Svati Shah, “Sex Work and Secrecy” and “The Red Light Area: Producing the Spectacle of Sex Work” (from dissertation “Seeing Sexual Commerce: Sex, Work and Migration in the City of Mumbai”, Columbia University Department of Anthropology, 2005).
David Harvey, “Introduction” and “On Bodies and Political Persons in Global Space” (ch.6 “The Body as Accumulation Strategy” and ch.7 “Body Politics and the Struggle for a Living Wage”) from Spaces of Hope, Berkeley: Univesity of California Press, 2000, pp.97-132.
Rajnarayan Chandavarkar, “Workers’ Politics and the Mill Districts in Bombay Between the Wars” from Imperial Power and Popular Politics: Class, Resistance and the State in India, 1850-1950, pp.100-142.
Kamala Kempadoo, “Introduction: Globalizing Sex Workers’ Rights” in Kamala Kempadoo and Jo Doezema, eds., Global Sex Workers: Rights, Resistance and Redefinition, New York: Routledge, 1998, pp.1-28.
Jeremy Seabrook, Selections from In the Cities of the South: Scenes from a Developing World (ch.1 “Myths of the Megacities”, ch.2 “Urbanization: The Making of a Transnational Working Class”, ch.3 “Migrants to the City”, ch.4 “Bombay in the Nineties”, ch.6 “Labour in the Cities”, and ch.10 “Slums and Settlements”), London: Verso, 1996, pp.1-73, 86-130, 174-209)
Kalpana Sharma, Rediscovering Dharavi: Stories from Asia’s Largest Slum. New York: Penguin Books, 2000.
Mike Davis, Planet of Slums, London: Verso Books, 2005.