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Human Trafficking

Klekowski von Koppenfels, Amanda (2017) Human Trafficking. In: Reinert, Kenneth A., ed. Handbook of Globalisation and Development. Handbooks on Globalisation . Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 331-348. ISBN 978-1-78347-864-4. (doi:10.4337/9781783478651.00028) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:70506)

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Abstract

Human trafficking, defined as the recruitment, transport or receipt of individuals for the purpose of exploitation, is perhaps the most negative phenomenon linked to globalisation. The link between migration and human trafficking is close, although domestic trafficking can and does occur. This chapter looks at human trafficking taking globalisation into account. It examines the questions of the definition and understanding of trafficking, as well as exploring the difficulties of establishing good quantitative measures of the extent of trafficking, and concludes with a look at the interactions between counter-trafficking efforts and border control.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.4337/9781783478651.00028
Uncontrolled keywords: Human trafficking; trafficking in women; trafficking in human beings
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2018 14:55 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:59 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/70506 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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Klekowski von Koppenfels, Amanda.

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