Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area kindle Ý 313 pages Download

book Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area

Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area kindle Ý 313 pages Download ß ➜ [Epub] ❧ Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light Area By Fouzia Saeed ➦ – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk The book is a journey of discovery into the infamous red light district of Lahore Pakistan known as the Shahi Performing Taboo The PDF 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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Phenomenon of 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 known 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 comprises of the author's interactions with the people in the Shahi Mohalla and it does lead to a better understanding of the sub culture that once prevailed in that place That music and dancing were intricately linked with this business in that community had entered my consciousness but I had never paid serious attention to it There are a few heart wrenching stories within these pages Cruelty that man is only too happy to visit upon another being figures Our political masters and the Police that promote prostitution on the hand and condemn it on the other are discussed However most of the book tells the stories of the people from the Shahi Mohalla the author formed a relationship with Perhaps than anything else I have found this book interesting for it lays bare the double standards that Pakistanis are prone to apply when it comes to the two sexes We use different rulers different weights to judge the gravity of an action It seems as if women are usually the extension of a male's social portfolio belonging to him in some sense One can accuse me of exaggeration on this account but there is a degree of truth in that statement but it confirms what I have observed and found absurd in the past Must I lament the needless misery that is to be fate of so many in this sick society I must

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Taboo The Hidden Culture of Red Light AreaThe book is Hidden Culture ePUB #185 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 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