David Picherit
David
Picherit
Researcher
Research Fields: 

Andhra Pradesh - Politics - Labour - Migration - Forest

Select Publications

Edited books

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AGIER M., KOBELINSKY M. and PICHERIT D. (ed.), 2019. Multitudes migrantes, Monde Commun ; n°3, Presses Universitaires de France, France, 184 p., ISBN: 978-2-13-081896-0. [Publisher link]

Book chapters

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PICHERIT D., 2019. Circuler pour faire migrer, In: Agier M., Kobelinsky M., Picherit D. (ed), Multitudes migrantes, Monde Commun ; n°3, Presses Universitaires de France, France, p. 34-51, ISBN: 978-2-13-081896-0. [Publisher link]
PICHERIT D., 2019. Red sanders mafia' in South India: violence, electoral democracy and labour, In: Harris-White B., Michelutti L. (ed), The Wild East. Criminal Political Economies Across South Asia, UCL Press, London, p. 194-214, ISBN: ISBN: 9781787353244. [Publisher link]
PICHERIT D., 2019. Violences politiques et démocratie en Inde du sud : Une ethnographie des hommes de main Dalit de politiciens mafieux, In: Pascale A., Bourdarias F., Guérin I. (ed), Figures anthropologiques de la domination, L’Harmattan, Paris, ISBN: 978-2-343-18721-1. [Publisher link]
PICHERIT D., 2010. In Vino Veritas ? Alcool, camaraderie et contestation des rapports de domination en Andhra Pradesh, In: Baixas L., Dejouhanet L., Trouillet P.Y. (ed), Conflit et rapports sociaux en Asie du Sud, Points sur l’Asie, L’Harmattan, Paris, p. 171-187. [Publisher link]
PICHERIT D., 2010. La microfinance, un objet de pouvoir de plus?, In: Baixas J., Dejouhanet L., Trouillet P.-Y. (ed), Conflits et rapports sociaux en Asie du Sud, L’Harmattan, Paris, p.189-203.
PICHERIT D., 2010. Migrations internes, Migrations saisonnières, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l'Inde, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2200-3524-79.
PICHERIT D., 2009. Workers, trust us!: Labour middlemen and the rise of the lower castes in Andhra Pradesh, In: Breman J., Guérin I., Prakash A. (ed), India's unfree workforce of bondage old and new, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, p. 259-283.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

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PICHERIT D., 2019. Elections will not change anything. But they can change my life’. Manipulation of the electoral process and self-making of small politicians in Andhra Pradesh, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, DOI : 10.1080/14662043.2020.1700020 . [Publisher link]
MARTIN N. and PICHERIT D., 2019. Introduction: electoral fraud and manipulation in India and Pakistan, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics,, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics. Special issue., DOI : 10.1080/14662043.2020.1700016 . [Publisher link]
PICHERIT D., 2010. Dépendance et emploi journalier. Circulation des travailleurs Gollas en Andhra Pradesh, In: V. Dupont, F. Landy (ed), Purushartha, 28 : EHESS, Paris, 135-160, numéro spécial ‘Circulation et Territoires’. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

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PICHERIT D., 2009. Entre villages et chantiers : circulation des travailleurs, clientélisme et politisation des basses castes en Andhra Pradesh, Inde [PhD Thesis], Ecole doctorale : Milieux, cultures et sociétés du passé et du présent, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, 553 p., Advisor: G. Tarabout.

Other Publications

Book

Michelutti L., Hoque A., Martin N., Picherit D., Rollier P., Ruud A., Still C. (dir) 2018. ‘Mafia Raj’. The Rule of Bosses in South Asia. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=26661

Special Issue in Journal

Martin, Nicolas and David Picherit (ed.), 2019. Electoral Fraud and Manipulation in South Asia, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics.

Edited Volume

Agier, Michel, Carolina Kobelinsky, David Picherit (dir.), 2019. Multitudes migrantes, Monde Commun n°3, Presses Universitaires de France.

https://www.puf.com/content/Multitude_migrante

Articles in Journals

Picherit, D. 2019. Circuler pour faire migrer. In Agier, Michel, Carolina Kobelinsky, et David Picherit (dir.), Multitudes migrantes - Monde Commun 3, PUF, pp.34-51.

Picherit, D. 2019. ‘Elections will notchange anything. But they can change My life’. Manipulation of the electoral process and self-making of small politicians in Andhra Pradesh, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, DOI: 10.1080/14662043.2020.1700020

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14662043.2020.1700020

Picherit, D. 2018. Labour Migration Brokerage and Dalit Politics in Andhra Pradesh: a Dalit fabric of labour circulation. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Special Issue “The making and unmaking of ideal subjects – migration brokerage for low-paid and precarious work”, edited by Priya Deshingkar.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2018.1528101

Picherit, D. 2018. Rural Youth and Circulating Labour in South India: The Tortuous Paths Towards Respect for Madigas, Journal of Agrarian Change. 41(1) :178-195.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joac.12196/full

Picherit, D. 2017. Formes contemporaines de la servitude pour dette et continuum des formes de travail en Inde du sud : le cas du système Palamur, Anthropologie et Sociétés, 41 (1): 51-68.

Picherit, D. 2015. Dalit mobilisation and faction politics in rural Andhra Pradesh: The case of a Dalit agricultural labour union, Economic and Political Weekly, 50 (52): 74‑82.

Picherit, D. 2014, La servidumbre por deuda en el ámbito rural del sur de la India, Desacatos. Revista de Ciencias Sociales, 44 : 83‑102.

Picherit, D. 2012. Migrant Labourer’s Struggles Between Village and Urban Migration Sites: Labour Standards, Rural Development and Politics in South India. Global Labour Journal, 3(1), p.143-162.

http://digitalcommons.mcmaster.ca/globallabour/vol3/iss1/7

Chapters in books

Picherit, D. 2019. Smuggling red sanders, violence and electoral democracy in South India. In Harriss-White, Barbara and Michelutti, Lucia (Eds), The Wild East. Criminal Political Economies Across South Asia. London: UCL Press. pp.194-214.

Free access: https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvfrxr41

Picherit, D. 2019. Violences politiques et démocratie en Inde du sud : Une ethnographie des hommes de main Dalit de politiciens mafieux. In Absi, Pascale, Françoise Bourdarias et Isabelle Guérin (eds), Figures anthropologiques de la domination. Paris: L’Harmattan.          

Picherit, D. 2018. The Henchman. In Michelutti L., Hoque A., Martin N., Picherit D., Rollier P., Ruud A., Still C. Mafia Raj. The Rule of Bosses in South Asia. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Pp. 97-127.

Picherit, D. 2017. Dalit mobilisation and faction politics in rural Andhra Pradesh. In Surinder S. Jodhka and James Manor (Eds.) Contested Hierarchies, Persisting Influence: Caste and Power in Twenty-first Century India, Hyderabad : Orient Blackswan, 349-372.

Picherit, D. 2017. Neither a dog nor a beggar: seasonal labour migration, development, and poverty in Andhra Pradesh. In Gooptu, Nandini and Parry, Jonathan P. (Eds), Persistence of Poverty in India, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 261-290 (Reprint of Social Sciences Press edition de 2014).

Picherit, D. 2015. When microfinance collapses: Development and politics in Andhra Pradesh, South India. In Guérin I., Labie M. and Servet J.M. (Eds.), The Crises of Microcredit, London: Zed Books. p.170-186.

Picherit, D. 2014. Neither a dog nor a beggar: seasonal labour migration, development, and poverty in Andhra Pradesh. In Gooptu, Nandini and Parry, Jonathan P. (Eds), Persistence of Poverty in India, New Delhi: Social Sciences Press, pp. 261-290. Republished by Routledge in 2017.

Picherit, D. 2013.Protection and over- indebtedness in rural South India. The case of labour migrants of Andhra Pradesh. In Guérin Isabelle and Magdalena Villareal (Eds), Microfinance, debt and over-indebtedness. Juggling with Money. London: Routledge, pp. 151-169.

Picherit, D. 2010. In vino veritas ? Alcools, camaraderie et contestations des rapports de domination en Andhra Pradesh. In Baixas, L., Dejouhanet, L. et P.Y. Trouillet (Eds.), Conflits et rapports sociaux en Asie du Sud, Paris : L’Harmattan. p.171-187.

Picherit, D. 2010. Dépendance et emploi journalier : Circulation des travailleurs Gollas en Andhra Pradesh. In Dupont, V. et F. Landy (Eds.), Circulation et territoire dans le monde indien contemporain, Paris : EHESS, Purushartha 28, p.135-160.

Picherit, D. 2010. Migrations internes. In Landy, F. (Ed.), Dictionnaire de l’Inde contemporaine, Paris: Armand Colin. p.130-132.

Picherit, D. 2009. ‘Workers, trust us!’: Labour middlemen and the rise of the lower castes in Andhra Pradesh. In Breman, J., Guérin, I. et A. Prakash (Eds.), India’s unfree workforce: Of bondage old and new, Delhi: Oxford University Press. p.259-283.