Logan, John, Sukriti Issar and Zengwang Xu. 2016. Trapped in Place? Segmented Resilience to Hurricanes in the Gulf Coast, 1970-2005. Demography, doi:10.1007/s13524-016-0496-4.

Issar, Sukriti. 2015. Codes of Contention: Building Regulations in Colonial Bombay, 1870-1912Journal of Historical Sociology, doi: 10.1111/johs.12113.

Schleiter, Petra and Sukriti Issar. 2015. Constitutional Rules and Patterns of Government Termination: The Case of the UK Fixed-Term Parliaments Act. Government and Opposition. doi:

Schleiter, Petra and Sukriti Issar. 2014. Fixed-term Parliaments and the Challenges for Governments and the Civil Service: A Comparative Perspective. The Political Quarterly, 85 (2): 178-186.

Issar, Sukriti. 2010. Multiple Program Participation and Exits from Food Stamps among Elders. Social Service Review, 84 (3): 437-460.

Cammett, Melani and Sukriti Issar. 2010. Bricks and Mortar Clientelism: Sectarianism and the Logics of Welfare Allocation in Lebanon. World Politics, 62 (3): 381-421.

Recipient of the George Award, Qualitative and Multi-method Research section, American Political Science Association, 2011.



Documents, Power, and Historical Method

The Economy, Constitutional Variation and Government Terminations (with Petra Schleiter)


Book manuscript: Policy-in-action: Urban Governance in Mumbai, 1880-2010 

Temporality and Endogeneity in the Slum-Regulation Link, Mumbai 1880-2010

From colonial ‘slum’ to post-colonial ‘squatting’, Mumbai, 1880 to 1960

Political Business Cycles and Government Terminations (with Petra Schleiter)  


2016. The Paradoxical Slum. Book review: The Durable Slum, by Liza Weinstein. City, Vol. 20 (1): 167-170

Evidence to House of Commons Select Committee: Fixed-term Parliaments: The final year of a Parliament, January 2014 (with Petra Schleiter).

Book review: The Meaning of the Local: Politics of Place in Urban India , edited by Henrike Donner and Geer De Neve. City and Community, 7(1), 2008.