Hendrik Cornelis (Hein) Streefkerk

1941 – 2012
India (Gujarat)

Curriculum vitae

1941born in Amsterdam on November 5
1978PhD in social sciences under the supervision of O.D. van de Muijzenberg, University of Amsterdam
lecturer social anthropology, University of Amsterdam
2012died in Haarlem on November 12


1978 Lichte industrie in een kleine Indiase stad: ondernemers en arbeiders in Zuid-Gujarat sinds 1900, s.l. : s.n. – PhD thesis University of Amsterdam; also published as Publikatie / Afdeling Zuid en Zuidoost-Azië, Anthropologisch-Sociologisch Centrum, Universiteit van Amsterdam 27; trsl. into English 1985.
1980 & P.[H.] Streefland, Brakish water and poor people: report on a short mission to Banaskantha district, Gujarat state, India, [Amsterdam: de auteurs], ix, 38 p.
1981 “Too little to live on, too much to die on: employment in small scale industries in rural South Gujarat.” EPW 16,15: 659-668; EPW 16.16: 721-728 and EPW 16,17: 769-780.
1982 & Pieter Streefland, “A region in three weeks [social-economic survey of Banaskantha District, Gujarat.].” In: Otto van den Muijzenberg, Pieter Streefland and Willem Wolters (eds), Focus on the region in Asia, Rotterdam: Comparative Asian Studies Program, Erasmus University, pp. 109-125.
1985 Industrial transition in rural India: artisans, traders, and tribals in South Gujarat, [transl. from the Dutch by Larry Hirschfeld and Anne Stoler], London-Bombay. – Translation of: Lichte industrie in een kleine Indiase stad, Amsterdam 1978.
& Anjan Kumar Datta, “Weavers, traders and the state: handloom weaving in Bangladesh.” Journal of Social Studies 29: 1-54.
1990 Transformation in a small Gujarat town: Bulsar, Suthars and the relevance of caste twenty years later, New Delhi-The Hague (Occasional papers and reprints / IDPAD 1990-7), 45 p.
1991 Editor with T. K. Moulik of: Managing rural development: health and energy programmes in India, The seminar on ‘Management of Rural Development: Health and Energy Programmes’ held … at Jaipurin March 1986, New Delhi [etc.] (Indo-Dutch studies on development alternatives 7).
“Centralised and decentralised rural drinking water supply systems and the public-private nexus.” In: ibidem, pp. 95-113.
An Amsterdammer in Bulsar, 1971 and 1990: a methodological essay, New Delhi [etc.] (Occasional papers and reprints / IDPAD 1991-3), 18 p.
“Transformation in Bulsar: Suthars and relevance of caste.” EPW 26,21: 1340-1350.
1992 “Industrial entrepreneurship in South Gujarat after two decades: a tentative reappraisal.” EPW 27,48: M130-M136.
1993 On the production of knowledge: fieldwork in South Gujarat, 1971-1991, [ed.: V. Crawford], Amsterdam: VU University Press (Comparative Asian studies 11), 49 p.
1994 Azië-collecties in Amsterdam: onderdeel van Azië in Nederland, een landelijke inventarisatie van sociaal-wetenschappelijke literatuurvoorziening op het gebied van Zuid- en Zuidoost Azië, [Amsterdam : s.n.], 39 p.
1997 “A town, a caste and two decades of capitalist transformation in South Gujarat.” In: Ghanshyam Shah (ed.), Social transformation in India: essays in honour of Professor I. P. Desai, 2 vols, Jaipur [etc.]: Rawat, pp. 276-323.
“Gujarati entrepreneurship: historical continuity against changing perspectives.” EPW 32,8: M2-M10.
2002 Editor with Ghanshyam Shah and Mario Rutten of: Development and deprivation in Gurajat: in honour of Jan Breman, New Delhi.
“Casualisation of the workforce: thirty years of industrial labour in south Gujarat.” In: ibidem, pp. 133-149.
2006 Tools and ideas: the beginnings of local industrialization in south Gujarat, 1970-2000, New Delhi: Manohar, 188 p.