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Sex Trafficking

A Global Perspective

by Kimberly A. McCabe Editor · Sabita Manian Editor

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Global estimates of human trafficking range from 600,000 to four million victims each year with the majority being victims of sex trafficking. This strikingly large range belies the difficulty in gathering, defining, and accountability of sex-traffickingdata. Victims of sex trafficking may be forced into pornography, prostitution for the military or militia, spousal prostitution, and prostitution for the sex-tourism industry. In response to the problem of sex trafficking, many nations have either misunderstood the definition or failed to comprehend the magnitude that have occurs within their borders. The United Nations has defined "human trafficking" as "the recruitment, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by threat or use of force." Similarly, theU.S. State Department's Trafficking Victims Protection Act 2000 describes severe forms of trafficking as: (a) sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced...

Publication Details

Publisher:
Lexington Books
Imprint:
Lexington Books
Publication Date:
2010

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Kimberly A. McCabe (Editor)

Kimberly A. McCabe is dean of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences and professor of criminology at Lynchburg College. Sabita Manian is professor of international relations at Lynchburg College.

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Creators

Contributor :
Arvind Verma
Editor :
Sabita Manian
Editor :
Kimberly A. McCabe
Contributor :
Karin Bruckmüller
Contributor :
Brad Bullock
Contributor :
Michael A. Bush
Contributor :
Mirna Carranza
Contributor :
Yingyu Chen
Contributor :
Brian E. Crim
Contributor :
James B. Grassano
Contributor :
Sunita Manian
Contributor :
William J. Mathias
Contributor :
Margaret Melrose
Contributor :
Nhatthien Q. Nguyen
Contributor :
Henry Parada
Contributor :
David H. Richards
Contributor :
T. A Ryan
Contributor :
Stefan Schumann
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