Department of Sociology (AWARDED UGC-SAP DRS-I, 2016)

Tezpur University

Publication of Sarmistha Das


  • Paid and unpaid work during the Covid-19 pandemic: a study of the gendered division of domestic responsibilities during lockdown, Journal of Gender Studies, December,2021
  • Challenges of Manufacturing Motherhood: Caregivers in the Neo-liberal Economy in Explorations, E-Journal of Indian Sociological Society, October, 2020
  • Clocking the Satra: Meanings and Movements in Eastern Anthropologist, 72, 3- 4,2019
  • Gendered Implications of Customary Laws on the Women of Northeast India: The case of Nagaland, Man and Society, Vol XVI, Winter 2019
  • From Agriculture to Non-Farm: Agrarian Change among the Scheduled Castes of Central Assam, Social Change and Development, A Journal of OKD Institute of Social Change and Development. XV No.2. July 2018
  • Agrarian Change and Women: Explorations from the field, The Eastern Anthropologist, Vol.70, No.3&4ol.70, No.3 &4. March 2017
  • Re-looking at the Commons: An ethnographic account of a village, Man and Society, A Journal of North-East Studies, Volume XII, Winter,2016
  • Re-examining kinship organisations and Gender Relations in Man and Society: A Journal of North-East Studies, Vol. X, Summer, 2013

Book Chapters

  • Interrogating caste: Locating the Scheduled Castes in a multicast Assamese village, in Thomas and Kakoty (eds.) Towards Social Justice, ICSSR, NESRC and Pentagon Press Delhi. 2018
  • Community Rights and Women in Khasi Society-  in Sangeeta BorthakurTamuli (ed.) Women Empowerment in Northeast India, Eastern Publishers,2014
  • Panchayati Raj Institutions and Inclusive Growth in India: Myth or Reality- Sarmistha Das in Ferdusi Begum(ed.) Panchayati Raj System and Involvement of Women in Rural Development, 2014

Book Reviews

  • Sanjukta Das Gupta and Shekhar Basu (Eds.), Narratives from the Margins: Aspects of Adivasi History in India, in Sociological Bulletin, Vol 70(1), January 2021
  • The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse: Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia By Carolina Borda-Nino-Wildman, in American Journal of Sociology, September 2019
  • Gender Socialization and the Making of Gender in the Indian Context. By Sujit Kumar Chattopadhyay, In Sociological Bulletin, Vol.67, Issue.3, October 2018
  • Clarinda Still, Dalit Women: Honour and Patriarchy in South India, in Sociological Bulletin, Volume 65, 2016
  • Catherine Bernard and John J. Shea(eds.): Nurturing families around the world: Building a culture of peace, in Sociological Bulletin, Volume 64, 2015


  • Quadrants for UGC epathshala, Paper, Media and Margins, Module: Media and Margins, P9M38, 2017
  • Quadrants for UGC epathshala, Paper, Media and Margins, Module: Cultural and Political Aspects of Marginalization, P9M15, 2017
  • Units for MA Sociology programme of K.K. Handiqui State Open University, Sociology of Northeast India, Unit 1 and 3, April, 2014
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