Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered, Second Edition: New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work, and Human Rights

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Since the highly acclaimed 2005 publication of the first edition of Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered, human trafficking has become virtually a household word and attention for the issue among researchers and policymakers has escalated. This new edition adds vitally important updates related to recent developments in law, policy, and international agreements as well as from new research. It looks more closely at narratives about sex trafficking and the growing interest amongst feminists, abolitionists, ...
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Overview

Since the highly acclaimed 2005 publication of the first edition of Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered, human trafficking has become virtually a household word and attention for the issue among researchers and policymakers has escalated. This new edition adds vitally important updates related to recent developments in law, policy, and international agreements as well as from new research. It looks more closely at narratives about sex trafficking and the growing interest amongst feminists, abolitionists, criminologists and legal experts, as well at new ways for developing action research projects with migrant women around the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594519895
  • Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/28/2011
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 502,393
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Kamala Kempadoo, Professor in Social Science at York University, Canada, is the author of Sexing the Caribbean: Gender, Race and Sexual Labor (2004) and Global Sex Workers: Rights, Resistance, and Redefinition (1998).
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Abolitionism, Criminal Justice, and Transnational Feminism : Twenty-first-century Perspectives on Human Trafficking
Kamala Kempadoo

Shifting Paradigms

Globalization, Labor Migration, and Human Rights: Unpacking the Trafficking Discourse
Jyoti Sanghera
Cross-Border Movements and the Law: Renegotiating the Boundaries of Difference
Ratna Kapur
Miles Away: The Trouble with Prevention in the Greater Mekong sub-region
Phil Marshall and Susu Thatun
Reflections by an Anti-Trafficking Activist
Lin Chew

Complicating the "Problem" of Sex Work

From Anti-Trafficking to Social Discipline, or, the Changing Role of "Women's" NGOs in Taiwan
Josephine Ho
Trafficking in Lives: How Ideology Shapes Policy
Melissa Ditmore
The Myth of Nepal-to-India Sex Trafficking: its Creation, its Maintenance, and its Influence on Anti-Trafficking Interventions
John Frederick
Sex Worker Rights Organizations and Anti-Trafficking Campaigns
Edited by Kamala Kempadoo

Reports from the field: participation, research, and action

Migration, Trafficking, and Sites of Work: Rights and Vulnerabilities
Jagori
Feminist Participatory Action Research in the Mekong Region
Jan Boontinand, for the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
Using a Dynamic, Interactive, and Participatory Process to Develop and Redefine the Human Trafficking Paradigm in Bangladesh
Aftab Ahmed
Trafficked Persons or Economic Migrants?: Bangladeshis in India
Natasha Ahmad

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Revisiting Feminist Participatory Action Research: Because "A Woman's Life is Richer than her Trafficking Experience"
Rebecca Napier Moore, for the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

Conclusion
The Anti-Trafficking Juggernaut Rolls On
Kamala Kempadoo
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