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Introduction

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/9780199541904.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter synthesises the structure of the book that is subdivided into five chapters. The first chapter examines trafficking in persons in the light of the recent definition of the ... More


Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Silvia Scarpa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In recent decades the international community has focused its attention on trafficking in persons, one of the most worrying phenomena of the 21st century. Chapter 1 examines trafficking in persons in ... More


Objectified Body/Embodied Subject1

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines advocacy for the recognition of prostitution as legitimate work and sex workers as working women. The global restructuring of capital has reinforced the exploitation of gendered ... More


Trafficking in Persons as One of the XXI Century's New Forms of Slavery

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/9780199541904.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews trafficking in persons in the light of the first international definition of the phenomenon given by the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, ... More


The International Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade and the Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

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/9780199541904.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter offers a global overview on the instruments of international law adopted in the last three centuries to fight against slavery, the slave trade, the white slave traffic, and trafficking ... More


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


Transnational Criminology: Trafficking and Global Criminal Markets

Simon Mackenzie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529203783
eISBN:
9781529203820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203783.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Trafficking is a form of transnational crime that involves the illicit movement of goods and people around the world. Such global criminal markets take a variety of forms, and this book reviews six ... 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


People Seeking People: Craigslist, Online Dating, and Social Stigma

Jessa Lingel

in An Internet for the People: The Politics and Promise of craigslist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691188904
eISBN:
9780691199887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188904.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at what made craigslist personals distinctive from other online dating platforms, focusing on shifting norms around anonymity and a persistent social stigma. More than any other ... More


Trickle Down

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the contents of the United States' anti-trafficking legislation, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, and documents this legislation's little-known religious ... More


Standing on the Premises: Theology and Religion in the Bush Administration's Anti-trafficking Project

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how the TVPA was enacted by the George W. Bush presidential administrations from 2001 to 2008, connecting how the president and officials like John R. Miller used the religious ... More


Bad Sex

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines several specific policies enacted by the George W. Bush administration, including abstinence-only sex education, antiprostitution pledges, and the Prostitution Loyalty Oath in ... More


Reification of the Human: Global Organ Harvesting and Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go

J. Paul Narkunas

in Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Kazuo Ishiguro’s 2005 novel Never Let Me Go follows a group of genetic clones who are created as wards of the British health service because they serve a utilitarian function: They are manufactured ... More


The Nuclear Renaissance and International Security

Adam N. Stulberg and Matthew Fuhrmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804784177
eISBN:
9780804785303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784177.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Interest in nuclear energy has surged in recent years. Many tout this as important for meeting growing energy needs and redressing the problem of global climate change. Yet there are also risks that ... More


Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Jim Laird

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter, based on the author’s experience of dealing with over 200 victims of human trafficking and involvement in a number of “operations”, looks at the models of intervention employed in ... More


Mumbai Dance Bars, Anti-Nautch II, and New Possibilities

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores the dance bars of Mumbai. It describes the campaign to ban dancing in these bars by the state of Maharashtra and other groups that led to a ban in 2005; it also describes the ... More


Jim Crow Organized Crime: Black Chicago’s Underground Economy in the Twentieth Century

Will Cooley

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the historical evolution of Chicago’s African American underground economy. During the first decades of the twentieth-century games of chance associated with cards and dice were ... More


Changing Sides: East/West Travesties in Lionel Baier’s Comme des voleurs (à l’est)

Kris Van Heuckelom

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter takes as its point of departure the Francophone Swiss road movie Comme des voleurs (à l’est)/Stealth (Lionel Baier, 2006), a film which – for a variety of reasons – seems to be quite ... More


Introduction: Trafficking as Transnational Crime

Simon Mackenzie

in New Horizons in Criminology: Trafficking and Global Criminal Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529203783
eISBN:
9781529203820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203783.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

What is transnational crime, and what is trafficking? This chapter reviews prior literature on the main issues informing these questions, including informal economy, criminal markets, organised ... More


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