Books (Single Authored Monograph)
2018. Grover, Shalini. Revised international edition of the below published by Routledge. Taylor and Francis, United Kingdom and New York https://www.routledge.com/Marriage-Love-Caste-and-Kinship-Support-Lived-Experiences-of-the-Urban/Grover/p/book/9781138019331
Additional preface and epilogue; the latter marks change and continuity from 2000-16. It interlaces recent reflections in the context of India's celebrated economic growth story
2011. Grover, Shalini. Marriage, Love, Caste and Kinship Support: Lived Experiences of the Urban Poor in India. New Delhi: Social Science Press.
Second Monograph (Single Authored Work in Progress/forthcoming, under contract with Cambridge University Press)
Shalini Grover. Domestic Service and Caregiving in the 20th and 21st Centuries: Race, Coloniality and Global Elites in India
Edited Volumes (Co-Edited Work in Progress)
Shalini Grover and Kaveri Qureshi. Post-Divorce Intimacy in Contemporary Asia. For the Book Series on, “The Politics of Marriage and Gender: Global Issues in Local Contexts.” Rutgers University Press.
Shalini Grover, Patricia Jeffery and Thomas Chambers. Portraits of Women’s Paid Domestic-Care Labour: Ethnographic Studies from Globalizing India. New Delhi: Zubaan. (Converting a Special Issue into an Edited Volume with New Contributors)
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters:
2023. Grover, Shalini. Family-Arranged Marriages in Globalizing India: Shifting Scripts of Desire, Infidelity and Emotional Compatibility. In, Berta, Peter (Editor) Arranged Marriage: The Politics of Tradition, Resistance and Change. New York and London: Rutgers University Press.
Forthcoming 2023. Grover, Shalini. ‘Love Unturned’: Female Solidarity and Friendships among Lower Caste Middle-Aged Women in India. In, Chaudhry Shruti, Gorringe Hugo and Govinda Radhika (Editors) Gender in South Asia and Beyond: A Festschrift in Honour of Patricia Jeffery. Delhi: Zubaan and University of Chicago Press.
2022. Chakraborty, S. S., & Grover, S.Care-work for colonial and contemporary white families in India: A historical-anthropology of the racialized romanticization of the ayah. Cultural Dynamics, 0(0). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/09213740221144045
2022. Grover, Shalini. Placement Agencies for Care-Domestic Labour: Everyday Mediation, Civilizing Missions, Regimes of Punishment and Training in Globalized India. Modern Asian Studies: Cambridge University Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0026749X21000585
2019. Grover, Shalini. Streamlining Paid Domestic Labour in Postcolonial India: The New Female All-Rounder in Master-Servant Expatriate Relationships. In, Nitin Sinha and Nitin Varma (Editors) Servants Past, Late-Eighteenth to Twentieth Century South Asia Volume 11. Delhi: Orient Blackswan.
2019. Grover, Shalini. Conjugality and Marital Dissolution in Historical Perspective. In, Sanjay Srivastava, Yasmeen Arif, and Janaki Abraham (Editors) Critical Themes in Indian Sociology. Delhi: Sage.
2018. Grover, Shalini. English-speaking and Educated Female Domestic Workers in Contemporary India: New Managerial Roles, Social Mobility and Persistent Inequality. Journal of South Asian Development (JSAD). 13 (2): 186-209.
2018. Shalini Grover, Thomas Chambers, Patricia, Jeffery and (Editors). Introduction to the Special Issue: Portraits of Women’s Paid Domestic-Care Labour: Ethnographic Studies from Globalizing India. Journal of South Asian Development (JSAD). 13 (2): 1-18.
2018. Grover, Shalini. Who is an Expatriate? Euro-American Identities, Race and Integration in Postcolonial India. In, Sanna Schliewe, Nandita Chaudhary and Giuseppina (Editors) Cultural Psychology of Intervention in the Globalized World. Information Age Publishing: USA, Charlotte: NC.
2017. Grover, Shalini. Jural Relations of Middle-Class Marriage and Women as Legal Subjects in the Imaginary of “New India.” The Australian Journal of Anthropology (TAJA). 28 (3): 249-393.
2017. Grover, Shalini. Revisiting the Devyani Khobragade Controversy: The Value of Domestic Labour in the Global South. In ‘Voices’ from Asian Feminist Activism, Asian Journal of Women’s Studies (AJWS). 23 (1): 121-128.
(Taylor and Francis)
2014. Grover, Shalini. Purani aur nai shaadi: Separation, Divorce and Remarriage Amongst Delhi’s Urban Poor (reprint). In,Ravinder Kaur and Rajni Palriwala (Editors) Marrying in South Asia: Shifting Concepts, Changing Practices in a Globalizing World. Delhi: Orient Blackswan.
2011. Grover, Shalini. Purani aur Nai Shaadi: Separation, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Lives of the Urban Poor in New Delhi. Asian Journal of Women’s Studies (AJWS). 17 (1): 67-99.
(Taylor and Francis)
2009. Grover, Shalini. Lived Experiences: Marriage, Notions of Love, and Kinship Support Amongst Poor Women in Delhi. Contributions to Indian Sociology (CIS). 43 (1): 1–33.
My Other Writings:
2020: Can Covid 19 Be A Game-Changer? Those Who Serve On The Frontline and Servant Loyalty During the Indian Mutiny of 1857. In Solidarity and Care: During the Covid – 19 Pandemic. Sociological Review.
2018 (Episode 5): ‘Capturing an anthropologist’s perspective, Shalini Grover, on the urban poor in India.’ Podcost on India and Development in www.inthefield.org
August 21st, 2017: Comprehensive write-up () of my new revised edition, Routledge United Kingdom Version, London School of Economics, South Asia Blog.
2016 (23rd August): Grover, Shalini.. Remembering ‘Badi Nani:’ A Pointer to Bygone Times at Delhi’s Connaught Place of the 1970s. The Hindu – Opinion - Open Page.
2015 (14th September). Kabita Chakraborty and Shalini Grover. Illness and Hardship as Rites of Passage (a critique of neo-colonial fieldwork and privileged expatriate sojourns). SiliconAfrica.Com
2015 (May 31st). Grover, Shalini, Ellina Samantroy, and Nupur Dhingra Paiva. “New India’s” Inflexible Workforce – Caring is but Women’s Work. Kafila.
2012 (7th June). Grover, Shalini.. Do we over Idealise the Concepts of Family and Motherhood? Tehelka, Opinion.
Published Report On Policy:
Grover Shalini, Minu Hemmati, Clare Flenly. 1999. Gender and Sustainable Consumption: Bridging the Policy Gaps in the Context of Chapter 4, Agenda 21, “Changing Consumption and Production Patterns.” Report to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development 7th Session, April 1999. London: United Nations Environment and Development Committee(UNED-UK).
2015. Kenneth Bo Nielsen and Anne Waldrop. Women, Gender, and Everyday Social Transformation in India (review), 2014, London and New York: Anthem Press. Gender and Development. Volume 23: 2. July.
2015. Pallavi Aiyar. Punjabi Parmesan. (review, “Changing Equations”), 2013, New Delhi: Penguin. The Book Review. Volume xxxix (4) April: p20.
2014. Raka Ray and Seemin Qayum. Cultures of Servitude: Modernity, Domesticity, and Class in India (review), 2009, New Delhi: Oxford University New Delhi. Contributions to Indian Sociology. 48 (2): 284-286
2012. Livia, Holdven. Hindu Divorce: A Legal Anthropology (review), 2008, England: Ashgate, Asian Journal of Women’s Studies. 18 (2): 124-127.
2007. Prem Chowdhry. Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples: Gender, Caste, and Patriarchy in Northern India (review, “The Right to Choose If, Who and When to Marry”). Delhi: Oxford University Press, Economic and Political Weekly. XL11 (24): 2269–71.
(Full review reproduced on-line in Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres)