Roberts, Alasdair. (2022). Superstates: Empires of the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.

B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre, Eva Sørensen & Jacob Torfing. (2022). A Research Agenda for Governance. Edward Elgar.                        

Joshi, D. K. & Christian Echle. (2022). Substantive Representation of Women in Asian Parliaments. Routledge

Islam, K. M. B. Ed. (2022). Literatures from Northeast India: Beyond the centre-periphery debate. India. Routledge

Chowdhury, S. and Panday, P. K. (Forthcoming). Citizen Charter and Local Service Delivery in Bangladesh, Singapore: Springer Nature

Ullah AKM Ahsan and Diotima Chattoraj. (2022). The untold stories of the Rohingyas: Ethnicity, diversity, distant voices and the media. Bristol: Bristol University Press (in Press).

Zahra, A., et al. eds. (2022). Public Sector Reforms in Pakistan: Hierarchies, Markets and Networks. Palgrave Macmillan.

Ullah AKM Ahsan and Jannatul Ferdous. (2022). The Post-Pandemic world and the global politics. Netherlands, Singapore: Springer.

Ullah AKM Ahsan and Diotima Chattoraj. (2022). Covid-19 pandemic and
the migrant population in Southeast Asia: Vaccine, diplomacy and disparity. Singapore: World Scientific.

Joshi, D.K. & C. Echle. (2023). Substantive representation of women in Asian parliaments. Routledge

Book Chapters

Thanh Hoang, Ravin Cline and Meghna Sabharwal. Women falling through the cracks: Intersectionality during crisis and implications for human resources management in Intersectionality and Crisis Management. Routledge (forthcoming)

Ullah AKM Ahsan, Mallik Akram Hossain and Huque Ahmed Shafiqul. (2022).
Non-traditional Migration. In (Ed) Irudaya Rajan, Migration in South Asia,
IMISCOE Regional Reader series. Netherlands: Springer.

Chowdhury, S. Roy, S.K. Saha, D (Forthcoming). ‘Pandemic, tourism and economic crisis: An Analysis of the performance of the Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation’. In A. Hassan, A. Sharma, J. Kennell and P. Mohanty (ed.), Crisis, Resilience and Recovery in Tourism and Hospitality, Singapore: Springer Nature

Ullah AKM Ahsan. (2022). Migration and development: a critical
interplay. In Introduction to Migration Studies, Ed. Peter Scholten. Netherlands: Springer. In press

Ullah AKM Ahsan. (2022). Ethics and Empirics: Essence of Ethics in Social
Research. In. Islam R. Social Research methods. Chapter 36. Singapore:

Ullah AKM Ahsan & Diotima C. (2022). Rohingya Children in Bangladesh:
Questioning the past and imagining the future. *In *Routledge Handbook of
Islam in Southeast Asia. (Ed) Khairudin Aljunied. New York: Routledge.

Journal Articles

Ramesh R. & Baniamin, Hasan Muhammad & Ramesh Ramasamy. (2022).  Key challenges of studying public administration in developing countries: An exploration from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Journal of Public Affairs Education. DOI. 10.1080/15236803.2022.2116262

Vinayagathasan, T. & Ramasamy Ramesh (2022). Corruption – Poverty Nexus: Evidence from Panel ARDL Approach for SAARC Countries. Asian Journal of Comparative Politics.

Himel, H. M. and Chowdhury, S. (2022) ‘Does Digitalization Matter for Grievance Redress Mechanism? An Analysis of the E-Government Procurement in the Local Government’. Macro Management & Public Policies, 4(3) 31-38

Bhattarai, P.C. and Gupta, A.K. (2022). Bribing for public service: What drives the service users? International Journal of Public Administration, pp.1-10.

Lamsal, B.P. and Gupta, A.K., 2022. Citizen satisfaction with public Service: What factors drive? Policy & Governance Review, 6(1), pp.78-89. 

Yang, W. and Zhao, J. (2022). Institutions, Interests and Policy Support: Experimental Evidence from China. Public Administration.

Meghna Sabharwal, Aurora Becerra, and Seongdeok Oh. From the Chinese Exclusion Act to the COVID-19 Pandemic:  A Historical Analysis of Racism Experienced by Asian Americans in The United States. Public Integrity (accepted).

Meghna Sabharwal. (2022). Rising Gender Inequities: The Case of Hindu Nationalism. 2022. Journal of Social Equity and Public Administration (Invited for the inaugural issue-accepted).

Sebawit Bishu, Meghna Sabharwal and Rebecca Reyes. (2022). Careers of Women Public Managers: Career Needs of Women Public Managers across Generations. Public Administration Review (accepted).

Maria D’ Agostino, Helisse Levine, Meghna Sabharwal, Al C Johnson-Manning. (2022). Organizational Practices and Second-Generation Gender Bias: A Qualitative Inquiry into the Career Progression of U.S. State Level Managers.” American Review of Public Administration. 

Trangthu Nguyen, Evan M. Berman, Geoff Plimmer, Andre Samartini, Meghna Sabharwal and Jeannette Taylor. (2022). “Enriching Transactional Leadership with Public Values.” Public Administration Review. 

McCandless, S., Bishu, S. G., Gomez Hernandez, M., Paredes Eraso, R., Sabharwal, M., Santis, E. L., & Yates, S. (2022). “A Long Road: Patterns and Prospects for Social Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Public Administration.” Public Administration 100(1).

Trang T. Hoang, Ji Won Suh, and Meghna Sabharwal. (2022). Beyond a Numbers Game? Impact of Diversity and Inclusion on the Perception of Organizational Justice. Public Administration Review.

Ramesh R. & Hasan Muhammad Baniamin. (2022).  Institutional trust paradox: understanding the dynamics of trust among different ethnic groups in Sri Lanka. Contemporary South Asia.

Hong, J.Y. and Yang, W. (2022). Conditional cross-border effects of terrorism in China. Conflict Management and Peace Science, 39(3), pp.266-290.

Ullah, A. K. M. A. (2022). Introduction to themed issue. The impact of
COVID-19 on migrant communities in Asia Pacific, International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies 18 (2):1–8 

Ferdous, J. and Ullah, A. K. M. A. (2022). COVID-19 and the migrant
population: The resilience of South Asians. International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies 18 (2): 157–178. 

Ullah AKM Ahsan. (2022). The culture of migration in Southeast Asia:
Acculturation, Enculturation or Deculturation? Journal for Cultural
Research, 26(2):184-199.

Ullah AKM Ahsan, Chattoraj Diotima and Wan Zawawi Ibrahim. (2022). The
COVID-19 Pandemic and the ‘stranded’ Migrant Population: An Unequal
an international journal Southeast Asian Studies, 14(2):61-88.

Ullah AKM Ahsan and Huque AS. (2022). Stigma, discriminations and HIV/AIDS: Asian immigrants and refugees in Canada, Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 10(2). In press.

Ullah AKM Ahsan and Azizuddin Muhammad. (2022). Colonial hangover and
Brexit makeover: Invited migration of Hong Kongers to the United Kingdom. International Studies, 59(2): 59(2) 180–191.

Muhammad Anwar Hossain, Md Nazmul Huda, Ullah AKM Ahsan and Andre Renzaho. (2022). Risk factors, challenges and psychological well-being of the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: Policy implications. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 37(4):1912-1917.

Ullah AKM Ahsan, Huque AS and Kathy AA. (2022). Religion in the age of
migration. Politics, Religion and Ideology, 23(1): 62-76.

Ullah AKM Ahsan, Ferdous Jannatul and Chattoraj Diotima. (2022). Social,political and cultural remittances: Implications for the origin and destination countries, Millennial Asia, 13(2).

Gani M. Showkat, Ullah AKM Ahsan, Subramaniam Thirunaukarasu, Nyström
Lennarth, Chowdhury A. Mushtaque R. (2022). Reduction in Lifetime Fertility from BRAC’s Maternal Neonatal and Child Survival Intervention in Rural Bangladesh, Asia Pacific Journal of Rural Development, 31(2): 149-171

Past Publications


This list represents some of the academic works of the SANPA members.

Zafarullah, H. and A.S. Huque (eds.). (2021). Handbook of Development Policy. London: Edward Edgar (Forthcoming).

Huong Ha, R. Lalitha S. Fernando, Amir Mahmood. (2015). Strategic Disaster Risk Management in Asia. Springer, India 2015, ISBN: 978-81-322-2372-6 (Print) 978-81-322-2373-3 (Online).

Huong Ha, R. Lalitha S. Fernando and Sanjeev Kumar Mahajan (2018). Disaster Risk Management: Case Studies in South Asian Countries. Business Expert Press.

Haque, Akhlaque. (2015). Surveillance, Transparency and Democracy: Public Administration in the Information Age. The University of Alabama Press. ISBN: 978-0-8173-1877-2.

Ahmed, A., Haque, A, & Murshid, N. & Q. Rahim. (2019). Governance and the Governed: Democracy and Development in Bangladesh. University Press Limited (UPL). ISBN 978 984 506 271 8.

M. M. Rahman. (2018). Development Agenda and Donor Influence in South Asia: Bangladesh’s Experiences in the PRSP Regime. Routledge, London.

Islam, K M Baharul and M Z M Noomani. (2019). Environmental Impact Assessment: Precept and Practice. Manakin Publication.

Islam, K M Baharul and A Raushan. (2017). Educational Policy Reforms: National Perspective. Bloomsbury.

Islam, K M Baharul and A Raushan. (2016). Public Policy Agenda: Decrypting Sustainability for India. Bloomsbury.

Siddiquee, N. (2013). Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Routledge, London.

Nawaz, F. (2020). Climate Change Mitigation and Green Entrepreneurship: Risks and Response. NOVA science publisher, New York, USA.

Nawaz, F. (2019). Microfinance and Women’s Empowerment in Bangladesh: Unpacking the Untold Narratives. Palgrave Macmillan Publishing, London, UK.

Momen, M.N., Baikady, R., Sheng-Li, C. & Basavaraj M. (2020).  Building Sustainable Communities-Civil Society Response in South Asia. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. published under the Imprint of Palgrave Macmillan.

Routray, J. K. and Ahmad, M. M. (2016). Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture in Asia. Bangkok: AIT.

Thapa, G.B., Viswanathan, P.K., Routray, J. K. and Ahmad, M.M. (eds.) (2010). Agricultural Transition in Asia – Trajectories and Challenges. Bangkok: AIT.

Shuvra Chowdhury, Pranab Kumar  Panday. (2018). Strengthening Local Governance in Bangladesh: Reforms, Participation and Accountability. Springer International Publishing (USA).

(2021), Islam, Tarikul. Local Government in Bangladesh Contemporary Issues and Challenges. Routledge

Datta, Prabhat. (2006). Decentralisation,  Participation and Governance. Kalpaz Publications

Book Chapters

(2020). Empowering marginalized women through entrepreneurship: Breaking the barrier, In Lokuge (Eds) ‘Rural Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Digital Era’, IGI Global, Pennsylvania, USA

 (2018). Conscientization among rural women: A case of Bangladesh, In Nilan (Eds)  ‘Conscientization’, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, New York

(2021). Momen, M.N. Regulatory Governance and Its Significance in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A.M., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Özuyar P.G., Wall T. (eds) Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham.

(2019). Begum, M.M. and Momen, M.N. Coordination Does Matter for Disaster Management in Bangladesh., In Bupinder Zutshi, Akbaruddin Ahmad, Ananda Babu Srungarapati (Ed.) Disaster Risk Reduction: Community Resilience and Responses, Palgrave Macmillan, published by the registered company Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 

Datta, P. K. (2019). Democratic Decentralisation in Rural India: Where and How Politics Matter. In Mrudul Nile (ed.) Re-Engineering  Grassroots Governance: Electoral Interventions Nav Vishnu Publications, Mumbai,2019

Datta, P. K. (2019). Decentralisation and Development: Lessons from the Working of Political Panchayats under the Left Front Rule in West Bengal (1978-2011). In N. Ambedkar ( ed.) Governance in India: Fresh Perspectives, Segment Books, 2019 

Saqib, S., Nunbhakdi, C. and Ahmad, M.M. (2021). “Development Efforts and Response to the Regional Conflicts in Socially Sensitive Areas of South Provinces, Thailand”. In Hasnat, G.N.T. and Hossain, M.K. (eds.). Examining International Land Use Policies, Changes, and Conflicts. Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

Rahman, M Mizanur. (2021/forthcoming). Development aid and the mainstreaming of the ‘ownership principle’ in development policy. In Habib Zafarullah & Ahmed Shafiqul Haque (Eds.) Handbook of Development Policy. Edward Elgar.

Rahman, M Mizanur. (2014). Ownership or ‘guided ownership’: A revisit of Bangladesh’s policy dependence in PRSP regime. In Salahuddin M. Aminuzzaman, Rizwan Khair & Ipshita Basu (Eds.) Governance at crossroads: Insights from Bangladesh. Institute of Governance Studies (IGS), Brac University.

Ahmad, M.M. (2021). “The Struggle against Salinity Intrusion: Exploring the Alternative Coping Mechanisms by the Coastal Community in   Bangladesh”. In Babel, M.S., et al. (edt.). Water Security in Asia Opportunities and Challenges in the Context of Climate Change. Heidelberg: Springer.

(2021). Islam, K M Baharul & Sana Fatima.. ‘Negotiating Gender Spaces in Mainstream Bollywood Narratives: A Thematic Discourse Analysis of Female Representation’, in Maria B Maron ed., Misogyny across Global Media. New York: Lexington Books.

(2020). K. M. Baharul Islam and Sana Fatima. In Maria B Marron (Ed) Misogyny across Global Media. New York: Lexington Books.

(2021). Islam, K M Baharul & Sana Fatima. Socio-political appropriation of a dialect: The case of Sylheti and identity question in Assam. In Majeed, J, Satpathy, S. and Sinfer, W. (Eds). Regional languages, identity and the state in modern India. Routledge  

(2017). Dash, B. B. and K M Baharul Islam. “The Delhi Rape Case: The Role of Social Media in Protests and Policy Change”, in Juliet Dee ed. From Tahrir Square to Ferguson: Social Networks as Facilitators of Social iMovements, ; New York: Peter Lang.

Journal Articles

Datta, P.K., and Sodhi, I.S. (2020). Decentralized Planning in an Indian State: An Exploratory Exercise. J. Asian Rur. Stud. 4(2): 138-153

Datta, P. K & Sen, P. (2020). Governance in the Sixth Schedule Areas in India’s North-East: Context, Content and Challenges. Indian Journal of Public Administration 66(2) 191–205, 2020

Datta, P. K. (2019). Exploring the Dynamics of Deliberative Democracyin Rural India: Lessons from the Working of Gram Sabhas in India and Gram Sansads in West Bengal. Indian Journal of Public Administration1–19© 2019 IIPA

Datta, P. K. (2019). Rural decentralization in India at the crossroads: The context, challenges and consequences. Journal of Asian Rural Studies, 3(1): 17-34

Siddiquee, N. A. (2020). Collaborative approach to public service improvement: The Malaysian experience and lessons, International Journal of Public Sector Management (2020), (with Xavier, JA):  

Siddiquee, N. A. (2020). Absolute power, absolute venality: Politics of Corruption and Anti-corruption in Malaysia (with Zafarullah, H.) Public Integrity (2020), (with Zafarullah, H.), DOI:10.1080/10999922.2020.1830541

Rahman, M Mizanur. (2019). Participation as aid conditionality: parliamentary engagement in Bangladesh’s poverty reduction strategy. The Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, 41(4), 230-236, DOI: 10.1080/23276665.2019.1692523

Rahman, M Mizanur and Quadir, Fahimul. (2018). The civil service’s ‘fast food approach’ to development policy-making in Bangladesh: critique and agenda for reform. The Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, 40(3). DOI: 10.1080/23276665.2018.1516278

Azmat, F; Samaratunge, R; and Ferdous, A (2020) ‘Consumer well-being and social responsibility of subsistence entrepreneurs in subsistence marketplace’, Journal of Consumer Affairs, pp 1-53

Collins, A, Azmat, F and Rentschler, Ruth 2018, ‘Bringing everyone on the same journey’: revisiting inclusion in higher education, Studies in Higher Education, Vol. 44, pp. 1-13,

Azmat, F; Ferdous, A; Rentschler, R and Winston, E (2018) ‘Arts-based initiatives in museums: creating value for sustainable development. Journal of Business Research Vol. 85, pp. 386-395

Azmat, F., & Rentschler, R. (2017). ‘Gender and ethnic diversity on boards and corporate responsibility: the case of the arts sector. Journal of Business Ethics Vol. 141, pp. 317-336

Azmat, F; Ferdous, S. A and Couchman, P:  (2015). Understanding the dynamics between social entrepreneurship and inclusive growth in subsistence marketplaces,  Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.

Haque, M. Z., & Azmat, F. (2015). Corporate social responsibility, economic globalization and developing countries: A case study of the ready made garments industry in Bangladesh. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal6(2), 166-189. doi:10.1108/SAMPJ-04-2014-0028

Wersun A, Klatt J, Azmat FSuri H, Hauser C, Bogie J, Meaney M, Ivanov N  (2020) Blueprint for SDG Integration into Curriculum, Research and Partnerships; UN PRME Secretariat.

Azmat, F (2020) Social Exclusion and Social Inclusion In Encyclopaedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. 1-10. Springer International Publishing

Siddiquee, N. A. (2020). Taxation and governance in Bangladesh: A Study of the Value-added Tax, International Journal of Public Administration, (2020), (with Saleheen, AM):

Siddiquee, N. A. (2019). Public management reform in the post-NPM era: lessons from Malaysia’s National Blue Ocean Strategy, Public Money & Management (2019) (with Xavier, AJ, and M. Zin).

Siddiquee, N. A.  (2020). Driving performance in the public sector: What can we learn from Malaysia’s service delivery reform? International Journal of Productivity & Performance Management, (2019): DOI 10.1108/IJPPM-06-2018-0232

Nawaz, F. (2020). The Impact of Non-Go the Impact of Non-Government Organizations on Women’s Mobility in Public Life: An Empirical Study in Rural Bangladesh, Journal of International Women’s Studies. Vol 21(2):91-113

Nawaz, F. (2019). Adverse Political Incentives and Obstinate Behavioural Norms, A Study of Social Safety Nets in Bangladesh. International Review of Administrative Sciences, Vol 26(1):70-91 (With Dr Abu Elias Sarker)

(2020). Akhter, M.S., Islam, M.H. & Momen, M.N. Problematic Internet Use among university students of Bangladesh: The predictive role of age, gender, and loneliness. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment (Taylor & Francis). Vol. 30(8): 1082-1093

(2020). Momen, M.N. Myth and Reality of Freedom of Expression on the Internet. International Journal of Public Administration (Taylor & Francis). Vol. 43 (3): 277-281

Yaseen, M. Ahmad, M.M., Soni, P. and Kuwornu, J.K.M. (2021).”Factors influencing cotton farmers’ utilization of marketing information sources: Some empirical evidence from Pakistan”. Development in Practice. (Taylor and Francis) (accepted).

Meesook, K. Routray, J.K. and Ahmad, M.M. (2020). “Rural Local Government Finance and Its Management in Thailand: Reflections and Prospective Through Tambon Administrative Organisations”. International Journal of Rural Management. (

(2020). Anwar, I., Saleem, I., Islam, K. M. Baharul and Thoudam, P. (2020). ‘Entrepreneurial intention among female university students: examining the moderating role of entrepreneurial education,’ Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 12(4): 217 – 234.

(2019). Khan, A., Islam K. M. Baharul, and Mitra, A. ‘Exploring the status of community information and training for disaster preparation and mitigation practices: An appraisal of 2013 flash flood in Uttarakhand ‘, International Journal of Emergency Management, 15(2): 147-165.

Islam, M. T. Influx of Rohingya Refugees: UN Resolution and Diplomatic Endeavour of Bangladesh Government, Oxford Political Review, University of Oxford

Islam, M. T. Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development Goals in Developing Countries, Volume for Partnership for the Goals, the Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Springer 

Islam, M. T. COVID-19’s Impacts on Migrant Workers from Bangladesh: In Search of Policy Intervention, World Development, Journal of Elsevier, 2020.