Dr. Arathi Presenna Madhavan

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Former Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit

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since 08/2012 Associate Fellow, Council for Social Development, New Delhi

20072012 Doctoral Studies, School of Social Sciences, Center of Social Medicine & Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Dissertation title: "Gendered Bodies, Medicine and Law: A Study of Selected Case Laws from India"

0307/2012 Assistant Professor in Law, FIP substitute, Government Law College, Thrissur, Kerala

0612/2009 Research Assistant, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Research compilation and documentation of case laws for a project initiated by the London School of Economics in collaboration with JNU, on “Spousal violence in India”

2005−2007 M Phil, School of Social Sciences,  Center of Social Medicine & Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Coursework in Epidemiology, Public Health, Research Methodology, Political economy of health; Dissertation title: "Aborting Gender Justice: Legislating Abortion in Selected Countries of South Asia"

2002−2005 LLM (Masters in Law), School of Legal Studies, Kannur University, Kerala; Area of specialization: Health Care Laws; Dissertation title: "Autonomy and Other Key Issues Related to Abortion Decision Making"

12/2001−09/2002 Lawyer, Sub-judicial practice and Munsiff Court, Kasargode, Kerala; Client counseling and interpretation of civil law in matters related to rent control and land rights

Selected Publications

"Crossing the Boundaries of Legal Studies as Adventure: Experiences from Writing an Inter-Disciplinary PhD Thesis," Elenchus Law Review, Volume 1. Issue 1. January 2015.

"Miscarriage to Medical Termination: The Experiences of Legislating Abortions in India," Samyukta: A Journal of Women’s Studies (July 2014) Vol. XIV. No.2.

"The Spectre of Malthusian Ideology and the History of Legislative Process of Abortion in India: A Critique," Indian History [confirmed and to be published in upcoming issue].

"Words, Ideas and Ideology In The Shifting Sand Of Markets," Indian Journal of Gender Studies [confirmed, to be published in upcoming issue, co-authored with Prof. Imrana Qadeer].

"The Indian Population’s Declining Calorie Intake Since 1993-1994: Development Or Distress: Some Explorations," Economic and Political Weekly [confirmed and to be published, co-authored with Imrana Qadeer and Sourindra Ghosh].

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