The Trafficking of Persons: National and International Responses

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Pub. Date: 2008-01-01
Publisher(s): Peter Lang Pub Inc
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Over 700,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year. Of those, the U.S. Department of State estimates that between 14,500 and 17,500 are trafficked into the United States. Today, the U.S. and other nations are beginning to recognize

Author Biography

Kimberly A. McCabe is Professor of Sociology and Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Human Trafficking Definedp. 1
Sex Traffickingp. 17
Labor Traffickingp. 39
Entering the United States and U.S. Responsesp. 55
Child Traffickingp. 75
National and International Effortsp. 93
An Empirical Assessment of Tier Countries - A Search for Associated Demographic Characteristicsp. 115
Mexican Immigrantsp. 121
A Comparison of Tier 1 and Tier 3 Countriesp. 127
A Comparison of Tier 2 and Tier 2 Watch List Countries - A Need for Both?p. 131
Referencesp. 135
Indexp. 145
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