Professor of Sociology
Ph.D. 1999 (Sociology), University of Wisconsin; B.A. 1987 (Political Science), Northwestern University
Puck Building, Room 4120, 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012
Thursdays 2:00 - 3:00 PM.
Areas of Research/Interest:
Economic sociology; sociology of development; Marxian theory; political sociology; comparative-historical sociology; social theory.
Princeton University Press, 2003.
ASA Symposium (JEFFERY PAIGE, ELISABETH S. CLEMENS, LEO PANITCH, with response by VIVEK CHIBBER) Comparative and Historical Sociology
"Making Sense of Postcolonial theory: a response to Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak", Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 27:3, 617-624, DOI:10.1080/09557571.2014.943593 [Download/read: ResponsetoSpivak.pdf, 79.76 kB]
"Subaltern Studies Revisited - a Response to Partha Chatterjee [Longer version]," Economic and Political Weekly, March 1, 2014. [Download/read: SubalternStudiedRevisited.pdf, 224.12 kB]
"Capitalism, Class, and Universalism: Escaping the Cul-de-sac of Postcolonial Theory," The Socialist Register, 2014. [Download/read: Capitalism, Class.pdf, 76.88kB]
"Organized Interests, Development Strategies, and Social Policies", R. Nagaraj ed., Growth, Inequality, and Social Policy in India, London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012. [Download/read: Organized_interests.pdf, 1,802kb]
"Beyond Monism: What is Living and what is Dead in the Marxist Theory of History", Historical Materialism: A Journal of Critical Theory, Vol. 19(2), 2011, 60-91. [Download/read: What_is.pdf, 400 kb]
"American Militarism and the US Political Establishment," Socialist Register, 2009, pp. 23-53. [Download/read:AmericanMilitarism.pdf, 124kb]
"Developments in Class Analysis", Critical Companion to Contemporary Marxism, edited by Jacques Bidet and Stathis Kouvelakis, Leiden: Brill, 2008. [Download/read: Development_in.pdf, 823.25]
"On the Decline of Class Analysis in South Asian Studies," Critical Asian Studies, 2006, 38:4. [Download/read: decline.class.analysis.pdf, 194kb]
"The Good Empire," The Boston Review, February/March 2005. [Download/read: goodempire.pdf, 396kb]
"From Class Compromise to Class Accommodation: Labor’s Incorporation into the Indian Political Economy", in Mary Katzenstein and Raka Ray, Social Movements and Poverty in India, (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005). [Download/read: compromise.pdf, 587kb]
"The Return of Imperialism to Social Science", Archives de Europeenes de Sociologie-The European Journal of Sociology, December, 2004. [Download/read: imperial.pdf, 194kb]
"Reviving the Developmental State? The Myth of the 'National Bourgeoisie'," Socialist Register 2005. [Download/read: reviving.pdf, 74kb]
"Bureaucratic Rationality and the Developmental State," American Journal of Sociology, January 2002, (Volume 107:4). [Download/read: ajs.jan.2002.pdf, 171kb]
"Building a Developmental State: The Korean Case Reconsidered," Politics & Society, September 1999, Vol 27 No. 3, (Sage Publications, Inc.). [Download/read: building.developmental.pdf, 130kb]
"Breaching the Nadu: Lordship and Economic Development in Medieval South India", The Journal of Peasant Studies, 26(3), October 1998. [Download/read: breaching.pdf, 592kb]