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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: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... 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 into the domestic terrain in a benevolent, feminist guise...
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. The...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
...Sex Trafficking in the Imperial Capital 759 Citizens In the latter half of the nineteenth century, the Brazilian ruling classes settled on a juridical and political consensus that prostitution was a necessary evil to be toler- ated in the national capital. Such a consensus recognized the...
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 and...
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: 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 of...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394068-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9406-8
... context, “trafficking” is largely reduced to commercial sex, whether forced or not. One such organization is the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW), which describes itself as an NGO that promotes women’s human rights, and states that its purpose is to work internationally to combat...
Published: 13 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381259-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8125-9
..., negotiation, and border crossings. With its transgressive poststructuralist appeal, this appropriation of ‘‘traffic’’ into cultural studies discourse, however, often elides the human exploitation and suffering that ‘‘trafficking’’ in a law context must account for. In a law register, traffick- ing calls up...
Published: 22 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389750-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8975-0
... QR5 Tanya: Trafficking in Dreams ust before my research trip was over, I spent a couple of hours J talking to Tanya. She was not one of the women I had written to. Rather, her older sister had asked me to meet with her. She and her...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
..., initially unintended gift of The Five Obstructions is the array of Perfect Humans that von Trier’s obstruction to his own agenda positions Leth to create.13 It is an obstruction, moreover, that trAFFICkINg IN FIve ObStruCtIONS 7 I.3 In The Five Obstructions, Jørgen...
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394204-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9420-4
... Chapter One History of Colonization, Marginalization, and the State Guerrillas, Drug Trafficking, and Paramilitarism in the Colombian Amazon The Amazon region has been seen by the central government both as a solution to land pressures elsewhere in the country and as a national secu...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... 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 become a key vehicle both for the transnationalization of carceral politics and for the reincorporation of these policies...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
... The War to Be Human / Becoming Human in a Time of War Neferti Tadiar In 1990, a Filipina writer, Joi Barrios, wrote a poem entitled, "Ang Pagiging Babae Ay Pamumuhay sa Panahon ng Digma-To Be a Woman Is to Live in a Time...
Published: 26 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397564-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9756-4
... girls from globalizing prostitution and trafficking networks. The deployment of Operation Prin- cess played out in ways that reflected the contentious politics of security in the country, and brought to the surface the contradictions that riddled Brazil’s claim to be an emergent global “human...
Published: 26 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397564-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9756-4
... human rights and better prison conditions (Lem- gruber 2003, 71). Claiming to stand in solidarity with the disenfranchised working classes of Brazil, the Comando Vermelho (Red Command), one of the orchestrating trafficker organizations, issued a manifesto protesting “the arbitrary treatment...
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393672-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9367-2
... The Desirable  85 the creation, of a market economy that had to commodify human life to prevent the violation of the dead body at home in Turkey. The Economy of Human Flesh and Bones From the 1980s onward, Turkey had begun to be a land of...
Published: 26 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397564-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9756-4
... diplomatic process, South America and the Arab world promised to share nuclear technology, enhance police co- operation, coordinate votes at the un, facilitate cultural exchange, build joint libraries, collaborate to eliminate human trafficking and forced pros- titution, and protect cultural heritage...
Published: 26 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397564-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9756-4
... Discrimination against Women (cedaw) spent much of their time fine-­tuning legislative language around sexual harassment and sex trafficking.1 As Sally Engle Merry analyzed, the cedaw is “a cul- tural system whose coin is admission into the international community of human-ri­ ghts compliant states. At...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
... Human Geography Boasting Andean peaks, a port on the Amazon River, and coasts along both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Colombia’s unique interrelation of climate, elevation, and topography creates sharply distinct regional and cultural dif- ferentiation. One way to sketch a simplified map...