Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight

America's Slaves of the New Millennium

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Hidden in Plain Sight: America's Slaves of the New Millennium documents how human trafficking and its byproducts touch every community in America, from impoverished inner-city neighborhoods to middle-class suburbs and alcoves of wealthy estates. It presents information derived from narrative accounts of real-life trafficking cases, interviews with convicted human traffickers, empirical research, and criminal case files to expose the grim realities of human trafficking in America, perpetrated by Americans. Readers will grasp the origins, evolution, and extent of the problem; understand how trafficking plays an unrecognized role in our day-to-day lives; and see why advancements in awareness and anti-trafficking resources have not changed the status quo. The victims of trafficking continue to be criminalized by law enforcement, and the offenders continue to exploit and profit from new recruits. This book equips readers with the knowledge needed to identify human trafficking cases and advocate for polity changes to end this scourge in America.--INSIDE FLAP.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, c[2017]
ISBN: 9781440854033
1440854033
9781440854040
Branch Call Number: 306.36209 MEHLMAN-OROZCO
Characteristics: xix, 245 pages ; 25 cm

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