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Name : Dr Rubina Nusrat
Education : Masters in Social Work, PhD (Development Studies)
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Areas of Specialisation

Tribal Development, Sustainable Development, Social Exclusion, Sustainable Livelihoods, PRA methodology, Women Empowerment, Development of minority Communities.

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Publications/articles/cases/reviews

International Publication:

  1. Rubina N, 2011, Adaptation and coexistence of Van Gujjars in the Forests, http//dlc.dlib.indiana.edu ( Digital Library of Commons).
  2. Rubina N, 2011, Marginalisation of Himalayan pastoralists of Uttarakhand and exclusion from their traditional habitat- A case study of Van Gujjars in India, International Journal of Human Development and Sustainability, Volume 4, Number 1: Spring 2011, ISSN: 0974-3529,ISBN: 978-1-61233-519-3.
  3. Rubina N, 2012, Changing values among pastoralists of Himalaya in the wake of globalization, Advances in Agriculture, Sciences and Engineering Research, 2012 Volume 2(5) May: 153 - 157, ISSN: 2276 – 6723 , http://www.ejournal.sedinst.com.
  4. Rubina N, 2015. 'Unheard Voices of Van Gujjar Women': A Thematic Analysis of Coping Patterns by Women in the Context of Sedentarization among Himalayan Pastoralists. Sociology and Anthropology, 3 , 598 - 607. doi: 10.13189/sa.2015.031104.
  5. Rubina N, 2016, Analysing Sustainability of alternate livelihood strategies in Gujjar pastoralists of Shivalik foothills of Himalayas, International Journal of Current Research, Vol.8, Issue, 01, pp. 25868-25976, January, 2016.
  6. Rubina N, 2016, Empowerment of Gujjar and Taungya Tribal Women in Shivalik foothills, The International Journal Research Publication’ Research Journal of social science and management, Vol 05, Number: 10, February 2016. ( UGC NO:46960)
  7. Rubina N, 2017, Gender Analysis and Women Empowerment using the Social relations approach: A study of Taungya Community of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, South Asian Journal of Participative Development, Vol-16, No 3, July- Dec, 2016
  8. Rubina Nusrat and R R Patil, Feminist discourse and perspectives of Ambedkar: A case study of Taungya women in Shivalik foothills, Research Journal of Social Science and Management, ISSN: 2251 1571, Volume: 08, Number: 03, July 2018, pp 11-17( UGC NO:46960)

National Publications:

  1. Rubina N, Dec 2010, Van Gujjars in spatial and social setting, Political economy Journal of India/ISSN No-0971-2097. (UGC No: 41898)
  2. Rubina Nusrat, May 2018, Social Inclusion of marginalized: An impact assessmenet of MGNREGA on women empowerment levels in Taungya Community of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Social Welfare, Vol 65, pp 12-16/ ISSN 0037-8038 (UGC No: 64052)

Book Publication

  1. Rubina N, 2015, Sustainability of Van Gujjar: A transition of muslim pastoral tribe in Himalayan Region, Gyan Publications, New Delhi. ISBN: 9.78935E+12
  2. Rubina N, 2017, Sustainability of Scheduled Castes: Taungya Community of Himalayan Region, Gyan Publications, New Delhi. ISBN: 9789386397256

Chapters in Books :

  1. N U Khan and Rubina Nusrat, 2019, Emerging domains for Social Workers in Corporate Social Responsibility : An Indian Perspective, In Virendra Balaji Shahare and Habeebul Rahiman VM (Ed): Practice of Social Work Emerging Concerns, Bloomsbury Publishing, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93- 88630-26-9
  2. Rubina Nusrat and S.M Sajid , 2018, International Social work education: Diverse understanding in the Global North and South. In S.M Sajid & Rashmi Jain (Ed): Reflections on Social Work Profession, Bloomsbury Publishing, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-87863-07-1
  3. Rubina Nusrat, 2017: Contested and Contextual Identities: ethnicity, religion and identity among the muslim Van Gujjar community of shivalik range of Himalayas. In Limseer, A. PA & et.al (Ed): Researching Islam in the Global Village, Hidayat publisher, New Delhi, pp. 274‐294
  4. Rubina Nusrat, 2017, Assessing Maternal Health Care Utilization by tribal women of Gujjar and Taungya community-Evidences from forest dwelling tribal household of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. In Fr. John, P. J & et.al (Ed): Sustainable Development of Tribal population: challenges and strategies, Academic Publisher, New Delhi. ISBN:987-93-83931-39-2
  5. Rubina Nusrat, 2013, Edited chapter in the book on Sustainable forestry: people, culture and economics, LG. Publishers Distributors, New Delhi. ISBN: 9788191038293
  6. Wrote Three Units for the course material of Post Graduate Diploma in social work among Tribals, published by IGNOU.

Research Projects

  1. Organised and conducted a five day Training Programme on “Life Skill Education" from March 1, 2016 to March 1, 2016 for SC/ST/Minority Youth under the capacity of Training coordinator. The workshop was held at the Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur.
  2. Team Member in a collaborative funded research project titled “Engaging Global Dialogue: Decolonizing Pedagogy and partnerships” between Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional studies, York University (Canada) and Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Presentations in Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshops:

  1. Rubina N, 2018, Paper presented in National Conference on Indigenous Social Work: Challenges, Responses and Way forward on 16-17 November 2018, Dilemmas on Developing Indigenous Literature in Indian Social Work, Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  2. Rubina N, 2018, Paper presented in National Conference on Indigenous Social Work: Challenges, Responses and Way forward on 16-17 November 2018, Reflecting on International exchange in social work education: The experience from India, Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  3. Rubina N, 2018, Paper presented in National Conference on Indian Social Work- Scope and challenges,on 14-15 March 2018, Indigenization of Indian Social Work: A curriculum analysis for knowledge building, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, Delhi University, Noida.
  4. Rubina N, 2017, Presented a joint paper with Prof S M Sajid on ‘Reflecting on International Social Work education: An analysis of the perspectives of academicians in Global South and Global North’ in the International Conference on Social Work Education and Practice, February, 2017.
  5. Rubina N, 2017, Presented a joint paper with Prof N U Khan on ‘An anthropological Approach of ethnographic lens applied by Social workers in ethical assessment of CSR in Developing Countries’ in the International Conference on Social Work Education and Practice, February, 2017.
  6. Rubina N, 2017, Paper presented in National Seminar on Tribal Rights in India and Demand for Development with Dignity held on 4-5 February, Tribal rights of Van Gujjar in Forests Rights Act, 2006: a case of ‘establishing cultural ethnicity and livelihood through conservation of traditional knowledges, Indian Social Institute, New Delhi.
  7. Rubina N, 2016, Paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Relearning Dr. B.R Ambedkar’s Thoughts and ideology for reconstructing contemporary society held on 6th and 7th December, Dr Ambedkar’s perspective on feminist discourse and women empowerment: A case study of SC Taungya women in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, Dr. B.R Ambedkar Chair, Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.
  8. Rubina N, 2016, Paper presented in the National Conference on Sustainable Development of Tribal Population: Challenges and Strategies held on 4th and 5th of November 2016, Assessing Maternal Health Care Utilization through women empowerment index by tribal women of Gujjar and Taungya community: Evidences from forest dwelling tribal household of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand , Department of Social Work, Bhopal School of Social Sciences, Madhya Pradesh.
  9. Rubina N, 2016, Paper presented in the India International Islamic Academic Conference held on 8th and 9th October 2016, Contested and Contextual Identities: Ethnicity, Religion and Identity among the muslim Van Gujjar community of Shivalik Range of Himalayas, India Islamic Cultural; Centre, New Delhi.
  10. Rubina N and Pattanaik B.K, 2015, Paper presented in the International Conference of Public Health, Inequities in Utilization of Maternal Health Care services in Tribal women of Himalaya, JMI.
  11. Rubina N, 2015, presented a paper in the International Workshop on A Dialogue on International Collaboration and Globally Inclusive Curriculum on Social Work Education held on 26th November, 2015, Curricular Analysis with a Global perspective, workshop was a part of a collaborative funded research project titled “Engaging Global Dialogue: Decolonizing Pedagogy and partnerships” between Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional studies, York University (Canada) and Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  12. Rubina N, 2012, Paper presented in National conference on governing natural resources for economic outcome, Custodians of culture sustain forest biodiversity through participatory planning and Management in Himalayas, Centre for study in social sciences, Kolkata, June 2012.
  13. Rubina N, 2011, Paper presented in National conference on Ethics, values and morality: Concept, Theory and Practise, Changing values among pastoralists of Himalaya in the wake of globalization, 2011, Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad.
  14. Rubina N, 2011, Paper presented in International Conference on sustaining the commons ( IASC, 2011), Adaptation and coexistence of Van Gujjars in the Forests,11-13th January 2011,Hyderabad.

Conferences Participated:

  1. Participated in International Conference on Environmental Knowledge for Disaster Risk Management (ekDRM-2011) , organised under the ekDRM project by the National Instistute for Disaster Management and GIZ, 10-11 May 2011.
  2. Participated in two-day International Conference on 'Diaspora and Development: Prospects and Implications for Nation States’, organised at IGNOU, 6-7 Sept 2011.
  3. Participated in National workshop on Reclaiming Research in Livestock Development through Policy Interventions, organized by IGNOU in collaboration with RAGACOVAS and ILRI , April 2011.
  4. Participated in two-day seminar on 'Caste and the Census', organised by the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair (BRAC) on Social Change and Development, IGNOU, March 2011.
  5. Attended a workshop on research methodology by the Interuniversity Consortium of IGNOU.
  6. Attended a workshop on techniques of analysis in social sciences conducted by Council for social development, 2011

Training Attended

  1. Attended Faculty Development Workshop on, ‘Supervision of HRM students, the challenges involved and the preparedness required for effective Supervision' in Week-long Visiting Fellow Programme in Human Resource Management organized by Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, under the aegis of UGC- CAS Phase-II, March 8, 2018.
  2. Attended workshop on 'Field Work Supervision and Integrating Theory with Practice' in Week-long Visiting Fellow Programme in Social Development organized by Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, under the aegis of UGC- CAS Phase-II, March 16, 2018.
  3. Attended One Day TOT (Training of the Trainers): A Faculty Development Programme by Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation on Leprosy: Breaking Myth under the aegis of Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, September 15, 2017.

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