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Discusses the author's investigation of the mechanics and economics of the sex trafficking industry in various places, including India, Nepal, Western Europe, Moldova, Thailand, and the United States, and proposes measures that could undermine the profitability of the illegal activity.
"Explores the dynamics of sex trafficking from the angles of survivors, traffickers, buyers, and the social service and criminal justice professionals who work in the field"
A Crime So Monstrous by E. Benjamin Skinner
Publication Date: 2008-03-11
Examines the current status of slavery and human trafficking in dozens of places such as Dubai, Bucharest, India, Haiti, and Eastern Europe, reporting on sexual trafficking in particular, and also describes the work of John Miller, America's antislavery czar, and the work of faith-based antislavery groups.
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Based on ethnographic fieldwork from Santa Barbara, California, this book sheds light on the ways that food insecurity prevails in women's experiences of migration from Mexico and Central America to the United States. As women grapple with the pervasive conditions of poverty that hinder efforts at getting enough to eat, they find few options for alleviating the various forms of suffering that accompany food insecurity. Examining how constraints on eating and feeding translate to the uneven distribution of life chances across borders, and how 'food security' comes to dominate national policy in the United States, this book argues for understanding women's relations to these processes as inherently biopolitical.
Provide insights into women's rights in seven African countries: Cote d'Ivoire, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda. Each looks at the causes, context, and consequences of the struggle to uphold women's rights. Their case studies illustrate property-grabbing in Malawi, women's citizenship in Nigeria, and the rise of hate crimes and sexual violence against black lesbians in South Africa, among other issues
Discusses the causes of global hunger, the key challenges faced by food deficit countries, and the effect of Western subsidies for agricultural production and biofuels; and offers suggestions for meeting the food needs of a growing world population.
American History goes far beyond simply providing names and dates to memorize; it illuminates American politics,science, culture, philosophy, and economics to make the subjects as fascinating and engaging as they should be.
American History illuminates American politics, science, culture, philosophy, and economics to explore the ongoing development of the United States, while putting past events in context with modern times.
Daily Life through History explores ordinary life through time and across the globe,bringing the past to life through details and insights that turn flat descriptions of historical characters into real, "just like me" human beings.
This database provides students with authoritative historical context, diverse expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources to help them become civil debaters, consider multiple sides of a controversy, and use evidence in developing and supporting their opinions about today's most important issues.
Modern Genocide is the definitive resource covering sensitive topics of genocide. This database details the historical, social, religious, political, and economic factors that have resulted in genocide.
World Geography: Understanding a Changing World provides curriculum-aligned online tools that develop students' global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, environmental, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our
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