Human Trafficking

Kevin Bales

in Understanding Global Slavery

Published by University of California Press

Published in print July 2005 | ISBN: 9780520245068
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520932074 | DOI:
Human Trafficking

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This chapter begins with an explanation of the meaning of human trafficking. It then considers the issue of whether the victim consented to being smuggled or trafficked in developing a response to trafficking. This is followed by discussion of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants, crimes linked to trafficking in persons, understanding the problem of trafficking in persons, the stages of trafficking, different forms of trafficking, and the extent of global trafficking.

Keywords: human trafficking; victims; consent; migrants; crime

Chapter.  10412 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change

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