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Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... feminism punishment human trafficking neoliberalism human rights ...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... California Proposition 35 human trafficking prostitution sex offender ...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
...Economies of Violence In recent years there has been more research on how human trafficking operates like a market. For example, Intergovernmental organizations like the un and the International Labour Organization are conducting research on the profits generated by human trafficking and how...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... In recent years there has been more research on how human trafficking operates like a market. For example, Intergovernmental organizations like the un and the International Labour Organization are conducting research on the profits generated by human trafficking and how it operates like a market...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... In November 2012, California’s voter initiative process led to the passage of a new law criminalizing human trafficking. Funded by an Internet entrepreneur and riding a wave of anti-trafficking activism, the CASE Act is likely to spawn comparable attempts at law reform in other states. Covering...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... Human trafficking is considered modern-day slavery. However, there is rarely any attention to the economic underpinnings of slavery. Instead, governments and human rights advocates pay attention to criminal behaviors that are viewed as aberrations from a just global economic system...
Book Chapter

By Jennifer Suchland
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
...Global Human trafficking was first viewed as a problem of forced prostitution in the early twentieth century. However, it did not garner a lot of attention until the late 1980s. At that time, feminists from around the world began to critique violence against women. This chapter traces...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... The transformation of socialist economies into capitalist economies was a crucial context for the rise of post–Cold War human trafficking. This chapter analyzes the economic transformations that created high social vulnerabilities in the region but were normalized by political elites east...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... With the end of state socialism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union there was increased attention to the issue of human trafficking. In particular, there was a rise in political concern for postsocialist women who were trafficked to Europe and the United States. This chapter analyzes how...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... Human trafficking was first viewed as a problem of forced prostitution in the early twentieth century. However, it did not garner a lot of attention until the late 1980s. At that time, feminists from around the world began to critique violence against women. This chapter traces the history...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... organized around struggles for economic justice and liberation. Taking the anti-trafficking movement as a case study, it further demonstrates how human rights discourse has become a key vehicle both for the transnationalization of carceral politics and for the reincorporation of these policies...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... that neoliberalism and the politics of sex and gender have intertwined to produce a carceral turn in feminist advocacy movements previously organized around struggles for economic justice and liberation. Taking the anti-trafficking movement as a case study, it further demonstrates how human rights discourse has...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... and postsocialist contexts more generally. second world un Decade for the Advancement of Women un Beijing World Conference on Women Russian feminism The transformation of socialist economies into capitalist economies was a crucial context for the rise of post–Cold War human trafficking...