PUBLICATIONS

Articles and Book Chapters 

Khan, Mishal. “Abolition as a Racial Project: Erasures and Racializations on the Borders of British India.” Political Power and Social Theory 38 (2021): 77-104. {Full PDF}

Khan, Mishal. “The Indebted Among the “Free”: Producing Indian Labor through the Layers of Racial Capitalism.” In Histories of Racial Capitalism, edited by Destin Jenkins and Justin LeRoy. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2021).

 

Khan, Mishal. “Imperial Anti-Trafficking: Producing Racialized Knowledge Regimes over the Longue Durée.” In White Supremacy, Racism, and the Coloniality of Anti-Trafficking, edited by Kamala Kempadoo and Elena Shih. (Routledge, Forthcoming September 2022).

Baber, Zahra R. and Mishal Khan. “The Paradox of Technical Education and the Pakistani Migrant in the Gulf.” In The Gospel of Work and Money: Global Histories of Industrial Education, edited by Karine Walther and Oliver Charbonneau (Under Review).

Khan, Mishal, “After the Railways are Built: Adrift Makrani Labor and Struggles over Land in Twentieth Century Sindh.” Journal of Sindh Studies, Special Edition on Social Stratification (In Progress).

 

Book Reviews and Smaller Pieces

Khan, Mishal. Review of “Combatting Modern Slavery: Why Labour Governance is Failing and what we can do about it.” By Genevieve LeBaron. American Journal of Sociology 126, no. 3 (November 2020): 739-41.

 

Khan, Mishal. Review of “Indentured Servitude: Unfree Labour and Citizenship in the British Colonies.” By Anna Suranyi. American Historical Review (Forthcoming June 2022)

 

Khan, Mishal. “Foreword.” Translation from Sindhi to Urdu of Ghulami Ain Azadi  (From Slavery to Freedom) by Muhammad Siddiq Mussafir. (Karachi: Kitaab Publishers, 2021)

 

Blogs, Op-Eds, and Public Engagement

Khan, Mishal, “Is the Great Resignation a Global Opportunity or a Siren Song?” Chicago Tribune, October 25th 2021

Khan, Mishal et al. “Between the UAE and Pakistan – Migrant Construction Workers Walk a Tightrope during COVID19: A Snapshot.” The Persistence of Inequality: ‘Essential’ Work and COVID-19 Project, July 2020. 

Khan, Mishal. “Can you ‘see’ slavery? Black Skins, Brown Skins, and the Price of In/visibility in Colonial India.” OpenDemocracy, Beyond Trafficking and Slavery, November 11, 2019.

 

Khan, Mishal. “No. 82: Submission to the NSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues.” Inquiry into Modern Slavery Act (NSW), October 4, 2019. 

Khan, Mishal. “’Slaves” and ‘Bondsmen’ after Abolition.” Collective for Social Science Research Blog, July, 2018.