- Kotiswaran, P. (2019 Forthcoming). Trafficking: A Development Approach. Current Legal Problems.
- Kotiswaran, P. and Palmer, N. (2015). Rethinking the International Law of Crime: Provocations from Transnational Legal Studies. Transnational Legal Theory. 6(1), 55-88.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2015). Protocol at the Crossroads: Rethinking Anti-Trafficking Law from an Indian labor law perspective. Anti-Trafficking Review. 4, 33-55. Special Issue on ‘15 Years of the UN Trafficking Protocol’.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2012). Vulnerability in Domestic Discourses on Trafficking: Reflections on the Indian Experience in a Special Issue on “Sex Work and the Regulation of Vulnerability(ies),” Vanessa Munro and Sharron FitzGerald (ed.). Feminist Legal Studies. 20(3), 245-262.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2014). Beyond Sexual Humanitarianism: A Post Colonial Approach to Anti-Trafficking Law. UC Irvine Law Review. 4(1), 353-406.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2017). A Bittersweet Moment: Indian Governance Feminism and the 2013 Rape Law Reforms. Economic and Political Weekly.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2007). Book Review of Split Decisions: How and Why to Take A Break From Feminism (2006) by Janet Halley, Feminist Legal Studies 15(3), 361-365.
- Kotiswaran, P., Halley, J., Shamir, H. and Thomas, C. (2006). From the International to the Local in Feminist Legal Responses to Rape, Prostitution/Sex Work, and Sex Trafficking: Four Studies in Contemporary Governance Feminism. Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 29(2), 335-423. (Most Cited Article in Vol. 29).
- Kotiswaran, P. (2014). Beyond the Allures of Criminalization: Rethinking the Regulation of Sex Work in India. Special Issue of Criminology and Criminal Justice titled “The Governance of Commercial Sex: Global Trends of Criminalisation, Punitive Enforcement, Protection and Rights” Teela Sanders and Rosie Campbell (ed.). 14(5), 565-579.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2014). Abject Labours, Informal Markets: Revisiting the Law’s (Re)production Boundary Feminists@Law, Special Issue on “Gendering Labour Law” Judy Fudge and Emily Grabham (ed.).
- Kotiswaran, P. (2014). Sword or Shield?” The Role of the Law in the Indian Sex Workers’ Movement. Special Issue “Emergent Sexual Formations in Contemporary India”, Stephen Legg and Srila Roy (ed.), Interventions International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 15(4), 530-548.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2014). Abject Labors, Informal Markets: Revisiting the Law’s (Re)Production Boundary. Employee Rights & Employment Law Journal. 18(1), 111-139. (slightly modified version reprinted in Feminists@Law with permission)
- Kotiswaran, P. (2013). The Laws of Social Reproduction: A Lesson in Appropriation. Special Issue “Legal Appropriation: taking of and by law”, Amanda Perry-Kessaris and Ting-Xu (ed.). Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly. 64(3), 317-33.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2013). Labours in Vice or Virtue? Neo-Liberalism, Sexual Commerce and the Case of Indian Bar Dancing. Special Issue “Regulating Sex/Work: From Crime Control to Neo-liberalism,” Jane Scoular and Teela L. M. Sanders (ed.). Journal of Law & Society. 1, 105-124.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2008). Born Unto Brothels: Toward a Legal Ethnography of Sex Work in an Indian Red-Light Area. Law & Social Inquiry. 33(3) 579-629.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2001). Preparing for Civil Disobedience: Indian Sex Workers and the Law. Boston College Third World Law Journal. 21(2), 161-241.
Sociology of Law
- Kotiswaran, P. (2015). Do Feminists need an Economic Sociology of Law? Special Issue “Towards an Economic Sociology of Law”, Diamond Ashiagbor, Prabha Kotiswaran and Amanda Perry-Kessaris (ed.) Journal of Law and Society. 40(1), 115-136.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2015). Mariana Valverde’s Chronotopes of Law: An Agenda for Socio-Legal Studies in Book Symposium Issue on “Chronotopes of Law: Jurisdiction, Scale and Governance”. Feminist Legal Studies. 23(3), 353-359.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2014). Introduction: Continuing Towards an Economic Sociology of Law. Special Issue by Diamond Ashiagbor, Prabha Kotiswaran and Amanda Perry-Kessaris, (eds.) Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly. 65(3), 259-264.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2013). Introduction: Moving Towards An Economic Sociology of Law. Special Issue on “Towards an Economic Sociology of Law”, Diamond Ashiagbor, Prabha Kotiswaran and Amanda Perry-Kessaris (ed.). Journal of Law and Society. 40(1), 1–6.
- Kotiswaran, P. (2011). Book Review of Stages of Capital: Law, Culture, and Market Governance in Late Colonial India (2009) by Ritu Birla and Global Business, Local Law: The Indian Legal System as a Communal Resource in Foreign Investment Relations (2009) by Amanda Perry-Kessaris. Law & Society Review. 45(2), 507-511.
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