Craig Jeffrey

Craig Jeffrey teaches on India, youth and social change at the University of Melbourne. He has been conducting social research in India for over 25 years and is author of several books on youth in India, youth more generally, and economic and social change in India. His books include Timepass: Youth, Class and the Politics of Waiting (Stanford University Press, 2010) and Degrees without Freedom: Education, Masculinities and Unemployment in North India (with Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery; Stanford University Press, 2017). Jeffrey is also former director of the Australia India Institute, where he started a major postdoctoral program focused on India research.

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