Christopher Candland

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Founding Director, South Asia Studies Program

Wellesley College

106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA USA 02481-8203

+1-781-283-2197 (phone)

ccandlan@wellesley.edu (email)


Course Syllabi

POL 123 Logic and Rhetoric for Political Analysis (Fall 2020)

POL2 202 Comparative Politics (Spring 2016)

POL2 204 Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment (Fall 2020)

POL2 211 Politics of South Asia (Spring 2021)

POL2 219 Politics of Human Development in Pakistan (Spring 2014)

POL3 223 International Relations of South Asia (Fall 2018)

POL2 289 Literature and Politics of South Asia (Fall 2002)

POL2 309 Ethnicity, Nationalism, Relgion, and Violence (Fall 2011)

POL2 310 Seminar: Politics of Community Development (Spring 2020)

Selected Publications

Note: Titles in black do not yet have links to the publications or papers.

Religion and Development

Welfare Without the State? Charity, Security, and Legitimacy in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Oxford University Press, 2021

"Resistance to Reform? The Pakistani Madrasah in Historical and Political Perspective” in Mukhlis Abu Bakar, ed., Living the Faith, Engaging the Mind: Rethinking Madrasah Education in the Modern World, Routledge 2018

"Conflict, Natural Disasters, and Partisan Welfare Associations in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan” with Raza Rehman Qazi Khan in Sara Ashencaen Crabtree and Jonathan Parker, eds., The Cup, The Gun, and the Crescent: Social Welfare and Civil Unrest in Muslim Societies, Whiting & Birch, 2013

“Pakistan’s Recent Experience in Reforming Islamic Education” in Jamal Malik, ed., Madrasas in South Asia: Teaching Terror?, Routledge, 2007

"Women's Empowerment through Islamic Organizations: The Role of Indonesia's Nahdlatul Ulama in Transforming a Government Birth Control Program into a Family Welfare Program" with Siti Nurjanah in Wendy Tyndale, ed., Visions of Development: Spiritually Inspired Initiatives, Ashgate 2006

"Faith as Social Capital: Religion and Community Development in Southern Asia" Policy Sciences, (33: 3), reprinted in John Montgomery and Alex Inkeles, eds., Social Capital as a Policy Resource, Kluwer, 2001

Labor and Development

“Core Labor Standards under the Administration of George W. Bush” International Labour Review, (148:1-2) 2009

Labor, Democratization, and Development in India and Pakistan: Workers and Unions, Routledge, 2007

Contents and Introduction: Wealth, Wellbeing, and Social Institutions

Chapter One: Organized Labor and Democratic Consolidation

Chapter Two: The State and Economic Development

Chapter Three: Organized Labor and Economic Reform

Chapter Four: Reorganizing Industry, Disorganizing Workers

Chapter Five: Organized Labor, Democracy, and Development

Endnotes

Bibliography

Index

"Workers' Organizations in Pakistan: Why No Role in Formal Politics?", Critical Asian Studies, March 2007

"The Political Element in Economic Reform: Labor Institutions and Privatization Patterns in South Asia," in Linda Cook and Marsha Pripstein Posusney, eds., Labor and Privatization: Responses and Consequences in Global Perspective, Edward Elgar, 2002

"The Cost of Incorporation: Labor Institutions, Industrial Restructuring, and New Trade Union Strategies in India and Pakistan" in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies, Oxford University Press, 2001

The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies, eds. Christopher Candland and Rudra Sil, Oxford University Press 2001

"Can Corporate Codes of Conduct Promote Labor Standards? Evidence from the Thai Apparel and Footwear Industries," Thai Labour Campaign, 2000

"New Social and New Political Unionism: Labour, Industry, and the State in India and Pakistan" in Peter Waterman and Ronaldo Munck, eds., Labour Worldwide in the Era of Globalisation, Macmillan, 1998

Politics and Development

"The Pakistani Economy 1947-1972: The Origins of Inequality" in Roger Long, ed., The History of Pakistan, Oxford University Press, 2015

"Civil Society," The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics, Oxford University Press, 2013

"India," The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics, Oxford University Press, 2013

"Pakistan," The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics, Oxford University Press, 2013

"Social Capital," The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics, Oxford University Press, 2013

"Indonesia After Wahid: The New Authoritarianism," Royal Institute of International Relations with Siti Nurjanah, November 2001

"Institutional Impediments to Social Development in Pakistan," The Post-Colonial States of South Asia: Democracy, Development, and Identity, Curzon Press, 2001

Select Papers

"Do Private Muslim Charities Challenge Government Legitimacy? Evidence from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan" Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, October 23, 2013

"How Are International Labor Standards Advanced?" Council on Foreign Relations, New York, October 29, 2004

"Anti-Americanism in Indonesia and Pakistan" Duke University Workshop on Anti-Americanism, Durham, February 21, 2004

"What Do Codes Do?" American Political Science Association, Chicago, September 3, 2004


 



updated on February 13, 2021