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The Resource Codes of misconduct : regulating prostitution in late colonial Bombay, Ashwini Tambe

Codes of misconduct : regulating prostitution in late colonial Bombay, Ashwini Tambe

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Codes of misconduct : regulating prostitution in late colonial Bombay
Title
Codes of misconduct
Title remainder
regulating prostitution in late colonial Bombay
Statement of responsibility
Ashwini Tambe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, legislators in Bombay passed a series of repetitive laws seeking to control prostitution. During the same time, Bombay's sex industry grew vast in scale. Ashwini Tambe explores why these remarkably similar laws failed to achieve their goal and questions the actual purpose of such lawmaking. Against the backdrop of the industrial growth of Bombay, Codes of Misconduct examines the relationship between lawmaking, law enforcement, and sexual commerce. Ashwini Tambe challenges linear readings of how laws create effects and demonstrates that the regulati
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tambe, Ashwini
Dewey number
  • 363.4/40954792
  • 306.77
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ240.B6
LC item number
T36 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prostitution
  • Prostitution
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SELF-HELP
  • HISTORY
  • Prostitution
  • India
Label
Codes of misconduct : regulating prostitution in late colonial Bombay, Ashwini Tambe
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
527737441
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 179 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816667956
Lccn
2008053779
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbmwpx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)527737441
Label
Codes of misconduct : regulating prostitution in late colonial Bombay, Ashwini Tambe
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
527737441
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 179 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816667956
Lccn
2008053779
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbmwpx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)527737441

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