Sex Workers in Calcutta and the Dynamics of Collective Action : Political Activism, Community Identity and Group Behaviour

Gooptu, Nandini (2000). Sex Workers in Calcutta and the Dynamics of Collective Action : Political Activism, Community Identity and Group Behaviour. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Gooptu, Nandini
    Title Sex Workers in Calcutta and the Dynamics of Collective Action : Political Activism, Community Identity and Group Behaviour
    Volume/Issue No. 2000/185
    Publication Date 2000
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 57
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper explores the nature of collective action and group behaviour through a case study of a highly successful political organization of poorer sex workers in Calcutta. The paper asks: What stimulated the participation of sex workers in their organiz

    Keyword Group decision making
    Nonprofit organizations
    Organizational behavior
    Power (economics)
    Women
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2000
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 7828233
    ISBN 9524550601
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