Koumari Mitra

Refereed Journals Articles

2006  Mitra, K. “Can Globalization Facilitate HIV Transmission in India?” In South Asian Anthropologist, volume 6, no.2 pgs-107-113, September, 2006.

2005  Mitra, K. and S. Basu “The Impact of Globalization on Gender and HIV/AIDS in India.” In “ Gender, Globalization and Health: Research-Policy Interface.”  Editors: Maclean, H., S., Sicchia, and R. Labonte. Report prepared for the Institute of Gender and Health, Canadian Institute of Health Research, November 2005. 

2004  Mitra, K.  “Women’s Awareness of HIV/AIDS: An Anthropological Insight from a Selected Slum Area in New Delhi, India.” International Journal of the Humanities. vol. 1. no. 1: 324-333. Editors: Tom Nairn and Mary Kalantziz. Australia: Common Ground Publishing.

2003  Mitra, K. “Anthropological Perspectives on HIV/AIDS in India,” South Asian Anthropologist, vol. 3 no.1:79-87.

2003  Mitra, K. “Gender, Development and Women’s Health in India,” Indian Journal of Social Development, vol. 3 no.1: 74-83.

2001  Basu, S. and K. Mitra “Health Development of Tribal Communities of India: Need for Action Research”, Indian Journal of Social Development, vol. 1, no. 1. pp 134-156.

2000  Mitra, K. and G. R. Pool “Why Women Stay Poor: An Examination of Urban Poverty in India”, Social Change: Journal of the Council for Social Development, 30(102): March - June, Special Issue: 153-178.

2000  Mitra, K. and S. Basu “Genetic Disorders and Health Management in the Tribal Communities of India”, in Tribal Health, ed. Ramesh Chaubey and K. K. N. Sharma,  Allahabad, India: Academy Press: 60- 73.

1998  Mitra, K.,  K. Basu and  S. Basu  “An Eco-health Study in Urban Slums of Delhi,” Journal of Human Ecology , vol.9, No.2  pp.153-157.

1998  Mitra, K. and K. Basu. “Health Problems and Practices of Slum Women of Delhi,” South Asian Anthropologist, vol. 19, No.1, pp. 37-43.

1993  Kurz, J., K.Mitra, R.Adam, X.Miao, J.S.Mackay, N.N.Isa, D.H.Coombs, and M.O.Krause.  “PCR Detection and Typing of Genital Papillomavirus in a New Brunswick Population,” International Journal of Cancer, 55, pp.604-608.

Refereed Chapters in Academic Books 

2006/ 07 Mitra, K. “Gender, Poverty and HIV Transmission in India.” Article accepted for publication by the Editors in a forthcoming book entitled “Gender Bias: Health, Nutrition and Work. Editors: M. Pal,  P. Bharati, T. S. Vasulu and B. Ghosh. Oxford University Press: India.

2006/07  Mitra, K. and S. Basu “The Impact of Gender on HIV Transmission in India.” Article accepted by the Editors as part of a manuscript series on International Case Studies, in “Globalization and Women’s Health: Mapping the Connections. Editors: Sicchia,S., Maclean, H., and R. Labonte. University of Toronto Press: Canada (Tentative publishers).

2007  Mitra, K. “Environment and Urbanization: The Impact on Human Health.” Invited article for publication in a forthcoming book entitled “Urban Environmental Management,” to be published by the Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. (forthcoming in 2007)  

2005  Mitra, Koumari “The Unintended Consequences of Globalization: Strategies for Effective Management of Urban Poverty in India.”  Editors: M. D. Asthana and Sabir Ali. Council for Social Development: New Delhi, India.: Uppal Publishing House. 16-40. ISBN: 81-7658-033-3.

2005  Mitra, K. “Behind the City’s Veil: Women, Poverty, and HIV/AIDS in India.” In “Urban Poverty in India: Issues and Policies.”  Editors M.D. Asthana and  Sabir Ali, Council for Social Development: New Delhi, India. New Delhi: Uppal Publishing House. 218-239.

Research Reports

2002  Mitra, K. “Perceptions of Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer Among High School and University Students of  New Brunswick”. Principal Investigator: Dr. Koumari Mitra. Funded by New Brunswick Regional Research Development Program and National Cancer Institute of Canada (NBRRDP/NCIC); NBRRDP Grant # 2000- 01. Interim Research Report submitted to Canadian Cancer Society, September, 2002.

2001  Mitra, K.,  J. Easley, M. Ott, and P. Lovell “ Anthropological Approaches to Cancer Prevention and Control in New Brunswick”. Principal Investigator: Dr. Koumari Mitra. Co Investigator: Dr. Peter Lovell.  Funded by New Brunswick Regional Research Development Program and National Cancer Institute of Canada (NBRRDP/ NCIC); NBRRDP Grant # 98- 03. Final Report submitted to Canadian Cancer Society and National Cancer Institute of Canada.  (Role: The research report was written by me and the research project was conducted under my direction)