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Jeffery, Roger

Roger Jeffery Professor of Sociology of South Asia, University of Edinburgh

Roger Jeffery is a Professor of Sociology of South Asia at The University of Edinburgh. His research has covered public health policy, social demography and pharmaceuticals regulation. He is the University’s Dean International (India), Director of the India Institute and President of the European Association of South Asian Studies. He has recently edited (with Craig Jeffrey and Jens Lerche) Development Failure and Identity Politics in Uttar Pradesh (SAGE 2014) and (with Oliver Heath) Change and Diversity: Economics, Politics and Society in Contemporary India (OUP 2010). He is the author and co-author of numerous books including most recently Education, Masculinities and Unemployment in North India (with Craig Jeffrey and Patricia Jeffery, Social Science Press 2010).