[PDF/EBOOK] Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area ✓ Fouzia Saeed


  • Paperback
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  • Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area
  • Fouzia Saeed
  • en
  • 18 March 2018
  • 9780195797961

10 thoughts on “Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area

  1. says:

    This an intriguing book detailing a woman's view of the Red Light District of Lahore It is literally like look into a test tube from the outside as the many secrets and cultures of the notorious neighbourhood in LahoreWe are taken on a journey through a real life distopia where women rule and men obey women are the sellers and men

  2. says:

    decent bookdancing girls of lahore was bettergood researchwritten from a completely feminist perspectiveso don't completely agree w the author's theorieseasy read but redundant at partshaha having gone through a women n gender studies programi think i need to revise my reviewas now i'm comfortable w the term feministand i dont recall why i wrote thatreread the book

  3. says:

    Saeed’s book is really a study of the Red Light District of Lahore Pakistan It is a story about a group of people who should not exist under the law of the land and whose way of life is threaten and changed by those same laws Traditionally p

  4. says:

    Taboo is one of a kind for me in that it's the only book that I have read on this topic so far Fouzia Saeed has managed to reproduce her interaction with the people living in the Shahi Mohalla without bias or judgement; indeed at times it seems morally bland This however is a reason to celebrate this book The book compr

  5. says:

    The subject matter is rich and fascinating but I found the author's handling of her material a little disappointing While I understand that she was trying for an informal tone I would have appreciated a bit exposit

  6. says:

    I liked Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area because the author spent several hours talking interviewing and researching in the red light area of Lahore for this bookThis book gave me an idea about how tough ugly and unpredictable life was for those involved in this trade The author also humanizes the story of some o

  7. says:

    Taboo is thorough well researched and backed by facts and history In addition it not only provides insights to the lifestyle of residents of Shahi Muhalla but also narrates the stories of several prostitutes their dreams aspirations and the bonds Fouzia develops with the residents along with time thus keeping you engaged till the

  8. says:

    A good and thorough research into a topic avoided by the “civilised” people of the society because perhaps it would expose them and their hypocrisy Music dance and sex is and will always be part of our culture trying to pretend otherwise is hypocrisy Lahore’s red light area has produced some phenomenal artists and it deserves respect an

  9. says:

    A book based on a Socioligists time spent in the Red Light District in Pakistan The culture the tradition and the cruelties imposed on women who

  10. says:

    There are some books which break the stereotypes you have ingrained and provide you an insight that changes the way you see yourself and the world around you This book “TABOO the hidden culture of red light area” is one of those books We have all heard the word “prostitute” mostly as a slang but nonetheless we   often hear it but it is rarely that we think of them as humans as part of the society Talking about

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Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area

N performing artists The book paints a realistic picture of the phenomenon through the stories of the people living there the musicians the prostitutes and their pimps managers and customer A good and thorough research into a topic avoided by the civilised people of the society because perhaps it would expose them and their hypocrisy Music dance and sex is and will always be part of our culture trying to pretend otherwise is hypocrisy Lahore s red light area has produced some phenomenal artists and it deserves respect and protection Brave study by a brave intellectual Thank you

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The book is a journey of discovery into the infamous red light district of Lahore Pakistan known as the Shahi Mohalla the Royal Bazaar of Heera Mandi the market of diamonds The phenomenon o decent bookdancing girls of lahore was bettergood researchwritten from a completely feminist perspectiveso don t completely agree w the author s theorieseasy read but redundant at partshaha having gone through a women n gender studies programi think i need to revise my reviewas now i m comfortable w the term feministand i dont recall why i wrote thatreread the book

review Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area

F prostitution coupled with music and dance performances had ancient roots in South Asia Regardless of the stigma attached to prostitution it has given birth for centuries to many well know I liked Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area because the author spent several hours talking interviewing and researching in the red light area of Lahore for this bookThis book gave me an idea about how tough ugly and unpredictable life was for those involved in this trade The author also humanizes the story of some of the women she interacted with What I gathered from that book was that majority of women wanted to have a normal life married and raising children of their own but their past would always come to haunt them Basically once in this trade there was no escape for them It is a poignant read and the reader feel sympathetic for these women instead of hating them for their job