Dr Vandana Desai

  1. 2021
  2. In preparation

    Companion to Development Studies

    Desai, V., Dauncey, E. (ed.) & Pinkerton, A., 2021, (In preparation) 4th ed. London: Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  3. 2019
  4. Published

    Ester Boserup: Fifty Key Thinkers on Development

    Desai, V., 2 Apr 2019, Ester Boserup: Fifty Key Thinkers on Development. Simon, D. (ed.). 2nd Edition ed. London: Routledge, p. 69-76

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  5. 2018
  6. In preparation

    The Handbook of Displacement

    Searles-Adey, P., Bowstead, J., Brickell, K., Desai, V., Dolton, M., Pinkerton, A. & Siddiqi, A., 2018, (In preparation) Palgrave Macmillan.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

  7. 2017
  8. Published

    Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) student and staff in contemporary British Geography

    Desai, V., Sep 2017, In : Area. 49, 3, p. 320-323 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. 2015
  10. Published

    Nonprofit Sector, Geography

    Desai, V., 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 2nd Edition ed. Oxford: Elsevier, Vol. 16. p. 914-918 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  11. 2014
  12. Published

    Ageing and Poverty

    Desai, V., 28 Feb 2014, The Companion to Development Studies. Desai, V. & Potter, R. (eds.). 3rd Edition ed. Oxford: Routledge, p. 457-461 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  13. Published

    Companion to Development Studies

    Desai, V. & Potter, R., 28 Feb 2014, 3rd edition ed. Oxford: Routledge. 603 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  14. 2013
  15. Published

    Speculating on Slums: Infrastructural fixes in informal housing in the global South

    Desai, V. & Loftus, A., Sep 2013, In : Antipode. 45, 4, p. 789-808

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. 2012
  17. Published

    Urbanisation and Housing the Poor: Overview

    Desai, V., 2012, The International Encyclopaedia of Housing and Home. Smith, S., Elsinga, M., Fox-O'Mahony, L., Ong, SE., Wachter, S. & Ward, P. (eds.). Oxford: Elsevier, Vol. 7. p. 212-218 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  18. 2011
  19. Published

    Food Security and Decentralisation in a Changing Climate: An African Case Study

    Desai, V. & McGregor, D., Mar 2011, Geography and you, 11, 65, p. 36-39.

    Research output: Contribution to non-peer-reviewed publicationNewspaper article

  20. 2010
  21. Published

    Aging Asia

    Desai, V. & Tye, M., 2010, Geography and you, 10, 58, p. 6-11.

    Research output: Contribution to non-peer-reviewed publicationNewspaper article

  22. 2009
  23. Published

    Aid

    Desai, V., 2009, The International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography. Elsevier, Vol. 1. p. 84-90

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  24. Published

    Critically Understanding Asian Perspectives on Ageing

    Desai, V. & Tye, M., 2009, In : Third World Quarterly. 30, 5, p. 1007-1025

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Globalisation, Socio-Cultural Change and Household Strategies

    Desai, V., 2009, In : Urban World (RCUES). 2, 4, p. 26-36

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. 2008
  27. Published

    Community Participation in Development

    Desai, V., 2008, The Companion to Development Studies. Desai, V. & Potter, R. (eds.). 2 ed. London: Hodder Education, p. 115-119

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  28. Published

    Companion to Development Studies

    Desai, V. & Potter, R., 2008, 2nd ed. London: Hodder Education. 608 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  29. Published

    Gender and Globalization

    Desai, V. & Beazley, H., 2008, The Companion to Development Studies. Desai, V. & Potter, R. (eds.). 2 ed. London: Hodder Education, p. 359-364

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  30. Published

    Role of Non-Governmental Organisation

    Desai, V., 2008, The Companion to Development Studies. Desai, V. & Potter, R. (eds.). 2 ed. London: Hodder Education, p. 525-529

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  31. 2006
  32. Published

    Doing Development Research

    Desai, V. & Potter, R., 2006, Sage publications. 324 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  33. Published

    Ester Boserup

    Desai, V., 2006, Fifty Key Thinkers on Development. Simon, D. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 50-55

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  34. Published

    The Raison d'etre of Doing Development Research

    Desai, V. & Potter, R., 2006, Doing Development Research . Desai, V. & Potter, R. (eds.). London: Sage publications, p. 3-10

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  35. Published

    Women's Social Transformation, NGOs and Globalisation in Urban India

    Desai, V., 2006, Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies of India. Raju, S., Kumar, S. & Corbridge, S. (eds.). London: Sage publications, p. 120-140

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  36. 2005
  37. Published

    NGOs, gender mainstreaming, and urban poor communities in Mumbai"

    Desai, V., 2005, In : Gender and Development. 13, 2, p. 90-98

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. 2004
  39. Published

    When aggression became the ruling power in a cosmopolitan culture

    Desai, V., 30 Jan 2004, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  40. 2003
  41. Published

    Eternal myth of ideal woman

    Desai, V., 4 Jul 2003, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  42. Published

    Emerging Staffing Issues in Grassroots Urban NGOs: The Case of Mumbai

    Desai, V., 2003, In : Global Built Environment Review. 3, 1, p. 26-36

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Published

    Migration and Labour Characteristics of Slum dwellers in Bombay

    Desai, V., 2003, Urbanization in India: Sociological Contributions. Sandhu, R. S. (ed.). Sage publications, p. 199-231

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  44. 2002
  45. Published

    The poverty of development studies without the politics

    Desai, V., 24 May 2002, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  46. Published

    Informal Politics, Grassroots NGOs and Women's Empowerment in the Slums of Bombay

    Desai, V., 2002, Rethinking Empowerment: Gender and Development in a Global/local world. Parpart, J., Rai, S. & Staudt, K. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 218-235

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  47. Published

    NGO-Government Relationships in South Asia: The Case of India and Bangladesh

    Desai, V., 2002, South Asia in a Globalising World: A Reconstructed Regional Geography. Bradnock, R. & Williams, G. (eds.). Harlow: Pearson Education, p. 144-166 (DARG Regional Development Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  48. Published

    Sustainability

    Desai, V. & Norman, N., 2002, Landing: eight collaborative projects between artists and geographers. Driver, F., Nash, C., Prendergast, K. & Swenson, I. (eds.). Egham: Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, p. 42-47 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  49. Published

    The Companion to Development Studies

    Desai, V. & Potter, R., 2002, 1st ed. 2002: Arnold. 562 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  50. 2001
  51. Published

    Development-induced displacement: the case of urban development in Mumbai

    Desai, V., 2001, Introduction to Displacement. Robinson, J. & Desai, V. (eds.). Milton Keynes: Open University Press, p. 59-79 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  52. Published

    Introduction to Displacement

    Robinson, J. & Desai, V., 2001, Open University Press. 84 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  53. Published

    Review of Dasgupta, Partha and Ismail Serageldin, Social Capital: A Multifaceted Perspective, Washington DC: The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/World Bank 2000

    Desai, V. & Preston, I., 2001, In : Contemporary South Asia. 10, 3, p. 418-419 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  54. 2000
  55. Published

    All You Want is Money, All you Need is Love: Sex and Romance in Modern India

    Desai, V., Nov 2000, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  56. Published

    How to develop a world of problems

    Desai, V., 26 May 2000, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  57. Published

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience

    Desai, V., Feb 2000, In : Third World Planning Review. 22, 1, p. 109-110 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  58. Published

    Urban Grassroots Non-Governmental Organisations in Bombay: A Suggested Typology

    Desai, V. & Preston, I., 2000, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 18, p. 453-468

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. 1999
  60. Published

    A rallying call for dam busters

    Desai, V., 3 Dec 1999, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  61. Published

    Poor and Poorer

    Desai, V., 4 Jun 1999, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  62. Published

    Anatomy of the Bombay NGO Sector

    Desai, V., 1999, In : Environment and urbanization. 11, 1, p. 247-265

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Published

    Urban NGO-Government Relationship: Experiences from Bombay

    Desai, V., 1999, Urban Growth and Development in Asia: Living in the Cities. Chapman, G., Dutt, A. K. & Bradnock, R. (eds.). England: Ashgate, Vol. 2. p. 368-387

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  64. 1998
  65. Published

    Gender, Technology and Development

    Desai, V., 4 Dec 1998, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  66. Published

    NGOs: Managing Conflicts between Headquarters and the Field offices in NGOs

    Desai, V., 23 Oct 1998, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  67. Published

    The World Bank And Non-Governmental Organizations: The limits of A Political Development

    Desai, V., 22 May 1998, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  68. Published

    Population, Gender and Politics: Demographic change in rural north India

    Desai, V., 8 May 1998, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  69. Published

    The New Managerialism in Local Governance: North-South dimensions

    Desai, V. & Imrie, R., 1998, In : Third World Quarterly. 19, 4, p. 635-650

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  70. 1996
  71. Published

    Non-Governmental Organisations and Rural Poverty Alleviation

    Desai, V., 5 Jul 1996, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  72. Published

    NGO Expansion in an Urban Setting: Bombay

    Desai, V., Mar 1996, In : Development Research Insights. p. 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. Published

    Access to Power and Participation

    Desai, V., 1996, In : Third World Planning Review. 18, 2, p. 217-242

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  74. 1995
  75. Published

    The Origins of Industrial Capitalism in India: Business Strategies and the Working Classes in Bombay, 1900-1940

    Desai, V., 22 Sep 1995, In : Times Higher Education Supplement.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  76. Published

    Accountability and Participation: A Case Study from Bombay

    Desai, V. & Howes, M., 1995, Non-Governmental Organisations - Performance and Accountability: Beyond the Magic Bullet. Edwards, M. & Hulme, D. (eds.). London: Earthscan, p. 83-93

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  77. Published

    Community Participation and Slum Housing: A Study of Bombay

    Desai, V., 1995, London: Sage publications. 348 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  78. Unpublished

    Filling the Gap: An assessement of the effectiveness of Urban NGOs

    Desai, V., 1995, (Unpublished) London: Overseas Development Administration.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

  79. 1994
  80. Published

    Aspects of Community Participation within Low-Income Housing

    Desai, V., Jul 1994, In : Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies. 6, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Published

    Migration and Labour Characteristics of Slum dwellers in Bombay

    Desai, V., 1994, In : Sociological Bulletin: Journal of the Indian Sociology Society. 43, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. 1992
  83. Unpublished

    Aspects of community participation among slum dwellers in achieving housing in Bombay

    Desai, V., 1992, (Unpublished)

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

  84. 1988
  85. Published

    Problem of Housing the Urban Poor of India: A Case Study of Dharavi

    Desai, V., Jan 1988, In : Association of Development Agencies in Bangladesh (ADAB). 15, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. Published

    Development of Urban Low Income Housing in India:Dharavi the largest slum in Asia

    Desai, V., 1988, In : Habitat International. 12, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle