Books and Films

Labour Migration, Human Trafficking, and Multinational Corporations: The commodifications of Illicit flows – Edited by Ato Quayson and Antonela Arhin, 2012. Taylor & Francis Group

Labour Migration, Human Trafficking, and Multinational Corporations: The commodifications of Illicit flows – Edited by Ato Quayson and Antonela Arhin, 2012. Taylor & Francis Group

“Although much literature on human trafficking focuses on sex trafficking, a great deal of human trafficking results from migrant workers, compelled – by economic deprivation in their home countries – to seek better life opportunities abroad, especially in agriculture, construction…

Trafficking and Global Crime Control – Maggy Lee, 2011

Trafficking and Global Crime Control – Maggy Lee, 2011

“This authoritative work examines key issues and debates on human trafficking, drawing on theoretical, historical and comparative material to inform the discussion of major trends. Consolidating current work on human trade debates, the text brings together key criminological and sociological…

The Trafficking of Persons: National and International Responeses – Kimberly A. McCabe, 2008

The Trafficking of Persons: National and International Responeses – Kimberly A. McCabe, 2008

“This book investigates the types of human trafficking, and discusses U.S. and international responses to combat and end all forms of this criminal activity. With discussion-provoking questions at the end of each chapter and specific examples of trafficking activity, this…

Human Trafficking – Maggy Lee, 2007

Human Trafficking – Maggy Lee, 2007

 •  From GoodReads “Human Trafficking provides a critical engagement with the key debates on human trade. It addresses the subject within the broader context of global crime and the internationalisation of crime control. The book takes a broadly discursive approach…

The Slave Across the Street: The True Story of how and American Teen Survived the World of Human Trafficking – Teresa L. Flores with Peggysue Wells, 2010

The Slave Across the Street: The True Story of how and American Teen Survived the World of Human Trafficking – Teresa L. Flores with Peggysue Wells, 2010

 •  Theresa Flores’ Traffick Free web site “In this powerful true story, Theresa Flores shares how her life as an All-American, blue-eyed, blond-haired 15-year-old teenager who could have been your neighbor was enslaved into the dangerous world of sex trafficking…

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide – Nicholas Kristof and Cheryl WuDunn, 2010

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide – Nicholas Kristof and Cheryl WuDunn, 2010

Thanks to blogger 9to20, a trafficking survivor, for suggesting this book. Here’s what another blogger, Bailee-Nicole at Human Trafficking Rescue, said about Half the Sky. “Heartbreaking – yet inspiring. This book floored me; it is definitely in my top 5…