Dr. Prabha Kotiswaran is lecturer in law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of London. Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. She is grateful to Jane Fair Bestor, Janet Halley, and Martha Minow. Special thanks go to Duncan Kennedy; his input on Section III of the article in particular was invaluable. She thanks the anonymous referees of the article for their excellent suggestions, and is indebted to the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, a Kolkata-based sex-worker organization whose activism fostered many epistemic breaks in her writing about sex work. Thanks finally to Chi Hang Yu for his able research assistance.
Born unto Brothels—Toward a Legal Ethnography of Sex Work in an Indian Red-Light Area
Article first published online: 22 AUG 2008
© 2008 American Bar Foundation
Law & Social Inquiry
Volume 33, Issue 3, pages 579–629, September 2008
How to Cite
Kotiswaran, P. (2008), Born unto Brothels—Toward a Legal Ethnography of Sex Work in an Indian Red-Light Area. Law & Social Inquiry, 33: 579–629. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-4469.2008.00116.x
- Issue published online: 22 AUG 2008
- Article first published online: 22 AUG 2008
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