Maliha Safri is an associate professor in the economics department at Drew University, and has taught and published on political economy and migration.  She has published articles in Signs, the Middle East Journal, edited book collections, and most recently a piece in the Economist’s Voice titled “The Economics of Occupation.” She has also been involved with popular education seminars and courses with activists for twelve years with the Center For Popular Economics, based at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and has been active with worker cooperatives in the NJ and NY metropolitan area.


Journal Articles:

  • “Occupation, Economic Policies, and Outcomes in Afghanistan” accepted at Review of Radical Political Economy.
  • “Putting Solidarity Economy on the Map” Journal of Design Strategies, forthcoming.
  • 2015: “Mapping Noncapitalist Supply Chains: Toward an Alternate Conception of Value Creation and Distribution” Organization. 22(6): 924-941.
  • 2012: “The Economics of Occupation” March, The Economist’s Voice. 9(3).
  • 2011: “Transformation of the Afghan Refugee, 1979-2009” Middle East Journal. 65(4): 587-601.
  • 2010: “The Global Household: Toward a Feminist and Postcapitalist Political Economy” (co-authored with Julie Graham) Signs, 36(1): 99-125.

Book Chapters:

  • 2015: “The Edges of Vision in Mapping Solidarity Economies: Gender and Race in US cities” in Une économie solidaire peut-être être féministe? Homo oeconomicus, mulier solidaria. Edited by Christine Verschuur, Isabelle Guerin, and Isabelle Hillenkamp. L’Harmattan publishers.
  • 2015: Chapter 10: “International Migration and the Global Household: Performing Diverse Economies on the World Stage,” and Chapter 12: “The Politics of Mapping Solidarity Economies and Diverse Economies in Brazil and the United States” in Making Other Worlds Possible edited by Goerda Roelvink, JK Gibson-Graham, and Kevin St. Martin, University of Minnesota Press.
  • 2014: “The Modern Mixed Political Economy of Pakistan,” in Dispatches from Pakistan edited by Vijay Prashad and Madiha Tahir, University of Minnesota Press.
  • 2009: “Economic Effects of Remittances on Immigrant and Non-immigrant Households” chapter in Class Struggle on the Home Front: Work, Exploitation, and Conflict in the Household. Edited by Graham Cassano.

Book Reviews and other published pieces:

  • “Class and Cooperatives” Rethinking Marxism, Spring 2011.
  • “Transition and Development in India” Rethinking Marxism 19(1) 2007
  • “Dreaming Big: Democracy in the Global Economy” (with Eray Duzenli) Rethinking Marxism 16(4) 2004