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Sex Trafficking: The Global Market in Women and Children (Contemporary Social Issues Series) / Edition 1
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Sex Trafficking: The Global Market in Women and Children (Contemporary Social Issues Series) / Edition 1

by Kathryn Farr
 

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ISBN-10: 0716755483

ISBN-13: 9780716755487

Pub. Date: 11/30/2004

Publisher: Worth Publishers

One million people are trafficked into the sex industry each year. In this timely and provocative study, Kathryn Farr documents the macro and micro impact of trafficking women and children into this industry on a global scale. Farr looks not only at the victims themselves, but also at the sex trade's main players, organized crime structure, economic conditions, and

Overview

One million people are trafficked into the sex industry each year. In this timely and provocative study, Kathryn Farr documents the macro and micro impact of trafficking women and children into this industry on a global scale. Farr looks not only at the victims themselves, but also at the sex trade's main players, organized crime structure, economic conditions, and role in which various militaries perpetuate its demand. Sex Trafficking can be incorporated into a variety of courses in sociology, social problems, culture and sexuality, history, and women's studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716755487
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
11/30/2004
Series:
Contemporary Social Issues Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Size and Scope
2. Industry Profits and Debt Bondage, or How Traffickers Make Money from Modern-day Slavery
3. Criminal Networks and Corrupt Guardians: The Trafficking Industry
4. Sex Trafficking and the Changing Face(s) of Organized Crime
5. From Here to There: Sex Trafficking Flows and the Conditions that Drive Them
6. Militarized Rape and Other Patriarchal Hostilities: Fueling and Legitimating Male Demand for the Sex Trade
7. The Organization of Military Prostitution in Modern Times: Building a Sex Trade from Militarized Demand
8. Tackling Sex Trafficking and Enslaved Prostitution Now and into the Future

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