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Sex Trafficking Inside the Business of Modern Slavery

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ISBN-10: 0231139608

ISBN-13: 9780231139601

Edition: 2009

Authors: Siddharth Kara

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At the end of 2006, there were 28.4 million slaves in the world, 1.2 million of whom were women and children who had been abducted, deceived, seduced, or sold into forced prostitution. These individuals are physically and psychologically tortured, forced to service hundreds if not thousands of men before being discarded. Generating huge profits for their exploiters, sex slaves form the backbone of one of the world's most profitable illicit enterprises, for unlike narcotics, which must be grown, harvested, refined, and packaged, the female body requires almost no "cultivation" and can be repeatedly consumed. Siddharth Kara first encountered the horrors of sexual slavery in a Bosnian refugee…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/17/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.06" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Sex Trafficking: An Overview
India and Nepal
Italy and Western Europe
Moldova and the Former Soviet Union
Albania and the Balkans
Thailand and the Mekong Subregion
The United States
A Framework for Abolition: Risk and Demand
Selected Tables and Notes
Contemporary Slavery Economics
Selected Human Development Statistics
Notes
Works Cited
Index