Department of Sociology The University of Rajshahi


Education Summary  

Research Interest  
Women and Health, Policy Issues, Poverty
Level Institution Year
University of New England 2013
(Master of Arts)
International Institute of Social Studies 2006
(Post-Graduate Diploma)
International Instittute of Social Studies 2003
(MSS in Sociology)
University of Dhaka 1995
(BSS (Honours) in Sociology)
University of Dhaka 1994

Experience in Rajshahi University

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Experience in other Organization/Institute

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1. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Inclusion or Exclusion of the Urban Poor? The case of the UPHCP, Rajshahi, Bangladesh" LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany

Published: July 2010
2. Bijoy Krishna Banik "GOVERNANCE OF THE HEALTH SECTOR: The case of the UPHCP, Rajshahi, Bangladesh." Berlin, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller GmbH & Co. KG.

Published: July 2010

Book Chapter

1. Haridhan Goswami, M. Ibrahim Khalil, and Bijoy Krishna Banik "Influence of Vulnerability on Subjective Well-Being and Well-Perceived Safety Among Bangladeshi Children" Springer, 151-168

Published: July 2022


1. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Barriers to access maternal health services among urban poor women in Bangladesh: A case of Rajshahi City" South East Asia Journal of Public Health 8(1):22-32

Published: October 2019
2. Bijoy Krishna Banik "A Sociological Analysis of the Medicalization Process of Pregnancy and Child Birth in Bangladesh" Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology 16(2): 78-96. 2018.

Published: July 2019
3. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Role of Non Government Organisations in Rural Power Structure of Bangladesh." Rajshahi University Journal of Social Science and Business Studies 23-24, 2015-2016.

Published: August 2018
4. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Perception of and awareness about medicalisation of pregnancy and childbirth in Bangladesh: A case of Rajshahi Metropolitan City" Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 7(2):48-58

Published: February 2018
5. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Improving Maternal Health: A Comparison among Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka" Journal of Health Management 19(4): 523-536

Published: December 2017
6. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Patterns of Land Distribution System and Agricultural Production in Bangladesh: A Historical Overview" Journal of Social Science 1(1): 125-141

Published: July 2017
7. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Exploring social opportunities for and constraints to primary healthcare seeking behaviour in urban Bangladesh: A study on Rajshahi City" International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Research 4(2): 15-27

Published: June 2017
8. Bijoy Krishna Banik "An exploration of poor female understanding about health hazards of indoor air pollution in Bangladesh" Journal of Environments 4(1):1-8

Published: January 2017
9. Habib Zafarullah and Bijoy Krishna Banik "Muddling through: Limitations and challenges of health policy making and implementation in Bangladesh" Journal of Asian Public Policy. 9 (3): 211-226

Published: August 2016
10. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Availability of and accessibility to primary healthcare services in char land areas" International Journal for Research in Social Science and Humanities Research 2(1): 104-122

Published: March 2016
11. Bijoy "Barriers to Access in Maternal Healthcare Services in the Northern Bangladesh”." South East Asia Journal of Public Health 6(2): 23-36

Published: March 2016
12. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Availability of and accessibility to maternal healthcare services in the northern Bangladesh" American Journal of Health Research 3(2): 63-75

Published: July 2015
13. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Is the human development approach well enough for addressing the HIV/AIDS?" European Journal of Research in Social Sciences 2(2): 1-10

Published: July 2014
14. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Kuttis of Bangladesh: Study of a Declining Culture" South Asian Anthropologist. 14(1): 15-23

Published: February 2014
15. Bijoy Krishna Banik "Availability of and Accessibility to Maternal Health Care Services for Poor Women in Rajshahi City, Bangladesh" International Journal of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Science 2 (4): 305-316

Published: January 2014
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