Dr.Keerty Nakray

Associate Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for Women, Law and Social Change

B.A., M.A. (Mumbai), M.Phil. (IIT-Mumbai), Ph.D. (Queen’s)

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Dr. Keerty Nakray has a wide-range of dynamic research interests which arise from her interdisciplinary training in social sciences. She is currently Associate Professor at Jindal Global Law School in NCR Delhi, India. Her recent co-edited book with Margaret Alston and Kerri Whittenbury is titled “Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World: Inter-disciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives” (Routledge, New York) which examines the ethical dilemmas in studying sensitive topics such as gender based violence, child abuse, studying combatants and climate change. Dr Nakray’s previous work includes another edited book “Gender Based Violence and Public Health: International Perspectives on Budgets and Policies” published by (Routledge, London) which encapsulated some of the most latest debates on the theoretical and empirical advances in the understanding of gender based violence as a public health issue in developing economies. She has published in leading journals on gender budgets, child sensitive budgets and comparative social policy. She maintains a keen interest in research ethics and establishing linkages between academic research and policy. Dr. Nakray holds a PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland.

  • Kühner, S., & Nakray, K. (2016). India’s emerging social policy paradigm: productive, protective or what? In Editors Ka Ho Mok  and Kühner, S., Managing Welfare Expectations and Social Change, London: Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Managing-Welfare-Expectations-and-Social-Change-Policy-Transfer-in-Asia/Mok-Kuhner/p/book/9781138564046
     
  • Nakray, K. (2016) ‘Conflict Resolution Systems’, in Joseph, Paul I. The Sage Encyclopedia of War, Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications.
     
  • Nakray, K. (2016) ‘Gender in Military Bases’ in Joseph, Paul I. The Sage Encyclopedia of War, Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications.
     
  • Nakray, K. (2016) ‘War Taxation’, in Joseph, Paul I. The Sage Encyclopedia of War Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications.
     
  • Nakray, K. (2015‘International Association of Cancer Registries’ The Sage Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society,  in Coldtiz, Graham, A , Available from: https://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/the-sage-encyclopedia-of-cancer-and-society-second-edition/SAGE.xml?rskey=LUQRtq&row=2
     
  • Nakray, K. (2015) ‘Unusual Cancers of Childhood’, The Sage Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society, in Coldtiz, Graham, A, Available from: https://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/the-sage-encyclopedia-of-cancer-and-society-second-edition/SAGE.xml?rskey=LUQRtq&row=2
     
  • Nakray, K. (2015), ‘Natural Causes of Cancer’, The Sage Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society,  in  Coldtiz, Graham, A , Available from: https://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/the-sage-encyclopedia-of-cancer-and-society-second-edition/SAGE.xml?rskey=LUQRtq&row=2
     
  • Nakray, K. (2015) , ‘Novartis Group’, The Sage Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society,  Edited by Coldtiz, Graham, A , Available from: https://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/the-sage-encyclopedia-of-cancer-and-society-second-edition/SAGE.xml?rskey=LUQRtq&row=2
     
  • Nakray, K. (accepted) ‘Child Poverty and Well-Being: Ecological Contexts of Deprivation and Social Policy in India, in  Malhotra, R.  India Public Policy Report, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
     
  • Nakray, K. Alston, M. and Whittenbury, K.  (2015)  ‘Social Science Research Ethics: An Introduction’, in Nakray, K. Alston, M. and Whittenbury, K (eds).  Social Science Research Ethics For A Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives, New York:  Routledge.  
     
  • Nakray, K, (2015) ‘Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives: A Critical Overview’, in Nakray, K.  Alston, M. and Whittenbury, K (eds).  Social Science Research Ethics for A Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives, New York:  Routledge.  
     
  • Nakray, K.  (2015) ‘Gender And HIV/AIDS Policies In India: Critical Reflections On Feminist Research Ethics And “Making An Impact’, in Nakray, K.  Alston, M. and Whittenbury, K (eds).  Social Science Research Ethics for A Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives, New York:  Routledge.  
     
  • Nakray, K.(2015) ‘ Vicarious Trauma and Safety Protocols while Translating and Transcribing Interviews Of Women Survivors Of Violence: Seeking True Meaning In Feminist Research’ in Nakray, K.  Alston, M. and Whittenbury, K (eds).  Social Science Research Ethics For A Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives, New York:  Routledge.  
     
  • Nakray K., (2013) ‘Environmental Effects on Reproductive health’,  in Stange, M. Oyster, C. Golson, G. (eds), The Multimedia of Women in Today’s World, Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications. Available from DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452270388.
     
  • Nakray, K. (2013) ‘Fetal Homicide Laws’, in  Stange, M. Oyster, C. Golson, G. (eds), The Multimedia of Women in Today’s World, Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications. Available from DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452270388.
     
  • Nakray, K. (2013) ‘Gender Based Violence: A Framework for Public Health Budgets and Policies’, Nakray, K (ed) Gender Based Violence and Public Health: International Perspectives on Budgets and Policies,  London: Routledge. Page 1-13.
     
  • Nakray, K. (2013) ‘Introduction’, Nakray, K (ed) Gender Based Violence and Public Health: International Perspectives on Budgets and Policies, London: Routledge. Page 13-30.
     
  • Nakray, K. (2010) ‘Gender, HIV/AIDS and Care work in India: A Need for Gender-Sensitive Policy’ in Chant, S. (ed.) ElgarInternational Handbook on Gender and Poverty, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Review of “Understanding Adult Survivors of Domestic Violence in Childhood: Still Forgotten, Still Hurting”, Journal of Gender Studies, Vol 23, Issue 2 (2014) http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09589236.2014.890453#.VX7D3fmqqko
     
  • Review of ‘The unfinished revolution: Voices from the global fight for women’s rights’ (Edited by Minky Worden) (2013), Available from: http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?k=9781447307365
     
  • Review of ‘Women in the Middle East and North Africa – Agents for Change’ by F Sadiqi and M Ennaji (2012), Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (November 2012) Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19452829.2012.720427?journalCode=cjhd20#.Vd7FRrKqqko
     
  • Review of Global Child Poverty and Well-Being Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action  (2012), Bristol: Policy Press, Available from:  http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?k=9781847424822
     
  • Review of ‘Sociology of HIV Transmission’ by Micheal Bloor, Archives of Sexual Behaviour (2011).
     
  • Review of ‘Security and Global Health’ by Stefan Elbe, Sociological Review Online (2011).
     
  • Review of ‘The Well-Being of Children in UK’ by Jonathan Bradshaw, Polity Press, UK [2011] Available from: http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781847428363
     
  • Review of ‘AIDS, Sex and Culture Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa’ by Ida Susser Medical Sociology Online (2010).
     
  • Review of ‘Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context: Uncovering the Gendered Structure of “the Social”’, Shahara Razavi and Shireen Hassim, International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, April, 2008 Joensuu University Press, Finland.
     
  • Review of ‘The Gender Politics of Development’ by Shirin Rai, International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, September 2008. Joensuu University Press, Finland.
     
  • Review of ‘A Short Introduction to Social Research’, Matt Henn Mark Weinstein and Nick Foard, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, Vo l. 14, No. 2, 317-345 (2007), Sage Publications, New Delhi.
     
  • Review of ‘We Are Poor But So Many: The Story of Self-Employed Women in India’, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. 14, No. 2, 317-345 (2007), Sage Publications, New Delhi.