Edited Volumes



Deb, Nikhil, Manjusha Nair, and Glenn Muschert, eds. Social Justice in the Global South. Edward Elgar. 




Peer-Reviewed Articles



Deb, Nikhil and Louise Seamster. “Socioenvironmental Injustice across the Global Divide: Slow Violence and Institutional Betrayal in Bhopal and Flint.” Sociology of Development.




Deb, Nikhil. “Slow Violence and the Gas Peedit in Neoliberal India.” Social Problems. Online First: 

§  2019 Brent K. Marshall Graduate Student Paper Award, Section on Environment & Technology, SSSP



Deb, Nikhil. “Law and Corporate Malfeasance in Neoliberal India.” Critical Sociology 46(7-8): 1157–1171.



Deb, Nikhil. “The Fukushima Disaster and the Framing of Nuclear Energy in India.” Perspectives on Global Development and Technology 17(4): 473-495.



Hussain, Belayeth A.H.M, and Nikhilendu Deb. “Gender-Sensitivity of Bangladesh Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP): A Gender Scanning.” SUST Journal of Social Sciences 25(2): 43-55



Deb, Nikhilendu. (In Bengali). “Postmodernism: A Perplexing Framework for a Malleable World.” SUST Journal of Social Sciences 13(1): 1-11.


Revise and Resubmit



Deb, Nikhil. “Unyielding Humanity from Catastrophic Ruins: New Political Society for Social and Environmental Justice after Bhopal.”


Under Review



Deb, Nikhil, and *Nira Amoona. “Neoliberal Climate Vulnerability and the 2022 Sylhet Flood in Bangladesh”


Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters 



Deb, Nikhil. “Development Regimes and Neoliberalism in Bangladesh.” In Social Transformation in Bangladesh: Pathways, Challenges and the Way Forward, edited by Shahidur Rahman and Md. Masud-All Kamal. London: Routledge.



Deb, Nikhil. “Bhopal Disaster.” In Encyclopedia of Technological Hazards and Disasters in the Social Sciences, edited by Duane A. Gill, Liesel A. Ritchie, and Nnenia Campbell. Edward Elgar.



Deb, Nikhil and *Avijit Chakrabarty. “Green Potential in the Global South:  The Phulbari Movement in Neoliberal Bangladesh. In Green Crime in the Global South: Essays on Southern Green Criminology, edited by David Rodríguez Goyes. London: Palgrave.



Deb, Nikhil and *Maya Rao. “The Pandemic and the Invisible Poor of the Global South: Slum Dwellers in Mumbai, India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh.” Pp. 51-60, in Social Problems in the Age of COVID-19: Global Perspectives, edited by Glenn Muschert, Kristen Budd, David Lane, and Jason Smith. Bristol: Policy Press.



Deb, Nikhil. “Corporate Capitalism, Environmental Damage, and the Rule of Law: The Magurchara Gas Explosion in Bangladesh.” Pp. 367-381 in the Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology, edited by Nigel South and Avi Brisman. London: Routledge.




Teaching Publications



Deb, Nikhilendu. “Why People Get Married: Marriage and Social  Class.” TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Washington, DC:  American Sociological Association.




Book Reviews



Deb, Nikhil. Review of Threatening Dystopias: The Global Politics of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh. Cornell University Press, 2020. London School of Economics Review of Books.



Deb, Nikhil. Review of A Social Theory of Corruption: Notes from the Indian Subcontinent by Sudhir Chella. Harvard University Press, 2020. Journal of White Collar and Corporate Crime.



Deb, Nikhil. Review of Super Polluters: Tackling the World’s Largest Sites of Climate- Disrupting Emissions by Don Grant, Andrew Jorgenson, and Wesley Longhofer.  Columbia University Press, 2020. London School of Economics Review of Books



Deb, Nikhil. Review of Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India by Michael Levien. Oxford University Press, 2018. London School of Economics Review of Books.

§  Reprinted in the Journal of Governance, Security & Development 2(1):123-126.



Deb, Nikhil.  “Review of The Right to Nature: Social Movements, Environmental Justice and Neoliberal Natures” by Elia Apostolopoulou and Jose A. Cortes-Vazquez (Eds). Critical Criminology 1-4.



Deb, Nikhilendu. Review of Facing the Planetary: Entangled Humanism and the Politics of Swarming by William E. Connolly. Duke University Press, 2017. London School of Economics Review of Books, pp. 1-3.




In Progress



Deb, Nikhil. “Toward a Theory of Eco-Political Society: Insights from Global South Locales.”



Deb, Nikhil. “Climate of Grabbing in Neoliberal Bangladesh.” 



Deb, Nikhil. “Fighting Dispossession: Regime of Resistance in Neoliberal Bangladesh.”