Waqas Butt

Waqas Butt
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Waqas H. Butt is a sociocultural anthropologist whose work focuses on the intersections of caste labor, governance, infrastructures, markets, and development in urban Pakistan. His dissertation, Life in the Wasteland: Work, Infrastructures, and Value in Urban Pakistan, is an ethnographic and historical account of the enduring role that caste labor has had within waste infrastructures in Lahore.

Anthropology