The Opportunity Trap: High-Skilled Workers, Indian Families and the Failures of Dependent-Visa Program. New York University Press. (In Press. Forthcoming 2022)


  1. Banerjee, Pallavi and Pedrom Nasiri 2021. “Gender and Law.” Handbook of Law and Society, Edited by Mariana Valverde. Routledge, London, Routledge.

  1. Banerjee, Pallavi, Annalee Coakley, Bindu Narula, Negin Saheb Javaher, Rowena Theodore and Sophia Thraya, 2020. “Gender and Resettlement of Yazidi Refugee Families in Calgary: A Deep Dive in the Resettlement, Health, Carework and Education Processes". Metropolis eBook, Beyond 2020: Renewing Canada’s Commitment to Immigration. Edited by Miriam Taylor. (1) 115-131.

  2. Banerjee, Pallavi, Soulit Chacko and Bhumika Piya. (2020). “Paradoxes of Being and Becoming South Asian Single-Mothers: The Enclave Economy, Patriarchy and Migration.” at Women, Gender and Families of Color. 8 (1), 5-39.

  3. Brainer, Amy, Mignon Moore, and Pallavi Banerjee. (2020) “Race and ethnicity in the Lives of Sexual Minority Parents and their Children: Perspectives from North America and Beyond.” in LGBT-Parent Families: Innovations in Research and Implications for Practice, edited by A. Goldberg and K. Allen. Springer.

  4. Banerjee, Pallavi and Lina Rincon. (2019) “Tech Guest-Workers and Legal Violence of the Visa Regime.Contexts (ASA Magazine). 18 (2), 24–29.

  5. Banerjee, Pallavi. (2018). “Intersectionality and Subversive Self Employment Among Dependent Visas Holders in the United States.“ American Behavioral Scientist.63(2):186–207.

  6. Banerjee, Pallavi and Raewyn Connell. (2018). “Gender Theory Southern Theory*.” in The Handbook of the Sociology of Gender, Second Edition. Edited by Barbara Risman, Carrissa Froyum, and William Scarborough. New York, NY: Springer Press.

  7. Banerjee, Pallavi. (Forthcoming 2018) “What Do Visas Have to Do with Parenting? Middle-Class Dependent Visa Holders and Transcultural Parenting.” in Contemporary Parenting and Parenthood: From News Headlines to New Research. Michelle Janning (ed), Praeger/ABC-CLIO, New York.

  8. Banerjee P., Ray R. (2017) Afterword: Hunger as Performance. In: Ulanowicz A., Basu M. (eds) The Aesthetics and Politics of Global Hunger. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham

  9. Manohar, Namita N., and Pallavi Banerjee. (2016). “H-1B Visas” Contemporary Issues of People of Color: Surviving and Thriving in the U.S. Today. ABC-CLIO

  10. Allison, Rachel and Pallavi Banerjee. (2015) “Intersectionality in Organizational Research, 1990-2009.Race Gender and Class Journal. 21(3): 67-87.

  11. Banerjee, Pallavi. (2015). “When Men Stay Home: Household Labor and Parenthood in Female-Led Families of Indian Migrant Nurses.” in B.J. Risman and V. Rutter (ed.), Families as They Really Are. Vol. 2. New York, NY: Norton.

  12. Chen, Xiangming, Pallavi Banerjee, Gaurav Toor, and Edmund Downie. (2014). “China and South Asia: Contention and Cooperation Between Giant Neighbors.The European Financial Review 3:40-46.

  13. Banerjee. Pallavi. (2013). “Paradoxes of Patriarchy: South Asian Women in Ethnic Labor Markets.” Chapter in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age, Volume Co-Edited by Nilda Flores Gonzales, Anna Romina Guevarra, Grace Chang and Maura Toro-Morn. University of Illinois Press.

  14. Barbara J. Risman and Pallavi Banerjee. (2013). “Kid’s Taking about Race: Tween-Agers in a Post Civil Rights Era”. Sociological Forum. 28 (2), 213-235 (Lead Article)

  15. Banerjee, Pallavi. and Chen, Xiangming. (2012) “Living in In-Between Spaces: A Structure-Agency Analysis of the India-China and India-Bangladesh Borderlands.” Cities: An International Journal of Public Planning and Policy. 34.18-29.

  16. Banerjee. Pallavi. (2012). The Burgeoning Field of Gender, Work & Organization: Some thoughts on the 6th Biennial Conference of the journal Gender, Work and Organisation (GWO2010). Gender Work and Organizations Online (Commissioned Report) (Refereed)

Published Book Reviews

  1. Banerjee, Pallavi. 2014. Review of Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant (Difference Incorporated), by Eithne Luibheid. Minneapolis, MN. University of Minnesota Press in Gender & Society.

  2. Banerjee, Pallavi. 2014. Review of Femininity at Work: Gender, Labour and Changing Relations of Power in a Swedish Hospital, by Rebecca Salberg. Lund, Sweden, Arkiv forlag. Work and Occupations. 41:387.