Sex Work

Dangerous Sex, Invisible Labor: Sex Work and the Law in India

Princeton University Press (simultaneous release in paperback and hardback August 2011; co-published by Oxford University Press, India November 2011)

Winner of the SLSA-Hart Book Prize for Early Career Academics

Sex Work

Women Unlimited, New Delhi, India, for Series on Issues in Contemporary Indian Feminism; Series Editor, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan. (2011)


  • (2013) “Law, Sex Work and Activism in India” In Handbook on Gender in South Asia, edited by Leela Fernandes. Oxon and New York: Routledge, pp. 84-96.
  • (2011) “Introduction.” In Reader on Sex Work, edited by Prabha Kotiswaran. New Delhi, India: Women Unlimited, pp. xi-lxii
    (2007) “Wives and Whores: Prospects for a Feminist Theory of Redistribution” In Sexuality and the Law: Feminist Engagements, edited by Vanessa E. Munro and Carl F. Stychin. Oxon, New York: Routledge-Cavendish, pp. 283-302.
  • (2007) Wives and Whores: The Regulation of the Economies in Sexual Labour.” In Redefining Family Law in India Essays in Honour of B. Sivaramayya, edited by Archana Parashar and Amita Dhanda. New Delhi, India: Routledge, pp. 28-53.

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