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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction: prostitution and the law in Bombay The colonial state, law, and sexuality A failed experiment? The Contagious Diseases Acts in Bombay Racial stratification and the discourse of trafficking Akootai's death: subaltern Indian brothel workers Abolition and nationalism Conclusion: the failed promise of laws: contemporary reflections.
KNS4224 .T36 2009
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,