The Resource Human trafficking around the world: : hidden in plain sight, Stephanie Hepburn and Rita J. Simon, (ebook)

Human trafficking around the world: : hidden in plain sight, Stephanie Hepburn and Rita J. Simon, (ebook)

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Human trafficking around the world: : hidden in plain sight
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Human trafficking around the world:
Title remainder
hidden in plain sight
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Hepburn and Rita J. Simon
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eng
Summary
This unprecedented study of sex trafficking, forced labor, organ trafficking, and sex tourism across twenty-four nations highlights the experiences of the victims, perpetrators, and anti-traffickers involved in this brutal trade. Combining statistical data with intimate accounts and interviews, journalist Stephanie Hepburn and justice scholar Rita J. Simon create a dynamic volume sure to educate and spur action. Hepburn and Simon recount the lives of victims during and after their experience with trafficking, and they follow the activities of traffickers before capture and their outcomes after sentencing. Each chapter centers on the trafficking practices and anti-trafficking measures of a single country: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Niger, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Syria, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Examining these nations' laws, Hepburn and Simon reveal gaps in legislation and enforcement and outline the cultural norms and biases, societal assumptions, and conflicting policies that make trafficking scenarios so pervasive and resilient. This study points out those most vulnerable in each nation and the specific cultural, economic, environmental, and geopolitical factors that contribute to each nation's trafficking issues. Furthermore, the study also highlights common phenomena that governments and international anti-traffickers should consider in their fight against this illicit trade
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Midwest
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1977-
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Hepburn, Stephanie
Dewey number
364.15
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1931-2013
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  • Simon, Rita J.
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Human trafficking
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adult
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Human trafficking around the world: : hidden in plain sight, Stephanie Hepburn and Rita J. Simon, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231533317
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11860976
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remote
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11860976
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MWT11860976
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Human trafficking around the world: : hidden in plain sight, Stephanie Hepburn and Rita J. Simon, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231533317
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860976
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860976
System control number
MWT11860976
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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