Trafficking and Global Crime Control


Lee, Maggy. 2011. Trafficking and Global Crime Control. London: SAGE.

Author: Maggy Lee


In a world where global flows of people and commodities are on the increase, crimes related to illegal trafficking are creating new concerns for society. This in turn has brought about new and contentious forms of regulation, surveillance, and control. There is a pressing need to consider both the problem itself, and the impact of international anti-trafficking responses.

This authoritative work examines key issues and debates on sex and labor trafficking, drawing on theoretical, empirical, and comparative material to inform the discussion of major trends and future directions. The text brings together key criminological and sociological literature on migration studies, gender, globalization, human rights, security, victimology, policing, and control to provide the most complete overview available on the subject.

Suitable for students and scholars in criminology, criminal justice and sociology, this book sheds unique light on this highly topical and complex subject. (Sage Publications)


Table of Contents:


1. Contested Definitions of Human Trafficking

2. Contemporary Patterns of Human Trafficking

3. Constructing and Denying Victimhood in Trafficking

4. Trafficking and Transnational Organised Crime

5. The War on Human Trafficking

6. Transnational Policing in Human Trafficking

7. Rethinking Human Trafficking

Appendix A: Timeline: Key international conventions and national legislation against human trafficking

Appendix B: Useful Websites

Topics: Displacement & Migration, Gender, Globalization, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Rights, Human Rights, Security, Trafficking, Human Trafficking, Labor Trafficking, Sex Trafficking

Year: 2011

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