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Sanjay Kumar is a scholar, activist and founder of Deshkal Society, Delhi. He has been working in the area of land rights, social diversity, inequality and education in India for one and a half decades. He is co-editor of books on Interrogating Development: Insights from the Margins (2010), Oxford University Press, New Delhi; Dynamics of Inclusive Classrooms: Social Diversity, Inequality and School Education in India (2017), Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi; and School Education, Pluralism and Marginality: Comparative Perspectives (2012), Orient Blackswan, New Delhi. Earlier, he has edited a reputed magazine ‘Seminar’ (October 2012) on the theme of inclusive classroom in India. Currently, he is engaged in action research on governance of land rights for landless poor and inclusive education for effectiveness of schools in India.
Posts by Sanjay Kumar
Homestead land rights, that is, the security a household enjoys over the plot of land on which its dwelling is built, shape livelihoods and living standards for poor and marginalised populations in ru...
The Impact of Community Mobilization on Land Rights Governance: Evidence from a Homestead Land Entitlement Initiative in Gaya District of Bihar, India
This project evaluates the impact of a community level program in Gaya district that seeks to establish, train, and mobilize village-level community-based organizations to assist Scheduled Caste house...
- IGC Research on India