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Title Prostitution and beyond : an analysis of sex workers in India / edited by Rohini Sahni, V. Kalyan Shankar, Hemant Apte
Published Los Angeles, CA : SAGE, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (369 pages) : illustrations
Summary What is the diversity of perspectives on sex work in India today? This edited. volume addresses this question through its sections on feminist discourse, ethnographic. studies, socio-economic-legal-health frameworks and cultural reflections. The first section explores the space for women in prostitution within mainstream. feminist discourse in India, and the way it has evolved over time. The second. section emphasizes on the heterogeneity of sex work practices with their historical. vestiges, contemporary manifestations and urban-rural contrasts. The third section. examines the interface of so
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Prostitutes -- India.
Prostitution -- Economic aspects -- India.
Prostitution -- Health aspects -- India.
Prostitution -- Social aspects -- India.
Sex-oriented businesses -- India.
Women -- India.
Form Electronic book
Author Apte, Hemant, 1955-
Sahni, Rohini, 1956-
Shankar, V. Kalyan, 1980-
ISBN 8132100360 (electronic bk.)
9788132100362 (electronic bk.)