Parveen Nangia

Parveen Nangia

Full Professor | Chairperson

Department of Sociology
Arts

Biography

Associate Professor

Chair, Department of Sociology

Education

M.A - Geography

M.Phil - Population Studies

Ph.D - Structure of child employment: Causes and consequences

Academic Appointments

Previous faculty positions at International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

On The Web

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Research

Areas of research 

Social inequality 

Migration 

Health

Fertility 

Teaching


Publications

Books and monographs

Ram, F., & Nangia, P. (2001). Atlas of reproductive and child health in India (Monograph). Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Singh, S.K., Nangia, P. & Roy, T.K. (2000). Community participation in RCH program: Experience from health awareness units (Monograph). Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Panicker, R. & Nangia, P. (1992). Working and street children of Delhi. NOIDA: National Labour Institute.

Nangia, P. (1987). Child labour: Cause‑effect syndrome. New Delhi: Janak Publishers. 

Book Chapters

Nangia, P. & Virchez, J. (2013). International migration and socio-economic development in sending communities: A case study of Punjab, India. In S. Aru, A. Corsale, & M. Tanca (eds.) Percorsi migratori della contemporaneita: Forme, pratiche, territori (pp. 65-81). CUEC Editrice. Collana, Italy: University Press.

Nangia, P. & Roy, T.K. (2012). Gender disparity in child care in India: Findings from two National Family Health Surveys. In M. Pal, P. Pathak, P. Bharati, B. Ghosh & A. Majumdar (Eds.) Gender issues and empowerment of women (pp. 165-185). New York: Nova Publishers.

Nangia, P. (2012). Immigration and settlement in Greater Sudbury. In C. Andrew, J. Biles, M. Burstein, V. Esses & E. Tolley (eds.) Immigration, integration and inclusion in Ontario cities (pp. 253-278). Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 

Nangia, P. & Roy, T.K. (2009). Gender disparity in development opportunities for children in India. In E. Ardafio-Schandorf and J. Momen (Eds.) Gender, the State and Different Environmental Places: Perspectives from Developing Countries in Africa and Asia. (pp. 77-105). Accra: Ghana University Press.

Nangia, P. (2009). Terror of AIDS: Risky sexual behavior of migrants in two cities of India. In M. Vardalos, G.K. Letts,  H.M. Teixeira, A. Karzai, & J. Haig (Eds.) Engaging terror: A critical and interdisciplinary approach (pp. 229-243). Boca Raton, Florida: Brown Walker Press. 

Roy, A., & Nangia, P. (2005). Reproductive health status of wives left behind by male outmigrants: A study of Rural Bihar, India. In S. Jatrana, M. Toyota, & B. S.A. Yeoh (Eds.), Migration and Health in Asia (pp. 209-241). London: Routeledge. 

Arnold, F., Nangia, P., & Kapil, U. (2004). Indicators of nutrition for women and children. In S. I. Rajan & K.S. James (Eds.), Demographic change, health inequality and human development in India (pp. 141-164). Hyderabad: Centre for Economic and Social Studies.

Roy, A., & Nangia, P. (2003). Left-behind women in Bihar. In K. Gopal Iyer (Ed.), Migrant labour and human rights in India (pp.140-161). New Delhi: Kanishka, 2003.

Mira, A., Nangia, P., & Roy, T.K. (2003). Reproductive behaviour of tribal women in Madhya Pradesh. In D.K. Adak, B.N. Bhattacharya, R. Gosh, M. Pal, P. Bharati & T.S. Vasulu (Eds.), Demographic and health profile of the tribals - A study of Madhya Pradesh (pp. 50  - 76). New Delhi: Anmol Publications.

Nangia, P., & Khan, N. (2002). Educational deprivation and employment status of children in rural areas of Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa: Evidence from NFHS-2. In N. Ramachandran & L. Massun (Eds.), Coming to grips with rural child work: A food security approach (pp. 321-344). New Delhi: Institute for Human Development & United Nations World Food Programme.

Nangia, P. (1997). Role of women in protection and degradation of forests in India. In A. Wickramasinghe (Ed.), Development issues across regions–women, land and forestry (conference proceedings) (pp. 201- 220). Kandy, Sri Lanka: Collaborative Regional Research Network in South Asia.

Nangia, P. (1996). Rapid urban growth and proliferation of slums: The Indian experience. In L. N. Chiang, J. Williams & H. L. Bednarek (Eds.), Proceedings of the fourth Asian urbanization conference (pp.  319 – 337). Lansing: National Taiwan University, Taiwan and Michigan State University, USA.

Roy, T.K., & Nangia, P. (1995). Teenage fertility behaviour in Uttar Pradesh: An empirical investigation of levels, trends and differentials. In R.B. Gupta & S. Joshi (Eds.) Proceedings of the workshop on strategy formulation to reduce teenage fertility in Uttar Pradesh, India. Final Report. Nainital: UP Academy of Administration. 

Nangia, P., Gupta, K., Roy, T.K., & Prasad, R. (1995). Health and perception of people about pollution around the major industrial zone of Bombay. In J. I. Clarke & Leon Tabah (Eds.), Population-environment- development interactions (pp.  325 – 338). Paris: CICRED.    

Nangia, P. (1994). Children in the urban informal sector ‑ A tragedy of the developing countries. In A. K. Dutt, F. J. Costa, S. Aggarwal & A. G. Noble (Eds.), The Asian city: Processes of development, characteristics and planning (pp. 279-294). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 

Gupta, K., Nangia, P., & Fayazuddin, M. (1992). Migrants in the slums of Thane City. In K. Srinivasan & K.B. Pathak (Eds.), Dynamics of the population and family welfare 1991 (pp. 178‑202). Mumbai: Himalaya Publishing House.

Nangia, P. (1991). The situation of working children in India. In W. E. Myers (Ed.), Protecting working children (pp. 46‑61). London and New Jersey: Zed Books Ltd. [also published in UNICEF. (1989). Staff Working Paper, No.4. (pp. 51‑67). New York: UNICEF].

Nangia, P. (1991). Generating awareness on undesirable aspects of child labour. In R.N. Pati (Ed.) Rehabilitation of child labourers in India (pp. 63 –75). New Delhi: Ashish Publishing House.

Nangia, P. (1991). Elementary education and child workers in India: A policy perspective. In I. Hirway, J. Cottyn & P. Pandya (Eds.), Towards eradication of child labour (pp. 212-221). New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Pub. Co. Ltd. 

Articles in refereed journals

Montgomery, P., Nangia, P., Mossey, S., & Pye, D. (2017). Protecting the mental health of Ontario seniors. In Diversity of Research in Health Journal (e-journal), [S.I.], Vol. 1, pp. 17-32, June 2017. 

Montgomery, P., Jermyn, D., Bailey, P., Nangia, P., Egan, M., & Mossey, S. (2015). Community reintegration of stroke survivors: The effect of a community navigation intervention. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(1), 214-225.  

Nangia, P. (2013). Discrimination experienced by landed immigrants in Canada. RCIS Working paper No. 2013/7. In H. Bauder (series editor) RCIS Working papers. Toronto: Ryerson University, Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement.  

Guntupalli, A. Meera & Nangia, P. (2009). Women’s autonomy, contraceptive use and fertility: A comparative study of tribal and non-tribal population. Man in India, 89 (3) July-September; 323-340.

Agarwal, P., & Nangia, P. (2005). Inmigration in Delhi: An overview. Demography India, 34 (1), 127-148.

Arnold, F., Nangia, P., & Kapil, U. (2004). Indicators of nutrition for women and children in India: Current status and recommendations. Economic and Political Weekly, 39 (7), (February 14), 664-670. 

Acharya, A.K., & Nangia, P. (2004). Population growth and changing land-use pattern in Mumbai Metropolitan Region of India. Caminhos de Geografia (from Brazil), 11 (11), 168 – 185. 

Roy, T.K., Ram, F., Nangia, P., Saha, U., & Khan, N. (2003). Can women’s childbearing and contraceptive intentions predict contraceptive demand? Findings from a longitudinal study in central India. International Family Planning Perspectives, 29 (1), 25 – 31.   

Nangia, P. (1998). Street Girls in Delhi – Some issues of immediate concern. IASSI Quarterly, 16 (3 & 4), 115 – 127.

Chengrong, D., & Nangia, P. (1998). Emigration from Kerala: Characteristics of migrants and their contribution to the household economy. IASSI Quarterly, 16 (3 & 4), 226 – 257.

Nangia, P., Gupta, K., & Tiwari, N.C. (1996). Emergence of slums: A case study of Thane Urban Agglomeration. Indian Journal of Social Work, 57 (4), 545-562.

Nangia, S., & Nangia, P. (1990). Work pattern of female migrants in the metropolitan cities of India. Demography India, 19 (1), 109 – 120.

Nangia, S., & Nangia, P. (1986). Child workforce in India.  Indian Geographical Journal, 61(2), 25-30.

Nangia, P. (1986). Determinants and consequences of child labour ‑ A cyclical relationship. Philosophy and Social Action, XII (3), 13-28.

Published Abstracts

Parveen Nangia, Phyllis Montgomery, Sharolyn Mossey (2017). Differentials in the self-rated mental health of seniors in Ontario.  Common Grounds: Aging and Society: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference and the Aging and Society Research Network.

Jeremyn, D., Montgomery, P., Mossey, S., Bailey, P., Nangia, P., Egan, M., & Verrilli, S. (2015). What is important for post-stroke community reintegration? Viewpoints of stroke survivors and service providers in Ontario. Stroke, 46: ANS16. 

Jeremyn, D., Montgomery, P., Bailey, P., Mossey, S., Nangia, P., & Verrilli, S. (2015). Stroke survivors’ experience of community navigation and reintegration. International Journal of Stroke, Vol. 10 (Supplement 4), September 2015, 6-7. 

Nangia, P., & Saha, U. (2001). Profile of emigrants from India: A comparative study of Kerala and Punjab. IUSSP Book of Abstracts (S 27.1). XXIV General Population Conference. Salvador-Bahia: Brazil.  

Roy, T.K., & Nangia, P. (1995). Teenage fertility behavior in Uttar Pradesh: An empirical investigation of levels, trends and differentials. In Workshop on strategy formulation to reduce teenage fertility in Uttar Pradesh. Organized by the UP Academy of Administrators, Nainital. 15-16 May 1995. 

Other Articles

Roy, T.K., & Nangia, P. (1997, August 15). Population: The unbridled crisis. The Indian Express, Special Independence Day Issue, Mumbai. p. 15.

Nangia, P. (1995). Urban imbalance. The Review, III (8 & 9).

Nangia, P. (1991). Programme interventions to protect working children. People's Action, 6 (1), 38‑41.

Nangia, P. (1990). Impact of urbanization on street urchins: A focus on Delhi. Civic Affairs, Vol. 38, August, pp. 23‑25 (Part I) and Vol. 39, September, pp. 15 – 23 (Part II).

Nangia, P. (1989). Quality of life of street and working children in Delhi. ICCW News Bulletin, March 1989, 27.2, 9-15.

Nangia, P. (1987). Socio‑economic problems of migrant children. Real Estate: The Housing Magazine, October, pp. 55‑58 (Part‑I) and November, pp. 16‑17 (Part‑II).

Nangia, P. (1987). Children in difficult circumstances: A focus on working and street children in the Union Territory of Delhi. Report of the NGO Workshop on Street and Working Children in Delhi (July 16‑17) (pp. 21‑43). New Delhi: ICCW/UNICEF‑MNIO. 

Research Reports

Northeast Community Reintegration for Stroke Survivors Research Team (contact persons Jermyn, D., Montgomery, P.) (2014). Community reintegration of stroke survivors in Northeastern Ontario: The effect of a community navigation intervention. Toronto: Ontario Stroke Network.

Nangia, Parveen (2006). Community needs assessment of social issues in Greater Sudbury and Espanola. Sudbury: Social Planning Council of Sudbury.

Nangia, P. (2006). Social inclusion initiative program in Sudbury: Evaluation report. Sudbury: Social Planning Council of Sudbury.

Nangia, P., DiLenardi, S., & Gasparini, J. (2005). Social profile of Greater Sudbury 2004. Sudbury: Social Planning Council.

Kauppi, K., Nangia, P., Gasparini, J., Faries, E., Emedi, E., & Garg, R. (2004). Report on attitude and perceptions of race relations and issues for cultural groups in Sudbury. Sudbury: Social Planning Council of Sudbury in partnership with Laurentian University.

Nangia, P., DiLenardi, S. and Gasparini, J. (2003). Social profile of Greater Sudbury 2003. Sudbury: Social Planning Council.

Singh, S.K., Nangia, P., Gupta, K., & Lahiri, S. (2002). Knowledge about HIV/AIDS and risk behaviour among migrants in some selected development projects in Mumbai and Surat. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Roy, T.K., Arnold, F., Gupta, K., Kishor, S., Kulkarni, S., Mishra, V., Nangia, P., Retherford, R., & Bhutia, Y. (2002). National family health survey (NFHS-2), 1998-99: Northeastern States. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences and ORC Macro, USA. 

Roy, T.K., Ram, F., & Nangia, P. (2001). Reproductive preferences and achievements: An investigation from two point household surveys. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Nangia, P., Mishra, V., Grover, D., Bhagat, R.B., Singh, S.K., Espeut, D., Arnold, F., & Bhutia, Y. (2001). National family health survey (NFHS-2), 1998-99: Haryana. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences and ORC Macro, USA.  

Nangia, P., Kumar, S., Cintury, B., Mukherji, S., Arnold, F., Bhutia, Y., & Acharya, R. (2001). National family health survey (NFHS-2), 1998-99: Sikkim. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences and ORC Macro, USA. 

Nangia, P., Kishor, S., Nair, P.S., Radha Devi, D., Rajan, S.I., & Chitanand, R. (2001). National family health survey (NFHS-2), 1998-99: Kerala. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences and ORC Macro, USA.  

Nangia, P., Arnold, F., Raju, K.N.M., Prakasam, C.P., Kanbargi, R., Sahu, D., & Acharya, R. (2001). National family health survey (NFHS-2), 1998-99: Karnataka. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences and ORC Macro, USA. 

Nangia, P. (2001). Determinants and consequences of emigration: A case study of Punjab. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences

Roy, T.K., Nangia, P., & Singh, S.K. (2000). Evaluation of the impact of health awareness units project. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Roy, T.K., Arnold, F., Kulkarni, K., Kishor, S., Gupta, K., Mishra, V., Nangia, P., Retherford, R.D., Pandey, A., & Kumar, S. (2000). National family health survey (NFHS-2), 1998-99: India. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences and ORC Macro, USA.  

Pathak, K.B., Prakasam, C.P., Nangia, P., Deshpande, A.P., Prasad, R., & Lungdhim. H. (1999). Evaluation of community award scheme. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Nangia, P., Singh, S.K., Ram, F., &. Pandey, A. (1998). Use and wastage of Nirodh in three selected states of India - Haryana, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. Mumbai: International Institute for Population  Sciences.

Ram, F., Pandey, A., Verma, R., Nangia, P., Unisa, S., Acharya, S., & Roy, T.K. (1997). Use and wastage of Nirodh - A study of three states in India. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Nangia, P., Gupta, K., & Prasad, R. (1997). Impact of deforestation and social forestry programs on women in a marginal eco-system: A study of Garhwal Himalayas of U.P. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Gupta, K., & Nangia, P. (1997). Re-examination of India's urbanization strategies in the light of 1991 Census and new economic  policies. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Nair, P.S., Subhdra Devi, V., Radha Devi, D., Nangia, P., Roy, T.K., & Pavalavalli, G. (1995). National family health survey - Kerala 1992-93. Mumbai: Population Research Centre, University of Kerala and International Institute for Population Sciences. 

Lahiri, S., Srivastava, H., Brown, J.W., Nangia, P., & Roy, T.K. (1995). National family health survey - West Bengal 1992-93. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences. 

Advani, M., Nagda, B.L., Gupta, K., Nangia, P., Roy, T.K., & Govindasamy, P. (1995). National family health survey - Rajasthan 1992-93. Mumbai: Population Research Centre, Mohanlal Sukhadia University and International Institute for Population Sciences. 

Acharya, S., Nangia, P., Prasad, R., Paswan, B., Sureender, S., Unisa, S., & Gupta, K. (1995). National family health survey - Northeastern States 1992-93. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences. 

Nangia, P., & Gupta, K. (1994). Socio-demographic profile of low-income migrants in Thane. Research Report Series no. 9. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Nangia, P., & Gupta, K. (1993-94). Morphology of slums in Thane. Research Report Series no. 6. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Roy, T.K., Mukherji, S., Gupta, K., Nangia, P., & Prasad, R. (1991). Population concentration and perception of pollution and hazard around RCF, Greater Bombay. Mumbai: International Institute for Population Sciences.

Nangia, P. (1989). Situational analysis of working children in India. Delhi: UNICEF

Nangia, P., & Paniker, R. (1988). Working and street children in Delhi. Delhi: UNICEF