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Department of Humanities
     
Lekshmi V. Nair, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Head
 
Office
Tel:+0471-2568673
Fax:+ 0471-2568406
Email:lvnair@iist.ac.in













Education
  • Ph.D. (Univ. of Kerala)
  • MA (Univ. of Kerala)

Course Offered
  • Undergraduate: Introduction to Social Sciences and Ethics

Experience
  • Lecturer, Dept of Sociology, University of Kerala
  • Lecturer, Dept of Sociology, Loyola College of Social Sciences

Research Work / Area
  • Gerontology, Social Research, Gender Studies, PLA
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Tribal Studies
Projects
  • Long Term Living in Institutions: A Study Of Elderly In Selected Old Age Homes Of Kerala, UGC
  • Longevity - A study of Women Living Beyond 90yrs-, UGC
  • Women in New Profession- A Study of Women in the Tourism Industry in Kerala, ICSSR
  • Women SHGs in Coastal Area of Kerala- Fisheries Dept & Loyola College of Social Sciences
  • Violence Against Women In Kerala- Police Dept & Indian Social Institute, New Delhi
  • Feedback Study on RCI Edusat Network of North, South and West Region– A Study in Collaboration with DECU/ISRO – Lekshmi V Nair and Shaijumon C S
  • Perspective study of Telemedicine Mobile Van Utilisation - A Study in Collaboration with DECU/ISRO Shaijumon C S and Lekshmi V Nair
  • Space Technology and its Penetration into the Socio Economic Space of the Households of India(25 lakhs), IIST - Lekshmi V Nair and Shaijumon C S
Membership in Professional Bodies
  • Indian Sociological Society
  • Kerala Sociological Society
Information
  • Editorial Secretary – Kerala Sociologists
  • Secretary – Loyola Alumni Association
  • Trainer – PRA/PLA
  • Consultant 
  1. Trivandrum Social Service Society, Loyola Extension Centre.
  2. Centre for Gerontological Studies, University of Kerala, Loyola College of Social Sciences.
  • Secretary, Kerala Sociological Society (2010-till date)
  • Member, Indian Sociological Society
         
  1.     Women in New Profession- A Study of Women in the Tourism Industry in Kerala, ICSSR major project
  2.   Long Term Living in Institution – A Study of Elderly in the Selected Institutions of Kerala, UGC major project
  3.   Living Beyond 90 years – A Study of Elderly Women in Kerala, UGC minor project
  4.   Feedback Study on RCI Edusat Network  of North, South and West Region– A Study in Collaboration with DECU/ISRO – Dr.Lekshmi V Nair and Dr.Shaijumon C S
  5.   Perspective study of Telemedicine Mobile Van Utilisation - A Study in Collaboration with DECU/ISRO- Dr. Shaijumon C S and Dr. Lekshmi V Nair
  6.   Space Technology and its Penetration into the Socio Economic Space of the Households of India(25 lakhs), IIST – Dr. Shaijumon C S and Dr. Lekshmi V Nair

 

 

Journals
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V., Jose, Sonny. Women SHGs in coastal Kerala: The lope side of social development? International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology. February 2011; 3(2)
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V., Jose, Sonny. Longevity: A Study of Elderly Women in Kerala. Indian Journal Of Gerontology, Vol 25, No 3, 2011
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V., Jose, Sonny.2012. Pro People Development Movement: A Case Study In Kerala. Social Action. Vol 61
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V., Jose, Sonny.2012. Life Skill Development in Children: A Mental Health Prespective. Strength Based Practices. New Delhi: Allied Publishers Pvt Ltd.
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2012. Elderly in Rural India – A Sociological Analysis.  Rajagiri Journal of Social Sciences, Vol 23
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2013. Migration and its Impact: Empty Nest Syndrome among the rural Elderly. Annual Journal of Social Work, Vol-11, No 1.
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2013. Suicide in Kerala India- A Critical Analysis. International Journal of Social Science Research. Vol 2, No 1, 13
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V & C.S, Shaijumon. 2013. Space Technology- Its Penetration into the Educational Sector of Kerala. Kerala Sociologists. Vol 40 ,No 2
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2014. Ageing In India - A Conceptual Clarification In The background Of Globalization. European Scientific  Journal. Vol 10, No 2.
  • Mathew, George, Thara Bhai & Lekshmi V Nair. 2014. Violence Against Women in Kerala, India. Journal of International Academic Research, Vol2(6) 
  • Resmi, M., Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2014. ICT and Employment Among Rural Women - An Overview of Kudumbasree IT projects.  European Scientific  Journal. Vol 10, No 32.
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2015. Teaching Humanities in an Engineering Institute. International Journal of Sociology ( Accepted for Publication)
  • Rashmi, M. and Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2015. Empowering Entrepreneurship in Female run ICT Enterprise: A study in Kerala. Journal of Social Sciences Research,  7(2).
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V, C.S, Shaijumon. and Gayatri V Ayyangar. 2015. EDUSAT- Its impact on Indian Society. International Journal Advances in Social Science and Humanities. Vol.3, Issue 10:pp 28-34
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2015. Long Term Living in Institutions- A Study of Old Age Care in Selected Institutions of Kerala. Journal of English Literature and Humanities, Vol3, Issue2 
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2015. Tribes of Kerala- Areas of Intervention. Kerala Sociologists. Vol 43
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2016. Women in New Profession. A Study of Women in Tourism Industry In Kerala. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences. Vol6, Issue 6
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V., 2016. “Impact of Suicide on Wives –A Study in Kerala, India”, International Journal of Current Research,Vol8, Issue 12.
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V., 2016. “Tourism as an Upcoming Profession for women in the unorganized sector”, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol 21, Issue 12.

  • Rashmi, M, Nair, Lekshmi, V.,2016. “Genisis of ICT Micro Enterprises in Kerala”, Economic and Political Weekly 

    (accepted)

  • Rashmi, M. and Nair, Lekshmi, V. (2017). KITEs – The Case of First Women IT Micro Enterprises of Kerala, Rajagiri Journal of Social Development, June Issue, Vol 9.
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. (2017). Long Term Institutionalization in Sandhya RS (ed) Ageing Gracefully- A Multidisciplinary Perspective, Southern BookStar: Kerala. 
  • Muhammed Sihas K. M & Nair, Lekshmi,V. 2018 Revisiting the Concept of Tribe: A Critical Evaluation of Existing Discourses with Reference to Kerala. International Journal of Social Science and Economic ResearchVol 3 No. 9.
  • Muhammed Sihas K. M, Mumitha Madhu & Nair, Lekshmi,V. 2018. Role Of Gulf Migration In Accelerating Technological Diffusion: A Study Of The Malabar Region. Kerala Sociologists. Vol. 46, No 1.
  •  Muhammed Sihas K. M, Mumitha Madhu & Nair, Lekshmi,V. 2019. Migration and Technological Diffusion: The Kerala Experience. International Journal of Research in Art, Literature and Humanities, Vol 7, No 2. 

Books Authored 

  •  Nair, Lekshmi, V& Sonny Jose. (2015). Women in Tourism- A Study in Kerala.Serial Publications, New Delhi

     

BookReviews
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2011. Women in Work, Strife, Struggle and Success. Kyan Wood(ed) Sage Publications in Sociological Bulletin,Vol 60, No1.
Chapter in Books
  • Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2012. Ageing in Kerala: A Case Study. Introduction to Kerala Studies. New Jersey, USA: International Institute for Scientific and Academic Collaboration (IISAC).
  • Resmi, M., Nair, Lekshmi, V. 2015. Rural Women in IT Field - An Overview of Kudumbasree IT projects. Transition in Rural Livelihood. Sage Publications: New Delhi