Book Chapters


Swarnakar, Pradip, and A. K. Sharma, 2009, "Understanding Environmental Crises: Locating Common Grounds in Principles and Practices between Deep and Social Ecologists", in Samir Dasgupta, ed., Understanding the Global Environment, New Delhi, India, pp.118-136.

Ramana, M. V., and J. Y. Suchitra, 2009, "The Many Phases of Nuclear Insecurity", in Ligia Noronha and Anant Sudarshan eds., India‘s Energy Security, pp. 207-222.


Lele, Sharachchandra, 2008, "Interdisciplinarity as a Three-Way Conversation: Barriers and Possibilities", in Pranab Bardhan and Isha Ray, eds., The Contested Commons: Conversations between Economists and Anthropologists, Blackwell, Oxford, U.K, pp. 187-207. 

Vadivelu, Ananda G, 2008, "Choosing ‘Not’ to Participate – Evidence from Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP) in Chitradurga, Karnataka", in Gopal K. Kadekodi, Ravi Kanbur and Vijayendra Rao, eds., Development in Karnataka, Challenges of Governance, Equity and Empowerment, Academic Foundation, New Delhi, India, pp. 377-406.

Kumar, Kiran A. K.,S Lele, and P Shivashankar, 2008, "Impact of Irrigation-Led Agricultural Development on Use of Common Lands in Dry Regions of Karnataka, India", Insights from the Field: Studies in Participatory Forest Management in India, Winrock International India, New Delhi, India, pp. 110-134. 


Baland, Jean-Marie, Pranab Bardhan, Sanghamitra Das, Dilip Mookherjee, and Rinki Sarkar, 2007, "Managing the Environmental Consequences of Growth: Forest Degradation in the Indian Mid-Himalayas", in Suman Bery, Barry Bossworth and Arvind Panagariya, eds., India Policy Forum, Vol. 3,  Sage Publications, New Delhi, pp. 215-277. [Full Paper: Pdf file, 332 KB]

Singh, Praveen, 2007, "Bridging the Gap in Kanpur Ganga: The Failure of Monitoring Agencies", in K. J. Joy, Biksham Gujja, Suhas Paranjape,Vinod Goud and Shruti Vispute, eds., Water Conflicts in India: A Million Revolts in the Making, Routledge, London, pp. 207-213.

Sangameswaran, Priya, 2007, "Entries on “Drinking Water”, “Irrigation”, and “Water Law", in Paul Robbins, eds., Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Sage Publications.

Lélé, Sharachchandra, 2007, "Sustainability", in Roland Robertson and Jan Aart Scholte, eds., Encyclopedia of Globalization, Volume 3, N to T, Routledge, London, pp. 1102-1107.


Lélé, Sharachchandra, and L. Venkatachalam, 2006, "Assessing the Socio-Economic Impact of Changes in Forest Cover on Watershed Services", in Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Sharachchandra Lélé and R. Jayakumar, eds., Hydrology and Watershed Services in the Western Ghats of India: Effects of Land Use and Land Cover Change, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, pp. 215-247. [Link]

Kiran Kumar, A. K., Ajit Menon, and Iswargouda Patil, 2006, "Methodological Challenges of Socio-Hydrological Research on Land-Use Change and Watershed Services: Insights from the Western Ghats", in Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Sharachchandra Lélé and R. Jayakumar, eds., Hydrology and Watershed Services in the Western Ghats of India: Effects of Land Use and Land Cover Change, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, pp. 249-264. [Link]


Lélé, Sharachchandra, 2004, "Beyond State-Community and Bogus "Joint"Ness: Crafting Institutional Solutions for Resource Management", in Max Spoor, eds., Globalisation, Poverty and Conflict: A Critical "Development" Reader, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht and Boston, pp. 283-303.


Sills, Erin O, Sharachchandra Lélé, Thomas P. Holmes, and Subhrendu K. Pattanayak, 2003,"Non-timber Forest Products in the Rural Household Economy ", in Sills and Abt, eds., Forests in a Market Economy, pp. 259-281.

Lélé, Sharachchandra, 2003, "Challenges in Doing Socially Relevant and Interdisciplinary NRM Research for Integrated Development", in P. S. Ramakrishnan, K. G. Saxena, Suprava Patnaik, and Surendra Singh, eds., Methodological Issues in Mountain Research: A Socio Ecological Systems Approach, Oxford & IBH, New Delhi, pp. 57-78.

Menon, Ajit, 2003, "Forests, Law and Land Use in the Kolli Hills, India", in Pradhan R, eds., Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law in Social, Economic and Political Development, International Continuing Nursing Education Credits, Kathmandu, Nepal.


Badrinarayanan, Smitha, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Sharachchandra Lélé, and K. Chandrashekara, 2001, "Consequences of Forest Conversion to Coffee Plantation on Litter Beetle and Ant Communities", in K. N. Ganeshaiah, R.U. Shaanker, and K. S. Bawa, eds., Proceedings of  International Conference on Tropical  Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity and Human Welfare, Oxford-IBH Publishing, New Delhi, India, pp.162-163.

Lélé, Sharachchandra., V. Srinivasan, and K. S. Bawa, 2001, "Returns to Investment in Conservation: Disaggregated Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Creation of a Wildlife Sanctuary", in K. N. Ganeshaiah, R.U. Shaanker and K. S. Bawa, eds., Proceedings of International Conference on Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity and Human Welfare, Oxford IBH Publishing, New Delhi, India, pp. 31-33.

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