Arpita Mitra

Associate Professor

Arpita Mitra has fifteen years of experience in teaching and research. Mitra graduated from Presidency College , Kolkata with Sociology major and stood 2nd from the University of Calcutta. She earned M.A in Sociology with specialization in Sociology of Crime and Deviance in 2000 from University of Calcutta. She worked as a Ph.D research fellow in the Department of Sociology, Jadavpur University and was conferred doctorate in Sociology in 2012. Mitra has more than fifteen articles to her credit and has presented papers in several national and international conferences and world congresses. Recently her first book titled "ICTs, Police and Metropolitan Cities : Towards 21st Century Policing in India" has been published. She is at present the Vice President of Research Committee: Deviance and Social Control of the International Sociological Association for a term of four years.She is a member of ISA, ISS, WSV and ISV. S

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Criminology, Police Science, Research Methodology
Journals/Conferences :
1. ICTs, Community Policing and Civil Society: A Tale of Marginalization/Demarginalization(?).KIIT Journal of Law and Society, published by School of Law, KIIT UniversityV1n1, pp.215-225.ISSN 2231-5144.
2.Police and ICTs: Amelioration or Affliction?Calcutta Law Times, Vol 4, October-November Part I and II, pp.15-16 and 17-22. ISSN 0971-748X.
3.ICTs and Kolkata Police: Explorations of Ramifications on Police and Policing.The Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, January to June Issue, 2012.ISSN 09704345. v33n1 pp63-77.
4.Community Policing in Action: A Study of the Police Commissionerate of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.Odisha Review, May, 2012, published by Government of Odisha, pp.53-58. ISSN 0970-8669. v68n10.
5.Cyber Crime and the Police: Insinuations to the Police Commissionerate of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.Odisha Review, October, 2012, published by Government of Odisha pp. 52-57. ISSN 0970-8669. v69n3.
6.Traditional vs Modern Police: Are they Congruent?Indian Journal of Criminology, 2011, V39n(1& 2), pp.1-11.
7. Cyber Crime and the Police: Insinuations to the Police Commissionerate of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.ISSN 0974-7249.Odisha Review, October, 2012, published by Government of Odisha pp. 52-57. ISSN 0970-8669. v69n3.
8.Police-Community Relation : An Assessment by the People of Tripura: Agartala,COPS Today International, 2015 July-August Pp15-21.
9.Community Policing in Question: A Mesmeric Philosophy or Derisory Programmes?Indian Bar Review2015,Volume 42(3) pp.85-97,ISBN 978-81-931981-0-0.
10.Police-Public Liaison in Community Policing Endeavours: An Evaluation By the People of Guwahati, Nirma University Law Journal, v 5n2, pp. 41-67, ISSN 2249-1430, January, 2016.
11.New Policing in India:Priorities and Challenges in the 21st century,COPS Today International v1n5, Sept-Oct 2016, pp.6-10, ISSN 2456-0324.
12.Police and Participative Community Service: An Empirical Appraisal by the Women Populace in the District Capitals of North- East India.Gender Justice, 2018, 2nd Edition, Chapter 22. ISBN 978-81-89659-33-2. Pp.399-426.