The War on Human Trafficking: U.S. Policy Assessed

The War on Human Trafficking: U.S. Policy Assessed

by Anthony DeStefano
     
 

DeStefano details the events leading up to the creation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, the federal law that first addressed the phenomenon of trafficking in persons. The book also describes the tensions created as the Bush Administration tried to use the trafficking laws to attack prostitution and shows how the American response to these

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Overview

DeStefano details the events leading up to the creation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, the federal law that first addressed the phenomenon of trafficking in persons. The book also describes the tensions created as the Bush Administration tried to use the trafficking laws to attack prostitution and shows how the American response to these criminal activities was impacted by the events of September 11th and the War in Iraq.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813544182
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


List of Tables     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction     xv
The Barrio Girls     1
The Emerging Issue     9
The Global Response     16
"We Need This Bill"     30
The Learning Curve     46
The Lady from Pitesti     52
Finding Leku     60
Sweat, Toil, and Tears     69
Sexual Slavery: The Immigrant's Gilded Cage     86
New Initiatives, More Controversy     102
The Bully Pulpit     118
Measuring Effectiveness     128
Final Thoughts     142
Appendix     147
Notes     151
Index     167

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