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Human Trafficking: SOC 404/472/473/6710/6750

In this guide you will find links to information to assist you with your Human Trafficking course. Information provided includes links to related websites and books.

How to Access eBooks and Print Books

Click on the title of an eBook below then login with your myWilmU credentials to read the book online. Use the Discovery search box (on the library website or on the Find More Resources tab) to search for more eBooks.

Scroll down to see print books. Click on the book title to locate the call number, then find it in the New Castle Library.

Suggested eBooks

The Slave Next Door - Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today (2009)

Human Trafficking in the United States --Weaving together a wealth of voices—from slaves, slaveholders, and traffickers as well as from experts, counselors, law enforcement officers, rescue and support groups, and others—this book is also a call to action, telling what we, as private citizens, can do to finally bring an end to this horrific crime.

Responding to Human Trafficking (2015)

Signed into law in 2000, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) defined the crime of human trafficking and brought attention to an issue previously unknown to most Americans. Responding to Human Trafficking examines the ways in which cultural perceptions of sexual exploitation and victimhood inform the drafting, interpretation, and implementation of U.S. antitrafficking law, as well as the law's effects on trafficking victims.

Sex Trafficking in the United States (2016)

Andrea J. Nichols explores the dynamics of sex trafficking from the angles of survivors, perpetrators, facilitators, and the social service and criminal justice professionals who work in the field. Sex Trafficking in the United States is essential for understanding an exploitative industry and for curbing its spread among at-risk populations.

Human Trafficking in Ohio (2007)

Wilson and Dalton explore the extent and characteristics of human trafficking in Ohio through both a content analysis of newspaper accounts and interviews with criminal justice officials and social service providers.

Girls Like Us (2011)

Rachel Lloyd's riveting survivor story is the true tale of her hard-won escape from the commercial sex industry and her bold founding of GEMS, New York City's Girls Education and Mentoring Service, to help countless other young girls escape "the life." Lloyd's unflinchingly honest memoir is a powerful and unforgettable story of inhuman abuse, enduring hope, and the promise of redemption. Create a free account to read this.

Suggested Books in Print

Walking Prey (2014)

Holly Austin Smith shows how middle class suburban communities are fast becoming the new epicenter of sex trafficking in America.

Human Trafficking: A Global Perspective (2010)

This book examines all forms of human trafficking globally, revealing the operations of the trafficking business and the nature of the traffickers themselves. Using a historical and comparative perspective, it demonstrates that there is more than one business model of human trafficking and that there are enormous variations in human trafficking in different regions of the world...

Broadening the Scope of Human Trafficking Research (2017)

Broadening the Scope of Human Trafficking Research is an edited reader that not only discusses the myriad of types of human trafficking (e.g. sex trafficking, labor trafficking, adoption, child soldiers, organ trafficking, servile marriage) but also the diversity of victims, identities and the relationship to heightened trafficking risk (e.g. race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity)...

Nobody's Girl (2015)

Sexual abuse, human trafficking, drug addiction, rape, prison, and domestic violence--Barbara Amaya experienced it all on first on the streets of Washington DC and then New York City, most of it before her sixteenth birthday. In Nobody's Girl she shares her journey from trafficking victim to human rights advocate, weaving together a story of loss, pain, courage, and transformation.

Sold - 2016 Movie based on Patricia McCormick's book