Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Beyond Victims and Villains

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Beyond Victims and Villains

Alexandra Lutnick


The household intercourse trafficking of minors is an issue of turning out to be challenge but little severe awareness. This ebook analyzes the forces at the back of the sex-trafficking within the usa and gives a much-needed reference for practitioners. It adopts a holistic procedure, pursuing a nuanced exploration of those younger people's reviews, their remedy, and outdoors efforts to strive against intercourse trafficking.

The publication beneficial properties interviews with carrier companies and specialists, and comprises fresh study, thereby mapping the complicated components linked to younger people's involvement in buying and selling intercourse and the social connections that facilitate their habit. It considers the studies of either those that "choose" intercourse paintings and people who are pressured into it by means of conditions or 3rd events, and it discusses the networks of associates and shut friends who introduce novices to the exchange. additionally, it takes a troublesome examine how neighborhood and federal responses to trafficking elevate younger people's vulnerability to buying and selling intercourse. Urging policymakers and practitioners to maneuver past the easy framework of "rescuing" sufferers and "punishing" villains, this e-book demands regulations and courses that concentrate on the failure of social and cultural structures and reply higher to the youth stuck during this web.

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