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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 25 Citations 12,167 47 World Ranking 742 National Ranking 113

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Awards & Achievements

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, United Kingdom

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Epistemology

Uma Kothari mostly deals with Empowerment, Politics, Participatory development, Participatory rural appraisal and Public administration. Much of her study explores Empowerment relationship to Duty. Uma Kothari combines subjects such as Management and Pluralism with her study of Duty.

Her Politics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Political economy, Social science, Colonialism, Poverty and International development. Her Participatory rural appraisal research spans across into areas like Participatory action research and Social control. Uma Kothari focuses mostly in the field of Public administration, narrowing it down to matters related to Citizen journalism and, in some cases, Agency, Gender relations, Environmental planning and Incentive.

Her most cited work include:

  • Participation: the New Tyranny? (2310 citations)
  • Institutions, agency and the limitations of participatory approaches to development. (394 citations)
  • Power, knowledge and social control in participatory development. (330 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her scientific interests lie mostly in Colonialism, Politics, Economic growth, Political economy and Environmental ethics. Her research in Colonialism intersects with topics in Empire, Assemblage, International development and Gender studies. Her work carried out in the field of Empire brings together such families of science as Government and Advertising.

As a part of the same scientific family, Uma Kothari mostly works in the field of Politics, focusing on Social science and, on occasion, Ideology. Her work on Empowerment as part of general Economic growth study is frequently linked to Livelihood and Participatory rural appraisal, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science. Uma Kothari regularly ties together related areas like Globalization in her Political economy studies.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Colonialism (14.94%)
  • Politics (14.94%)
  • Economic growth (13.79%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Environmental ethics (12.64%)
  • Environmental change (9.20%)
  • Temporality (8.05%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Environmental ethics, Environmental change, Temporality, Context and Visual arts are her primary areas of study. Uma Kothari carries out multidisciplinary research, doing studies in Environmental ethics and Small island. Uma Kothari integrates Environmental change and Built environment in her research.

Her Context research spans across into subjects like Falsity, Development studies, Argument, Global public good and Value. Her work is dedicated to discovering how Visual arts, Reading are connected with Exhibition and Face and other disciplines. In her research, she performs multidisciplinary study on Rapid expansion and Economic growth.

Between 2017 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • COVID-19 and the case for global development (45 citations)
  • Shifting sands: the rhythms and temporalities of island sandscapes (9 citations)
  • Everyday Life and Environmental Change (6 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Capitalism

Uma Kothari spends much of her time researching Environmental ethics, Environmental change, Context, Temporality and Small island. Her Environmental change investigation overlaps with Everyday life, Built environment, Tourism and Building construction. Combining a variety of fields, including Context, International development, Debt, Development economics, Value and Global public good, are what the author presents in her essays.

Uma Kothari has researched Temporality in several fields, including Sense of place and Temporalities. Her Small island research covers fields of interest such as Making-of, The Imaginary, Mobilities, Relation and Place making.

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Best Publications

Dynamics of Unfree Labour in the Contemporary Global Economy

Stephanie Barrientos;Uma Kothari;Nicola Phillips.
Journal of Development Studies (2013)

102 Citations

COVID-19 and the case for global development

Johan Oldekop;Rory Horner;David Hulme;Roshan Adhikari.
World Development (2020)

74 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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