Coedited volume, with Zobaida Nasreen and Fahmida Zaman, on various aspects of political violence in South Asia namely India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal (London/ New York: November 2018).
Examines the political history of the eighth most populous country of the world focusing on the issues of democracy, identity and development. Provides a comprehensive and unique overview of political and historical developments in Bangladesh since 1971. (London and NY: I B Tauris, 2016;
Examines identity politics among the Bangladeshi diaspora delves into the micro-level dynamics, the internal and external factors and the role of the state and locates these within the broad framework of Muslim identity and Islamism, citizenship and the future of multiculturalism in Europe. (Manchester, UK; Manchester University Press, 2013).
An in-depth study of the history and roles of Islamic education in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh and the significance of these institutions in contemporary politics. (New Brunswick/London: Rutgers University Press, 2008, pb 2013).
Co-authored with Subho Basu, A study of relationships between state and society in Nepal with a focus on the causes of and conditions for the Maoist insurgency and its consequences. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007).
Critical analysis of Taslima Nasreen’s writing, media coverage of the debate relating to Nasreen’s alleged blasphemous statement, and the political dynamics of the events of July-August, 1994. (Dhaka: Ankur Prakashani, 1995).