshaping of Lives of Women and Girls in the Mill Precinct of Bombay: 1985 to the present (MS, TISS Research Council and Urban Aspirations in Global Cities Project with Meena Gopal, Advanced Centre for Women's Studies, TISS)


Gujarat: Patriarchy Revisited - A Dress Code for Teachers, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol - XLVIII No. 43, October 26, 2013.


Women School Teachers in New Times: Some Preliminary Reflections, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. 20, Issue 2, 2013, pp. 335-356.

Editorial, special issue of Contemporary Education Dialogue (Sage), on Gender Issues in Education (co-edited with Sadhna Saxena) Volume 9, No.2, August 2012, Editorial, 139-143.



Gender, Childhood, and Work in the Nation: Voices and Encounters in an Indian School, in S.Srinivas Rao and Geetha Nambissan (eds.), Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns, Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 157-181.

Images of Hindu Girlhood: Reading Vidya Bharati's Balika Shikshan, Childhood 2011 18(3): 350-366.


Principal Author, Textbook Regimes: A Study of Nation and Identity in Gujarat, Nirantar, 2010.


The Hindutva View of History: Rewriting Textbooks in India and the United States,with Visweswaran,K., Witzel, M., Bhog, D. and Chakravarti, U. 2008, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs,


From Population Education to Adolescence Education: A Brief Genealogical Tour' in Sexuality Education for Young People, New Delhi: Nirantar, 2008.





Textbook Regimes: A Study of Nation and Identity in Gujarat ( Nirantar Trust, Delhi, 2010)


Impact of Sangati Curriculum on Students and Teachers of Municipal Schools in Mumbai, October 2009 (AVEHI ABACUS Charitable Trust, Mumbai)

Education, Conflict and Gender: Girls' Schooling in post-2002 Gujarat (MS, TISS- Department of Research Support supported )

Impact Assessment of a Private-Public Partnership Project in MCGM Schools: Muktangan, Mumbai, 2013

Education in a Zone of Conflict: A Situation Assessment of UNICEF's interventions with NGOS in southern Chhattisgarh, UNICEF-CG, India


Masters in Education:


Sociology of Education

History of Education

Gender and Education

Research Methods


Masters in Media and Cultural Studies:

Qualitative Research Methods: Ethnography


Masters in Women's Studies:

Gender, Ideology and Education


Email: nandini[at]tiss[dot]edu