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Published: 01 March 2019

264 Pages

ISBN: 9780199477753

Bookseller Code (06)

The Gendered Proletariat

Sex Work, Workers' Movement, and Agency

Swati Ghosh

  • Offers a value-theoretic analysis of sex work
  • Incorporates both Marxist and feminist perspectives to analyse the 'worker status' of sex workers
  • Analyses the postcolonial sex worker as a product of sex worker's movement, legal reforms, and state welfare policies in the context of contemporary discourse in India
  • Includes oral narratives from sex workers on the themes of 'work' and 'motherhood'

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