Areas of Research/Interest:
• Urban sociology
• Globalization studies
• Political economy
• Political sociology
• International development
• South Asia
Weinstein, Liza. The Durable Slum: Political Fragmentations and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai. University of Minnesota Press (Globalization and Community Series), in press. (Expected Spring 2014)
Weinstein, Liza. “Demolition and Dispossession: Toward an Understanding of State Violence in Millennial Mumbai,” Studies in Comparative International Development, Special Issue on Cities, Violence and Development in the Global South. (Expected 2013)
Weinstein, Liza. “’One-Man Handled’: Fragmented Power and Political Entrepreneurship in Globalizing Mumbai,” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Special Issue on The Contested Indian City. (Expected 2013)
Weinstein, Liza and Xuefei Ren. “The Changing Right to the City: Urban Renewal and Housing Rights in Globalizing Shanghai and Mumbai,” City & Community, Symposium on India and China. 8(2009): 407-432.
Weinstein, Liza. “Democracy in the Globalizing Indian City: Engagements of Political Society and the State in Globalizing Mumbai,” Politics & Society, 37(2009): 397-427.
Weinstein, Liza. “Mumbai’s Development Mafias: Organized Crime, Land Development, and Globalization,” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 32(2008): 22-39.
• American Sociological Association (Sections on Community & Urban Sociology Section, Sociology of Development, and Political Sociology)
Courses Taught Undergraduate:
- ANTH 2305 Global Markets Local Cultures | Syllabi
- SOCL 3455 Seminar in Urban Sociology | Syllabi
- ANTH 4515 Anthropology of South Asia | Syllabi