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By Robert Gay
Published: 16 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375777-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7577-7
... This chapter relates the experiences of Bruno, a young Brazilian man who joins the navy and is posted to the border with Bolivia. While he is there, he becomes involved with the trafficking of cocaine to the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, which are increasingly under the control of a criminal...
Published: 22 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389750-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8975-0
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
...Sex Work and the Trouble with Trafficking In this roundtable discussion, three authors discuss their efforts to research, educate, advocate, and organize around and against the U.S. prison nation, with a significant emphasis on naming how race, gender, and sexuality intersect...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009030-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0903-0
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...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394068-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9406-8
Published: 29 October 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021957-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2195-7
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0903-0
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...
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: 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: 19 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376910
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7691-0
Published: 13 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381259-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8125-9
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
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
Published: 22 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003373-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0337-3
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394204-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9420-4
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...