Main Street Corner Secrets : Sex, Work, and Migration in the City of Mumbai.

Street Corner Secrets : Sex, Work, and Migration in the City of Mumbai.

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An ethnography of women in the city of Mumbai who look for work at nakas, street corners where day laborers congregate and wait to be hired for construction jobs. Often chosen last, after male workers, or not at all, some women turn to sex work in order to make money, at the nakas, on the street, or in brothels. Svati P. Shah argues that sex work should be seen in relation to other structural inequities affecting  Read more...
Year: 2015
Publisher: Duke University Press
Pages: 277
ISBN 10: 0822376512
ISBN 13: 9780822376514
File: EPUB, 649 KB
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