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The Fight against Trafficking in Persons and Victims' Protection in the Council of Europe

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the action of the Council of Europe in the field of trafficking in persons. The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) adopted by ... More


The European Union and Trafficking in Persons: From Traffickers' Prosecution to Victims' Protection?

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the role played by the European Union in the fight against trafficking in persons; the two legislative acts specifically dealing with this phenomenon — the Council Framework ... More


Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Margaret Malloch and Paul Rigby (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

‘Human Trafficking’ is a term that does little to convey the myriad acts that underpin the exploitation of men, women and children across the world. Despite legislative developments and the ... More


The Message Matters: Framing the Claim

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates the importance of framing human rights claims to deliver their message. In the case of human trafficking, frame alignment brings valuable but distorted attention. For the ... More


Class Acts? A comparative analysis of modern slavery legislation across the UK

Vicky Brotherton

in The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In 2015, three new Acts had passed into law: the Modern Slavery Act (MSA), the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act, and the Human Trafficking and ... More


Sex, Guns, and Extortion

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 6 provides a careful examination of the cultural influences behind some common Albanian criminal activities. Should one blame the Albanian customary Kanun laws for the increased involvement ... More


Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Jana Arsovska

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The expansion of organized crime across national borders has become a key security concern for the international community. This book examines some of the most widespread myths about the so-called ... More


Bound for California: The Emigration of Chinese Women

Elizabeth Sinn

in Pacific Crossing: Californian Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139712
eISBN:
9789888180172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139712.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The emigration of women differed greatly from that of men. Very few Chinese women went to the United States in the 19th century, and among those who did, many had been bought and sold for the highly ... More


Harragas in Mediterranean illiterature and cinema

Hakim Abderrezak

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines literary and cinematic representations of unauthorized migrations across the Mediterranean Sea. Illiterature encompasses the body of work that tackles clandestine crossings and ... More


Culture, the Environment and Recycling

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the cultural presence of the cointainer beyond its economic and maritime functions. Broeze claims that the containers have become a recongisable symbol of globalisation, ... More


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