Dandekar, D. 2021. Baba Padmanji: Vernacular Christianity in Colonial India. London: Routledge.
Dandekar, D. 2019. The Subhedar’s Son: A Narrative of Brahmin-Christian Conversion from Nineteenth Century Maharashtra. New York: Oxford University Press.
Dandekar, D. 2016. Boundaries and Motherhood: Ritual and Reproduction in Rural Maharashtra. Zubaan Books, New Delhi.
Edited Volumes and Special Issues
(with Marin, Staci) Dandekar, D. (eds). 2021. Global South Scholars in the Western Academy: Harnessing Unique Experiences, Knowledges, and Positionality in the Third Space. London: Routledge.
Dandekar, D. and T. Tschacher (eds). 2016. Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics in South Asia. London: Routledge.
Dandekar, D. (eds). 2019. “Christianity in India”. Nidan: International Journal of Indian Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1. ISSN: 2414-8636.
Dandekar, D. (eds). 2020. “Christianity in India”. Nidan: International Journal of Indian Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2. ISSN: 2414-8636.
Dandekar, D. 2021. "Women’s ‘Retrieval’ from Pakistan: ‘India’s Daughters’ and the Emotional History of Partition". South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies (4).
Dandekar, D. 2019. “Zeba Rizvi’s Memory-Emotions of Partition: silence and secularism-pyar”. Contemporary South Asia 27(3): 392-406.
Dandekar, D. 2018. “Pilgrimage, Authority and Subversion: Anonymous Marathi Christian Didactic Literature in Nineteenth Century India”. Zeitschrift für Indologie und Südasienstudien 35, 39-60.
Dandekar, D. 2018. “Translation and the Christian Conversion of Women in Colonial India: Rev. Sheshadri and Bāḷā Sundarābāī Ṭhākūr”. South Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies 41, 366-383.
Dandekar, D. 2017. “A narrative of Satvai affliction in rural Maharashtra”. Asian Ethnology 76, 235-259.
Dandekar, D. 2015/ 2016. “Muṃbaī ke Aulīyā: The Sufi Saints Makhdoom Ali Mahimi (Mumbai) and Hajji Malang (Mumbai-Kalyan) in Songs and Hagiography”. Zeitschrift für Indologie und Südasienstudien 32/33: 233-255.
Dandekar, D. 2016. “Grey Literature at the Dargāh of Pīr Bābar Sheikh at Hātis”. Pantheon: Journal for the Study of Religions 11 (1): 121-135.
Dandekar, D. 2014. “Childlessness and Empathetic Relationships”. The Oriental Anthropologist 14:123-139.
Dandekar, D. 2014. “Preserving Traditional Healing: Some Political Questions”. Economic and Political Weekly 49 (43-44) pp. 19-22
Dandekar, D. and A. 2011. “The Satvai and Settlement Pattern in Rural Western Maharashtra”. South Asian Studies 27:221-224.
Dandekar, D. 2021. “Childbirth in Transit: Motherhood and Migration at Taljai, a Slum in Pune", in Childbirth in South Asia: Old Paradoxes and New Challenges, pp. 144-163. Oxford University Press: New Delhi.
Dandekar, D. 2021. “The Role of Memory and Emotions in the Long Migration Journey to Germany”, in Global South Scholars in the Western Academy: Harnessing Unique Experiences, Knowledges, and Positionality in the Third Space. Edited by S. Marin and D. Dandekar, Routledge.
Dandekar, D. 2020. “A genealogy of Muslim feminism in Maharashtra: systems and violence”, in Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspective: Situating India. Edited by J. Atwal and I. Flessenkaemper, pp. 153-168. Routledge: London.
Dandekar, D. 2020. “Muslim-Marathi pilgrimage: the Sufi-shrine of Visalgadh”, in Ritual Journeys in South Asia: Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space. Edited by C. Bergman and J. Schaflechner, pp. 181-196. Routledge: London
Dandekar, D. 2020. “Seven Sufi brothers: dargah vernacular narratives and Konkani Sufi-Muslims”, in Spaces and Places in Western India: Formations and Delineations. Edited by B. Sengar and L.H. McMillin, pp. 161-180. Routledge: London.
Dandekar, D. 2020. “Women’s ritually shared bodies and food-penance in rural Maharashtra”, in Food, Faith and Gender in South Asia: The Cultural Politics of Women’s Food Practices. Edited by Usha Sanyal and Nita Kumar, pp. 151-170. Bloomsbury Academic: London.
Dandekar, D. 2018. “Refugees in India after 1947”, in Similar but Different: Inclusion and Exclusion of Immigrant Communities Sharing Similar Cultural Backgrounds with Their Host Societies. Edited by A. Bouju & A. Edel (Population Europe Discussion Papers Series No. 8), pp. 61-66. Berlin: Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Sciences.
Dandekar, D. 2017. “Margins or Centre? Konkani Sufis, India and "Arabastan", in Area Studies at the Crossroads: Knowledge Production after the Mobility Turn. Edited by K. Mielke and A.K. Hornidge, pp. 141-156. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Dandekar, D. 2016. “Abdul Kader Mukadam: Political Opinions and a Genealogy of Marathi Intellectual and Muslim Progressivism”, in Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics of Belonging in South Asia. Edited by D. Dandekar and T. Tschacher, pp. 177-195. London: Routledge.
Dandekar, D. 2016. “The Baaravi Ritual, Clan and Ancestor Worship”, in Childbirth and its Accompanying Rituals. Edited by Gabriele Alex and Karin Polit. Pp. 128-143. Heidelberg: Draupadi Verlag.
Dandekar, D. 2015. “Women’s Śakti and the Satvāī, a Folk Goddess of Childbirth in Maharashtra”, in Sakti in Indian Archaeology, Art, Literature and Philosophy. Edited by K.S. Rege, S.A. Pandit, S. Jeswani and R. Sabnis, pp. 179-188. New Delhi: Agam Kala Prakashan
Dandekar, D. 2009. “Satvai and the Lives of Women in Ghodegaon”, in Liebe, Sexualität, Ehe und Partnerschaft - Paradigmen im Wandel. Edited by M. R. Roswitha Badry, Karin Steiner, pp. 281-292. Freiburg: Fördergemeinschaft wissenschaftlicher Publikationen von Frauen.
Dandekar, D. (2018). “Caste” (pp. 321-324), “Devadasis” (pp. 326-328), “Household Shrines” (pp. 343-345), “Ideals of Womanhood” (pp. 345-348), in Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions: Faith and Culture across History. Edited by S. Gaia, pp. 321-324. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO