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Dr. Jayashree Ambewadikar profile

Assistant professor

Centre for Studies in Society and Development / School of Social Sciences


  • M.A, M. Phil, Ph.D (Sociology) from Jawaharlal Nehru University

Areas of Interests/Specialization

  • Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Social Security Systems,Studies on Weaker Sections and Poverty.


  • More than 10 years in teaching.

Awards & Honours

  • Early Career Sociologist Funded Award from British Sociological Association to present paper in British Sociological Association Annual Conference at University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 2017.

Best Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Jayashree Ambewadikar (2016) Exposing Forms and Extent of Discrimination of Scheduled Castes in Rural India: A Sociological Analysis, The Eastern Anthropologist, April-June, Pp.161-178, Vol 69. No.2. ISSN 0012-8686.
  • Jayashree Ambewadikar (2017) Remembering Life and Work of Prof Eleanor Zelliot: Writings on Babasaheb Ambedkar and Dalit Movement, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol LII No 23, 10 June .
  • Jayashree Ambewadikar (2017) Conceptual Framework of Discrimination, Poverty and Social Exclusion of Scheduled Castes in Rural India: A Literature Review, Explorations E-ISS journal, Vol. 1 (2), October 2017, Indian Sociological Society.
  • Jayashree Ambewadikar (2017) Margin of Village: Ambedkar on Reconstruction of Rural Society, Social Action, October-December 2017, Volume 67, No.4, PP.359-369, ISSN 0037-7627
  • Jayashree Ambewadikar (2017) Beyond Margin: Social Exclusion of Dalits in India, Journal of Exclusion Studies, Volume 7, Issue 2, October, Print ISSN:2231-4547.

Reccent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books

  • Rajas Parchure, S.N.Tripathy and Jayashree Ambewadikar (2010) Socially Excluded People in India: Problems and Perspectives, Mangalam Publications, New Delhi from Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, Maharashtra, India Mangalam Publication, New Delhi.
  • Jayashree Ambewadikar, (Upcoming) "Discrimination, Poverty and Social Exclusion in Rural India".
  • Jayashree Ambewadikar, (Upcoming) "Social Security System in India".

International Collaboation/Consultancy

  • Litty Denis, N. Rajaram, Indira Dutta, Jayashree Ambewadikar and Saurabh Sharma -District Human Development Report, Mahisagar District, Gujarat, sponsored by Social Infrastructure Division, Government of Gujarat, Project at Central University of Gujarat. Project Submitted
  • Tara Nair (Project Director), Isabelle Guerin (Principal Co-Director), Jayashree Ambewadikar (Co-Director) and Rudra Prasad Mishra (Co-Director)- Financialisation and its Impact on Domestic Economics : An Interdisciplinary Enquiry in the Context of Select Indian States, sponsored project by Indian Council for Social Science Research, New Delhi, Project at Gujarat Institute of Development Research. Project ongoing

Patents (If any)

  • Not Available