Human Trafficking: A Global Perspective

Human Trafficking: A Global Perspective

by Louise Shelley
     
 

This book examines all forms of human trafficking globally, revealing the operations of the trafficking business and the nature of traffickers themselves.See more details below

Overview

This book examines all forms of human trafficking globally, revealing the operations of the trafficking business and the nature of traffickers themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521130875
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/29/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356
Sales rank:
314,560
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Louise Shelley is a Professor in the School of Public Policy and the founder and Director of the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) at George Mason University. She is a leading US expert on transnational crime and terrorism, with a particular focus on the former Soviet Union. Dr Shelley is the author of Policing Soviet Society (1996), Lawyers in Soviet Work Life (1984) and Crime and Modernization (1981), as well as numerous articles and book chapters on all aspects of transnational crime, corruption and the crime-terror nexus.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Rise and Costs of Human Trafficking: 1. Why has human trafficking flourished?; 2. The diverse consequences of human trafficking; Part II. The Financial Side of Human Trafficking: 3. Human trafficking as transnational organized crime; 4. The business of human trafficking; Part III. Regional Perspectives: 5. Asian trafficking; 6. Human trafficking in Eurasia and Eastern Europe; 7. Trafficking in Europe; 8. Trafficking in the United States; 9. Human trafficking in Latin America and Africa; Conclusion.

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