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Field to Factory: Film and ethnography of industrialisation in Chhattisgarah, Central India

Full Bibliographic details of papers by Prof. Johnny Parry

1999            'Lords of labour: working and shirking in Bhilai', in J. P. Parry, J. Breman and K. Kapadia (eds), The worlds of Indian industrial labour, special issue of Contributions to Indian Sociology, n.s. 33 (1&2): 107-40. (Also appears in the expanded Sage [New Delhi] hardback version of the same). Read Article (PDF)

1999      ‘Two cheers for reservation: The Satnamis and the steel plant’, in Ramachandra Guha and J. P. Parry (eds), Institutions and inequalities: Essays in honour of André Béteille. pp. 129-69.  Oxford University Press: New Delhi. Read Article (PDF) and view associated table (PDF)
2000      ‘“The crisis of corruption” and “the idea of India”: a worm’s eye view’,  in I. Pardo (ed), The morals of legitimacy, pp 27 -55.  New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books.  Read Article (PDF)

2001            ‘Ankalu’s errant wife – sex, marriage and industry in contemporary Chhattisgarh’ Modern Asian Studies, 35 (4): 783-820. Read Article (PDF)
2002                Du bagne des champs aux riantes usines: Le travail dans une enterprise sidérugique indienne, Terrain, 39: 121- 40.
2003      Nehru's dream and the village 'waiting room': Long distance labour migrants to a central Indian steel town, Contributions to Indian Sociology,  37 (1 & 2): 217 - 49.  
2004       'The marital history of "a thumb impression man"'. In D. Arnold and S. Blackburn (eds), Telling lives: South Asian Life Histories, pp. 281 - 318.New Delhi: Permanent Black. (US edition published by University of Indian Press, 2004).
2005            ‘Changing childhoods in industrial Chhattisgarh’. In R. Chopra and P. Jeffery (eds), Educational regimes in contemporary India. New Delhi and London: Sage Publications, pp 276-98.

2007           ‘The sacrifices of modernity in a Soviet-built steel town in central India'. In J. Pina-Cabral and F. Pine (eds), Religion on the margins. Oxford: Berghahn Books.
In press. ‘Cosmopolitan values in a central Indian steel town’. In Pnina Werbner (ed), Anthropology and the new cosmopolitanism. ASA Monographs Series (2008).
                  'Sociological Marxism in central India: Polanyi, Gramsci and the case of the unions.' In C. Hann and K. Hart (eds), Market and Society" The Great Transformation today (submitted to publisher).  
Under revision
                        ‘The embourgeoisement of a “proletarian vanguard”’. (prepared for ‘Exploring the Middle Classes in South Asia’ conference, University of Sussex, July 2007).