Publications

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Swarnakar, P., Zavestoski, S. and Pattnaik, B.K. (2017). Bottom-up Approaches in Governance and Adaptation for Sustainable Development: Case Studies from India and Bangladesh. New Delhi, India: SAGE Publications. Available at Amazon

 

Guest Editorial

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Swarnakar, P. (2019) Climate Change, Civil Society, and Social Movement in India in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development edited by Navroz Dubash, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
  • Zavestoski, S. & Swarnakar, P. (2017) Governance for Sustainable Development in the Anthropocene. in Bottom-up Approaches in Governance and Adaptation for Sustainable Development: Case Studies from India and Bangladesh edited by P. Swarnakar, S. Zavestoski, & B. K. Pattnaik. SAGE Publications, New Delhi.
  • Zavestoski, S. & Swarnakar, P. (2017) Neither ‘Top-down’ nor ‘Bottom-up’: A ‘Middle-out’ Alternative to Sustainable Development in Bottom-up Approaches in Governance and Adaptation for Sustainable Development: Case Studies from India and Bangladesh edited by P. Swarnakar, S. Zavestoski, & B. K. Pattnaik. SAGE Publications, New Delhi.
  • Swarnakar, P., & Sharma, A. K. (2011). Environmental concern: Application of new environmental paradigm scale in Rural West Bengal in Migration, Health and Development, edited by S. Lahiri, B Paswan and K C Das, Rawat Publications, New Delhi/Jaipur. pp 170-201.
  • Swarnakar, P. (2010).Who needs conservation and from whom? Olive Ridley turtle conservation in Orissa seacoast”, in Global Environmental Issues: Empirical Evidences, Edited by B S Lal, Serial Publications, New Delhi. pp 69-77.
  • Swarnakar, P., & Sharma, A. K. (2009). Understanding environmental crisis: Locating common grounds in principles and practices between deep and social ecologists in Understanding the Global Environment edited by Samir Dasgupta, Pearson Longman, New Delhi. pp 119-136.

Conference/Seminar papers

  • Talukdar, R. & Swarnakar, P. Civil Society and Climate Change Movement in India: A Critical Evaluation of Development-Environment Dialectic from Rio to Paris (Narratives of Climate Change Symposium, at the University of Newcastle, Australia, July 5-6, 2018. and XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018).
  • Zavestoski, S. & Swarnakar, P. Transition for Whom? a Socio-Political Class Analysis of the Sustainability Transition Literature (XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018).
  • Da Rimini, F., Goodman, J., Swarnakar, P. Mapping a Laggard: Climate Policy Networks in Australia (Annual Conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science, 4S, Sydney, Australia, August 29-September 1, 2018).
  • Swarnakar, P. & Ylä-Anttila, T. Social Movement Organizations, Epistemic Communities or a “Third Sector”? the Divergent Roles of Indian Civil Society Organizations in Policy Networks of Climate Change, ISA Forum of Sociology, 10-14 July 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Kukkonen, A. & Swarnakar, P. Climate Change Discourse Networks in the North and South: Comparing the US, Canada, Brazil and India, ISA Forum of Sociology, 10-14 July 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Swarnakar, P., Gross, M., & Bleicher, A. (2014). Trust me if you can: trust as strategic tool for decision making to deal with ignorance and uncertainty in contaminated sites of Germany and India. ISA World Congress of Sociology, 13-19 July 2014, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Swarnakar, P., Pellissery, S., & Broadbent, J. (2014). Locating the media discourse of climate change policy network in India during 2007-2010. Presented at ISA World Congress of Sociology, 13-19 July 2014, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Broadbent, J., Swarnakar, P., Jin, J. (2014). Comparing Climate Change Discourse Coalitions: Brazil, China and India in Comparative Context. ASA Annual Meeting, 16-19 August 2014, San Francisco, USA.
  • Bhardwaj, N., Shukla, A., & Swarnakar, P. (2014). Users’ Sentiment Analysis in Social Media Context using Natural Language Processing. In The International Conference on Digital Information, Networking, and Wireless Communications (DINWC2014) (pp. 103-111). The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communication.
  • Swarnakar, P. (2012). Locating climate controversies: Mapping climate change policy network in India during 2007-2010, Lund Conference on Earth System Governance, 18-20 April 2012, Lund, Sweden.
  • Swarnakar, P. (2011). Risk, blame and trust: Social construction of groundwater arsenic contamination in West Bengal, India, German Environmental Sociological Summit, 16-18 November 2011, Goethe University Frankfurt (Main), Germany.
  • Swarnakar, P.  (2010). Does perception matter? Governing groundwater arsenic contamination in West Bengal, India, ISA 2010 World Congress of Sociology, 11-17 July 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Swarnakar, P. & Sharma, A. K. (2010). Measuring environmental awareness through new ecological paradigm model” presented at National Symposium on “Advances in Environmental Monitoring and Modelling, 13-15 May 2010, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur.
  • Swarnakar, P. (2008). Are we drinking poison? Understanding the notion of risk perception with reference to groundwater arsenic contamination in West Bengal state of India, Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting, 7-10 December 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Swarnakar, P. & Chatterjee, J. (2007). Changing paradigm of craft cluster: Impact of societal change in the era of globalization”, 8th APSA Conference: Asia Pacific Region: Societies in Transformation, 19-22 November 2007, Penang, Malaysia.
  • Swarnakar, P. & Sharma, A. K. (2007). Socio-ecology of domestic water consumption in India: A comparative study of scarcity and contamination regions, German Environmental Sociology Summit 007: International and Interdisciplinary Challenges, 8-10 November 2007, University of Lüneburg, Germany.
  • Pattanaik, D, Swarnakar, P. & Chatterjee, J. (2007). Knowledge and innovation for global competitiveness and the business ecosystem model – a case study on Indian handicraft clusters, 4th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM), 27-28 August 2007, Vienna, Austria.
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