Sex Trafficking: A Global Perspective

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In Sex Trafficking: A Global Perspective, sex trafficking is discussed in terms of its multiple purposes and its victims. The essays provide information to build upon the limited knowledge based on the subject of sex trafficking and the legislative responses to human trafficking by the various highlighted countries. This collection is unique because it serves the needs of those studying human trafficking from a global perspective by targeting the issue within every geographic region; it provides a general profile...

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Overview

In Sex Trafficking: A Global Perspective, sex trafficking is discussed in terms of its multiple purposes and its victims. The essays provide information to build upon the limited knowledge based on the subject of sex trafficking and the legislative responses to human trafficking by the various highlighted countries. This collection is unique because it serves the needs of those studying human trafficking from a global perspective by targeting the issue within every geographic region; it provides a general profile of geographic regions in terms of demographic characteristics and political conditions that may support the growth of sex trafficking; and it is written on a basic information-supply level to provide readers with a foundation on human trafficking throughout the world.

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Editorial Reviews

James Michael Lampinen
This is a fantastic new book about an extremely important issue. Great information for students and faculty interested in solutions to the problem of human trafficking.
Mary Crawford
McCabe and Manian shed light on the crime of sex trafficking around the globe by looking closely at causes, incidence, and anti-trafficking efforts by country and region. This book will be an indispensable reference for all who care about ending sex trafficking.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780739129333
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 4/12/2010
  • Pages: 196
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kimberly A. McCabe is dean of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences and professor of criminology at Lynchburg College. Sabita Manian is professor of international relations at Lynchburg College.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction : defining sex trafficking Kimberly A. McCabe McCabe, Kimberly A. Sabita Manian Manian, Sabita 1

2 Sex trafficking in the Horn of Africa Sabita Manian Manian, Sabita 13

3 Sex trafficking in the countries of South Africa, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe William J. Mathias Mathias, William J. Kimberly A. McCabe McCabe, Kimberly A. 25

4 An anatomy of Asian gangs involved in sex trafficking : an application of routine activities theory Nhatthien Q. Nguyen Nguyen, Nhatthien Q. 37

5 Taiwan's efforts to combat human trafficking between 2001 and 2008 Yingyu Chen Chen, Yingyu 45

6 Mercenary territory : a UK perspective on human trafficking Margaret Melrose Melrose, Margaret 59

7 Human trafficking in Austria, Poland, and Croatia Karin Bruckmuller Bruckmuller, Karin Stefan Schumann Schumann, Stefan 71

8 The wretched of the Earth : trafficking, the Maghreb, and Europe Sunita Manian Manian, Sunita 83

9 Addicted to cheap labor : the Gulf states, the Near East, and trafficking Brian E. Crim Crim, Brian E. 91

10 Trafficking in India Arvind Verma Verma, Arvind 101

11 Afghanistan and the sex trade Michael A. Bush Bush, Michael A. 111

12 Sex traffic and trafficking in the Caribbean Brad Bullock Bullock, Brad 121

13 Child commercial sexual exploitation in Nicaragua : a critical globalization perspective Mirna Carranza Carranza, Mirna Henry Parada Parada, Henry 131

14 Sex trafficking in the United States Kimberly A. McCabe McCabe, Kimberly A. 147

15 Sex trafficking in Canada : limited efforts in law enforcement James B. Grassano Grassano, James B. T. A. Ryan Ryan, T. A. 159

16 Sex trafficking and Mexico David H. Richards Richards, David H. 165

17 Conclusion : anti-trafficking efforts Kimberly A. McCabe McCabe, Kimberly A. Sabita Manian Manian, Sabita 171

Index 175

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