Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Assistant Professor

Manipal Centre for Humanities


    Jagriti Gangopadhyay is an Assistant Professor at Manipal Centre for Humanities. She is also a PhD Guide at MCH.


Subject Semester / Year
Kinship and Society
Urban Sociology
Medical Sociology
Sociology of India


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Sociology Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar 2017
MPhil Sociology Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 2013
MA Sociology Jadavpur University 2011
BA (Hons) Sociology Miranda House, Delhi University 2009


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies Senior Research Associate Writing legislative and policy briefs 2016-2017
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar Teaching Assistant Teaching, evaluating and proctoring 2013-2016
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Teaching Assistant Evaluating and Proctoring 2011-2013


Area of Interest

Social Gerontology, Family and Kinship Sociology, Marriage Structures, Urban Sociology

Living Apart Together (LAT): A New Family Form in Urban India.

2023 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

in Sociological Bulletin.

Ageing, Religion, and Living Arrangements in Bhutan

2023 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

In Handbook of Aging, Health and Public Policy. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1914-4_218-1

The Pandemic and the Elderly: Navigating Age and the COVID-19 Policies of India

2022 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Social Change, 52(3): 335-349.

Theory and health disparities: Explaining the relevance of theory in public health research in India

2022 Jagriti Gangopadhyay M Subramanyam

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics

Eldercare Issues in China and India

2022 He Longtao Jagriti Gangopadhyay

UK: Routledge.

Eldercare, Filial Piety within the Joint Family System of Urban India

2022 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

In, Longtao, He and Gangopadhyay, J. (eds). Eldercare Issues in China and India. UK: Routledge.

Future Research Directions for Eldercare Issues in China and India,

2022 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

In Longtao, He and Gangopadhyay, J. (eds). Eldercare Issues in China and India. UK: Routledge.

Culture, Context and Aging of Older Indians: Narratives from India and Beyond

2021 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Singapore: Springer.

Growing Old in a Transnational Setting: Investigating Perceptions of Ageing and Changing Filial Ties Among Older Indians in Saskatoon

2021 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. 36, 169–186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10823-021-09428-w

Examining Lived Experiences of Infertility and Perceptions Toward the Adoption of Children in Urban India

2021 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Adoption Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926755.2021.1910393

The Black Lives Matter movement and health inequalities

2021 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2021.011.

Does an Increase in the Legal Age of Marriage for Women Guarantee Equality for Women in India?

2021 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Journal of Indian Law and Society, 12(1): 23-34.

Examining the significance of “ethics” during Covid-19

2021 Jagriti Gangopadhyay Davis JC Kalkoti S Khadeejath F Ratha S

Overview of the proceedings of the 8th National Bioethics Conference, 2020. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2021.047.

Book Review: Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives by Sarah Lamb (eds),

2020 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Journal of Women and Aging. https://doi.org/10.1080/08952841.2020.1786339

Book Review: Intimacy and Ageing: New Relationships in Later Life by Bildtgård, Törbjörn and Peter Öberg

2020 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Anthropology and Aging, 41(1), 109-111.

Examining the Lived Experiences of Ageing Among Older Adults Living Alone in India

2020 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

In: Shankardass M. (eds) Ageing Issues and Responses in India, (pp 207-219). Springer, Singapore

Examining the Changing Processes of Aging in Urban Kolkata.

2019 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Ageing International. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12126-019-09352-y

The ethical challenges of field research: A personal narrative.

2019 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, 28(1), 34-38.

"Social capital, interrupted: Sociological reflections from older age homes, Ahmedabad"

2018 Tannistha Samanta Jagriti Gangopadhyay

in Samanta, T (edited). Bridging the Gap: Theory and Research in Social Gerontology, Springer India.

Understanding the everyday processes of aging in urban Delhi

Jagriti Gangopadhyay Niharika Bapna Abhishek Jain Wamika Kapur

Ageing International. Springer

“Family Matters”: Aging and Intergenerational Social Contract in Urban Ahmedabad, Gujarat

2017 Jagriti Gangopadhyay Tannistha Samanta

Contributions to Indian Sociology. Sage Publications

"Aging across Worlds: Examining Intergenerational Relationships Among Older Adults in Two Cities in Transition

2017 Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Aging International. Springer.