Dr. Jayashree Ambewadikar Profile

Dr. Jayashree Ambewadikar

Assistant Professor,

Centre for Studies in Society and Development,

School of Social Sciences,

Central University of Gujarat,

Gandhinagar, 382030

Phone- 079-29288401

Mobile: +918000220207

Email: jayashreee.ambewadikar[@]cug.ac.in, jayashreejnu[@]yahoo.co.in

Website: www.cug.ac.in

Education :

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Sociology Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Sociology, Sir Parshurambhau College of Arts, University of Pune , Pune, Maharashtra, India

AREA OF RESEARCH INTEREST/SPECIALISATION

  • Studies on weaker Sections, Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy,
  • Studies on Poverty, Social Security Systems, Human Rights

WORK EXPERIENCE

TEACHING : Teaching since nine years in various colleges and universities at graduate and post Graduate level and as research guide.

  • Assistant Professor, Centre for Studies in Society and Development, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat since October, 2010.
  • Assistant Director cum Lecturer, Gokhale Institute Politics and Economics, Pune, Maharashtra
  • Lecturer , National Institute of Law, Faridabad, Haryana
  • Lecturer , Social Science Centre, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune
  • Lecturer , Saraswati Bhawan College of Arts, Aurangabad , Maharashtra

Courses Teaching

M.A.- Understanding Society

  • Marginalization and Development,
  • Research Methodology
  • Social theories of Social development
  • Entrepreneurship and Development
  • Rural Society
  • Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

M.Phil- Research Methodology,

  • Theories of Societies,
  • Social Exclusion: Structure and processes,
  • Marginality: Issues and Perspectives

Research Guidance:

Research Supervisor for M.Phil Dissertation and Ph.D thesis.

Research Work / Projects:

The Indian Association for Research and Action on Social Justice sponsored the following projects:

  • “Abolition of Mahar Watan- Dr. Ambedkar’s First Attack on Slavery” on the eve of Golden Jubilee of Abolition of Mahar Watandari Act of 1874 (1952-53- 2002-03)
  • “ The Administration System in Ancient India ”
  • “Theory and Practice of Social Security Systems in India”
  • “Panchayati Raj and the Weaker Section Women in Maharashtra ”

PUBLICATIONS:

Books:

Rajas Parchure, S.N.Tripathy and Jayashree Ambewadikar (2010) and (2011) 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.

Books chapters:

  • Jayashree Ambewadikar (2014) Revisiting some Women Characters of the Mahābhārata: Issues and Perspectives published in International conference proceeding of "The epic tradition in Uzbek and Eastern Literature: the problem of the national versions”, organized by the Dept of Eastern countries Literature, Faculty of Oriental Philology and History, Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies, Tashkent , Uzbekistan on May 19-20, 2014.
  • Jayashree Ambewadikar “Employment and Poverty of Scheduled Castes in Economic Reform- Jayashree Ambewadikar ” in Abdul Wahab Abdul w. (2012) Economic Reforms and Growth in India: Introspection and Future Agenda Economic , Reforms In India, Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Jayashree Ambewadikar “Discrimination, Poverty and Social Exclusion of Scheduled Castes in a Village: Some Observations” in Rajas Parchure, S.N.Tripathy and Jayashree Ambewadikar (2010) and (2011) Socially Excluded People in India: Problems and Perspectives, Mangalam Publications, New Delhi.
  • Upcoming: Jayashree Ambewadikar “ Discrimination, Social Exclusion and Poverty: A study of Scheduled Castes in two villages of Maharashtra” in Ram Nandu Dalits in Contemporary India: Discrimination and Discontent, Vol.II, Siddhant Publications, New Delhi
  • Submitted : Jayashree Ambewadikar “Linking and Measuring of Social Exclusion for Indian Society : With Special Reference to Scheduled Castes” to Prof N. Rajaram .

Working Paper:

“Sharing Exclusion of Nomads in Maharashtra: Exploring Policies and Strategies of Inclusion through Census” from Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, India

PRESENTATIONS

International Conferences

  • Presented paper onRevisiting some Women Characters of the Mahābhārata: Issues and Perspectives in International conference on "The epic tradition in Uzbek and Eastern Literature: the problem of the national versions”, organized by the Dept of Eastern countries Literature, Faculty of Oriental Philology and History, Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies, Tashkent , Uzbekistan on May 19-20, 2014.
  • Paper presented on “Protection and Promotion of Dalits’ Human Rights: With reference to Freedom of Religion” in international seminar on Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in World at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga from March 18 -19, 2012 .
  • Presented paper on “Correlation of Social Exclusion, Discrimination and Poverty of Scheduled Castes: A Case Study of Rangpuri Pahadi Village, New Delhi” in the international seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies in South Asia in the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Department of Economics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur from 17th to 19th March 2008, Maharashtra, India .
  • Paper accepted : “Development Policy and Weaker Section Human Development in India” for international conference on Human Development and Capability Association in New York from Sept 17 -20, 2007 .
  • Paper accepted: “Strategies for Dealing Economic and Social Vulnerability for Weaker Groups in India” for WIDER Conference on Fragile State – Fragile Groups Tackling Economic Social Vulnerability held in Helsinki, Finland, 15-16 June 2007.

National Seminars / Conferences

  • Presented paper on “ Social Institutions, Women and Human Rights: With reference to Freedom of Religion” in National seminar on the theme Human Rights of Dalits, Tribals, Minorities and Women in India at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India held during October 23rd and 24 th 2013.
  • Presented paper on “Linking and Measuring of Social Exclusion for Indian Society : With Special Reference to Scheduled Castes” at the Twentieth Conference of Gujarat Sociological Society on the theme Social Development in Gujarat and India: Retrospect and Prospect, at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India held during January 19th and 20th 2013.
  • Participated in the 37th All India Sociological Conference during the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Indian Sociological Society at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 11th -13th December, 2011.
  • Presented paper on “Discrimination, Poverty and Social Exclusion of Scheduled Castes in a Village: Some Observations” in the Fourth Anti-Caste National Conference held on 22nd - 24th January 2009 in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India.
  • Paper presentation on “Discrimination, Poverty and Social Exclusion of Scheduled Castes: Theoretical perspective ” in the National Seminar on “Social Exclusion, Poverty and Livelihood of Marginalised Groups in India - Need for Effective Inclusive Strategies” held on 24th& 25th September 2008 in the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Mangalore University, Karnataka, India .
  • Presented paper on “Protection and Promotion of Human Rights” for two-days Conference on “Good Governance: Key to Human Rights Protection” in Department of Sociology of Punjab University on 26-27 April 2007 at Chandigarh, India.
  • Presented paper on “Employment and Poverty of Scheduled Castes in Economic Reform” in the national seminar on “One and A Decades of India’s Economic Reforms: Introspection and Future Agenda” held on 11-12, November, 2006 at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Presented paper on “Employment of Women Under Economic Reform” by Jayashree Ambewadikar and Dr. Chittaranjan Senapati in the National Conference on State, Civil Society Institutions and Governance at Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, India on 6th May 2006.
  • Presented paper on Empowering Women in Panchayat Raj in the XXI conference of Indian Social Science Association (ISSA) held on October 28-30, 2001 at Grand Hotel, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

WORKSHOPS

  • Participated in the Feminist Research Methodology workshop organised by RC-10, Indian Sociological Society and School of Gender Studies, Rajeev Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur on 13th December, 2011 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • Member, Organizing committee of the national level workshop on “Academic Writing and Publications for research Scholars in Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India from Nov 14-20, 2010.
  • Member, organizing one day workshop on “Reaching out to the Nomadic Communities: Exploring Policies and Strategies of Inclusion through Census 2011” on 27th June 2009 in Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Attended Workshop on “Empowerment of Women through Panchayat” held on 27-28 Oct 2006 at Nagpur, Maharashtra, India held by Indian Institute of Youth Welfare.

LECTURES DELIVERED

  • Delivered lectures on “Understanding Indian Society: Tradition to Globalization” at the Faculty of Oriental Philology and History, Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies, Tashkent, Uzbekistan on May 22, 2014.
  • Delivered lectures as Resource Person in the Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship and Development (two weeks) sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), Ahmedabad under the aegis of National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board.

Lecture topics:

(I) “Entrepreneurship: Its Concepts and Approaches” on 25-02-2013 (morning)

(II) “Entrepreneurship: As an Agent of Social Change” on 25-02-2013 (Afternoon)

(III) “The Forms of Capital: Views of on Pierre Bourdieu on 27-12-2013

(IV) “Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital”on 27-12-2013

CHAIRING OF CONFERENCE / SEMINAR SESSIONS

Chaired Session on Dalits Women and Human Rights in National seminar on the theme Human Rights of Dalits, Tribals, Minorities and Women in India at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India held during October 23rd and 24th 2013.

Membership in Academic Bodies

  • British Sociological Association
  • Indian Sociological Society
  • Marathi Samajshastra Parishad
  • Editorial Board member of Journal - Awake India

Membership of Official Bodies

  • Member of Academic Council of in Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Member of School board of studies ( School of Social Sciences) in Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Member of Committee on Advanced Study and Research in Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Member of Centre board of studies in the School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India
    • Centre for the Studies in Society and Development
    • Centre for the Studies in Social Management
    • Centre for International Politics and Governance
  • Member of Board of Examiners in Sociology, Faculty of Law, The Maharaj Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  • Member of Board of Examiners in Sociology Charotar University of Science & Technology, Anand

UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION

  • Warden of Girls Hostel in Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India since Oct 2010 – April 2014.
  • Faculty in-charge of Student’s Council Election for the academic year 2011-2012 and 2012-2013.
  • Member, Gender Sensitive Committee on sexual Harassment (GSCASH) in Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Member, Earn While You Learn Scheme (EWYLS) in Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Rectors of Girls Hostel, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune.
  • Faculty Representative for Placement cell in Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economic, Pune, Maharashtra
  • Examination senior supervisor for the end semester examination – 17- 27 December 2009 in Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economic, Pune, Maharashtra, 2009-10
  • Organized Field trip to Supreme Court of India, New Delhi on 15th November 2003 for Bachelor of law (1st year) Students of National Institute of Law, Tigaon Road, Faridabad, Haryana .
  • Co-ordinator, Annual College Festival (Cultural Function) in 2001 of Saraswati Bhawan College of Arts, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

Administration in Centre for the Studies in Society and Development

  • Co-ordinator of M.Phil course for the year 2013-14 in the Centre for the Studies in Society and Development, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India
  • Co-ordinator for the M.A. courses (I year and II Year ) for the year 2011-12 and 2012-13 respectively in Centre for the Studies in Society and Development, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India.