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Women and children have been bartered, pawned, bought, and sold within and beyond Africa for longer than records have existed. This important collection examines the ways trafficking in women and children has changed from the aftermath of the “end of slavery” in Africa from the late nineteenth century to the present.

The formal abolition of the slave trade and slavery did not end the demand for servile women and children. Contemporary forms of human trafficking are deeply interwoven with their historical precursors, and scholars and activists need to be informed about the long history of trafficking in order to better assess and confront its contemporary forms. This book brings together the perspectives of leading scholars, activists, and other experts, creating a conversation that is essential for understanding the complexity of human trafficking in Africa.

Human trafficking is rapidly emerging as a core human rights issue for the twenty-first century. Trafficking in Slavery’s Wake is excellent reading for the researching, combating, and prosecuting of trafficking in women and children.

Contributors:
Margaret Akullo
Jean Allain
Kevin Bales
Liza Stuart Buchbinder
Bernard K. Freamon
Susan Kreston
Benjamin N. Lawrance
Elisabeth McMahon
Carina Ray
Richard L. Roberts
Marie Rodet
Jody Sarich
Jelmer Vos

GENRE
Professional & Technical
RELEASED
2012
August 22
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
264
Pages
PUBLISHER
Ohio University Press
SELLER
Ingram DV LLC
SIZE
2.4
MB

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