Gender and Sexuality in India

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Release date: 2009-12-07

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This book offers adetailed analysisof the experiences of sex workers in India. Based on ethnographic fieldwork, the book describes the lives of sex workers, drawing out themes of agency; notions of gender and sexuality; and women's engagement with the HIV 'industry'. The analysis provides a novel critique of the medicalised focus of HIV prevention and suggests alternative discourses on women's sexuality, sexual behaviour and desire.

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Genre: Development studies

Collection: Routledge

Type: EPub

ISBN: 9780203863534

Additional Information

Genre: Development studies

Collection: Routledge

Type: EPub

ISBN: 9780203863534

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