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The Slave Next Door

The Slave Next Door

Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today

  • Author: Kevin Bales,Ron Soodalter
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press
  • ISBN: 9780520942998
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 320
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In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern day slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States. In The Slave Next Door we find that slaves are all around us, hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of the neighborhood restaurant, the kids on the corner selling cheap trinkets, the man sweeping the floor of the local department store. In these pages we also meet some unexpected slaveholders, such as a 27-year old middle-class Texas housewife who is currently serving a life sentence for offences including slavery. Weaving together a wealth of voices—from slaves, slaveholders, and traffickers as well as from experts, counselors, law enforcement officers, rescue and support groups, and others—this book is also a call to action, telling what we, as private citizens, can do to finally bring an end to this horrific crime.

The Slave Next Door

The Slave Next Door

Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today, With a New Preface

  • Author: Kevin Bales,Ron Soodalter
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press
  • ISBN: 0520268660
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 312
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Describes the practice of human trafficking that exists in the United States in the present day.

Flucht aus der Sklaverei

Flucht aus der Sklaverei

  • Author: Francis Bok
  • Publisher: Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Verlag)
  • ISBN: 9783404615407
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 334
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Er ist erst sieben Jahre alt, er ist stolz, auf den Markt zu gehen und Eier zu verkaufen. Er weiß nicht, dass dies der letzte Tag seines bisherigen Lebens ist. Dass er seine Familie nie wiedersehen wird. Dass er von gewissenlosen Banditen entführt wird, die ihn an eine arabische Familie verkaufen. Dass er fortan deren Sklave sein wird ...

Noch einmal meine Mutter sehen

Noch einmal meine Mutter sehen

vom eigenen Vater in die Sklaverei verkauft

  • Author: Zana Muhsen
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783453869356
  • Category:
  • Page: 272
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Verkauft

Verkauft

Roman

  • Author: Patricia McCormick
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783596852437
  • Category:
  • Page: 311
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Ein Leben ohne Rechte: Lakshmi ist zwölf, als sie von ihrem Stiefvater verkauft und von Nepal nach Indien verschleppt wird. Sie glaubt dort als Dienstmädchen arbeiten zu können, merkt aber bald, dass sie als Prostituierte arbeiten soll. Mit anderen Mädchen eingesperrt, wird sie von der hartherzigen Bordellbesitzerin Mumtaz überwacht, zur Prostitution gezwungen und ausgebeutet. Zudem muss sie erkennen, dass sie ihre "Schuld" niemals wird abarbeiten können, um wieder frei zu sein und heimzukehren. Lakshmi schöpft erst wieder Hoffnung, als ein Fremder auftaucht und ihr von einem Ort erzählt, wo Mädchen wie sie, ein neues Leben beginnen können... Die Autorin verbrachte mehrere Monate in Nepal und Indien, sprach mit vielen betroffenen Frauen. Jährlich erleiden über 12'000 nepalesische Mädchen das gleiche Schicksal. Manche, die durch Hilfsorganisationen gerettet worden sind, gehen in die Dörfer und klären die Mädchen auf. In einfacher direkter Sprache erleben wir Lakshmis Schicksal mit. Ein Buch, das erschüttert, betroffen macht. Es erhielt mehrere Auszeichnungen. ab 15 Jahren, *****, Denise Racine.

Das Schwarzbuch des globalisierten Verbrechens

Das Schwarzbuch des globalisierten Verbrechens

Drogen, Waffen, Menschenhandel, Geldwäsche, Markenpiraterie

  • Author: Moisés Naím
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783492248518
  • Category:
  • Page: 405
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Menschenhandel

Menschenhandel

Die Rückkehr der Sklaverei

  • Author: Thomas Schirrmacher
  • Publisher: SCM Hänssler
  • ISBN: 3775174281
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 176
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Menschenhandel bringt Umsatz – und das nicht zu knapp. In der internationalen Kriminalität kommt ihm nahezu gleich viel Bedeutung zu wie dem Drogenhandel. Und der ist der lukrativste Wirtschaftszweig der Welt. Was vielen nicht klar ist: Deutschland ist Umschlagplatz Nummer 1 für die Ware Mensch in Europa. Mitten in unseren Städten existiert eine dunkle Parallelgesellschaft: Zwangsprostitution, Kindersex, illegale Arbeiter, Organhandel oder Kinderbanden. Thomas Schirrmacher klärt auf und zeigt, wie jeder Einzelne helfen kann.

Pursuing Justice

Pursuing Justice

Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World

  • Author: Ralph A. Weisheit,Frank Morn
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317521838
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 248
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Pursuing Justice, Second Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved by individuals, organizations, and the global community. Part 1 demonstrates how the idea of justice has emerged over time, starting with religion and philosophy, then moving to the justice as a concern of the state, and finally to the concept of social justice. Part 2 outlines the very different mechanisms used by various nations for achieving state justice, including systems based on common law, civil law, and Islamic law, with a separate discussion of the US justice system. Part 3 focuses on four contemporary issues of justice: war, genocide, slavery, and the environment. Finally, Part 4 shows how individuals and organizations can go about pursuing justice, and describes the rise of global justice. This updated timely book helps students understand the complexities and nuances of a society's pursuit of justice. It provides students with the foundations of global justice systems, integrating Greek philosophies and major religious perspectives into a justice perspective, and contributes to undergraduate understanding of international justice bodies, NGOs, and institutions. New edition is completely updated and revised to achieve relevance for today's students Covers concepts of justice as well as ideas for pursuing and achieving justice Examines how our modern laws began, and traces their evolution to today's laws Presents concepts and issues in justice studies as well as a comparison of several systems of law Teaching resources include discussion questions and real-world examples

Miss Bangkok

Miss Bangkok

Memoiren einer thailändischen Prostituierten

  • Author: Bua Boonmee,Nicola Pierce
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783896029652
  • Category:
  • Page: 191
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Tokio-Killer

Tokio-Killer

der erste Auftrag ; Thriller

  • Author: Barry Eisler
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783596177356
  • Category:
  • Page: 332
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Vor der Kulisse der Mega-Metropole Tokio betreibt John Rain sein Geschäft als Auftragskiller. Als er einen hohen Regierungsbeamten ermordet, gerät er zwischen die Fronten des amerikanischen Geheimdienstes und der japanischen Mafia. Aber das ist nicht sein einziges Problem: Er verliebt sich auch noch in die Tochter seines letzten Opfers... (Quelle: Buchdeckel verso).

Die Hälfte des Himmels

Die Hälfte des Himmels

wie Frauen weltweit für eine bessere Zukunft kämpfen

  • Author: Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher: C.H.Beck
  • ISBN: 9783406606380
  • Category:
  • Page: 359
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Sociologists in Action on Inequalities

Sociologists in Action on Inequalities

Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality

  • Author: Shelley K. White,Jonathan M. White,Kathleen Odell Korgen
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1483322297
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 208
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Sociologists in Action on Inequalities: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality, by Shelley K. White, Jonathan M. White, and Kathleen Korgen, is a brief anthology of original readings that are perfect for Race and Ethnicity; Race, Class, and Gender; Introduction to Sociology; Social Problems; Social Inequality; Senior Capstone and other courses taught through the central lens of diversity. Like its companion Sociologists in Action volume, on social change and social justice, this collection brings together dozens of accounts of sociologists who are using their sociology to make a positive impact on society. Each of the 30 selections describe, through firsthand experience, how sociology can be used to address enduring problems of prejudice and discrimination based on race, nationality, class, gender, and sexuality. Discussion questions and suggested readings and resources at the end of every chapter will provide students with opportunities to delve further into the topics covered and help create full and nuanced discussions, grounded in the "real world" work of public and applied sociologists.

The Legal Understanding of Slavery

The Legal Understanding of Slavery

From the Historical to the Contemporary

  • Author: Jean Allain
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
  • ISBN: 0199660468
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 396
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This book examines how slavery is understood in law. It shows how the legal definition of slavery has evolved and continues to be contentious. It traces the understanding of slavery from Roman law through the Middle Ages, the 18th and 19th centuries, up to the modern day manifestations, including forced labour and trafficking in persons.

Ending Slavery

Ending Slavery

How We Free Today’s Slaves

  • Author: Kevin Bales
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press
  • ISBN: 9780520254701
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 261
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Looks at the lives of people living as slaves today and proposes guidelines to rid the world of slavery.

American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Security

American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Security

  • Author: Martin Alan Greenberg
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1482232553
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 396
  • View: 1827
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Today, it is estimated there are over 200,000 volunteers in police work throughout the United States. Although the need for such volunteers has never been greater, there is a lack of published materials regarding the nature of volunteer police work and how qualified citizens may augment police services. American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Security provides a selective overview of the history, organizations, operations, and legal aspects of volunteer police in various U.S. states and territories. Designed to help police leaders adopt or modify their own volunteer programs, the book: Highlights what average Americans have done and are currently doing to safeguard their communities Presents contributions of police and safety volunteers at all levels of government—including the work of FEMA volunteers, the Civil Air Patrol, and the Coast Guard Auxiliary Examines youth involvement in contemporary police departments Discusses a variety of legal matters concerning volunteer participation in policing Includes the latest Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) standards concerning auxiliary and reserve police Explores new roles for volunteer police, including the treatment of homeless persons, the prevention of human trafficking, violence prevention in schools, immigration and border protection, and the establishment of college-level reserve police officer training cadet programs Framed by modern concerns for homeland security and community safety, the book places the topic in historical and international contexts. It will serve as a catalyst for the development of courses as well as growth in the number of qualified volunteer police, a necessary resource for homeland security. A 103-page online instructional manual is available for instructors who have adopted this book. It includes model answers to each of the review questions found at the end of each chapter as well as additional student exercises and related updated references.

Global Civil Society 2011

Global Civil Society 2011

Globality and the Absence of Justice

  • Author: H. Seckinelgin,Billy Wong
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 0230303803
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 240
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Global Civil Society 2011 combines activist and academic accounts of contemporary struggles to promote, negotiate and deliver justice in a global frame without a central authority. In their engagement with cultural diversity and their networked communication the contributors rethink and remake justice beyond the confines of the nation state.

Survivors of Slavery

Survivors of Slavery

Modern-Day Slave Narratives

  • Author: Laura T. Murphy
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 0231535759
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 344
  • View: 4538
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Slavery is not a crime confined to the far reaches of history. It is an injustice that continues to entrap twenty-seven million people across the globe. Laura Murphy offers close to forty survivor narratives from Cambodia, Ghana, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the United States, detailing the horrors of a system that forces people to work without pay and against their will, under the threat of violence, with little or no means of escape. Representing a variety of circumstances in diverse contexts, these survivors are the Frederick Douglasses, Sojourner Truths, and Olaudah Equianos of our time, testifying to the widespread existence of a human rights tragedy and the urgent need to address it. Through storytelling and firsthand testimony, this anthology shapes a twenty-first-century narrative that many believe died with the end of slavery in the Americas. Organized around such issues as the need for work, the punishment of defiance, and the move toward activism, the collection isolates the causes, mechanisms, and responses to slavery that allow the phenomenon to endure. Enhancing scholarship in women's studies, sociology, criminology, law, social work, and literary studies, the text establishes a common trajectory of vulnerability, enslavement, captivity, escape, and recovery, creating an invaluable resource for activists, scholars, legislators, and service providers.

Sandakan Bordell Nr. 8

Sandakan Bordell Nr. 8

Ein verdrängtes Kapitel japanischer Frauengeschichte

  • Author: Tomoko Yamazaki
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Prostitutes
  • Page: 317
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To the Light of Tomorrow

To the Light of Tomorrow

From the Corners of Nowhere

  • Author: M. D. Rothfuss
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • ISBN: 145208582X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 72
  • View: 2464
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Joslyn Dann never imagined these things would be happening to her. She always thought that it was someone else's problem or something she couldn't control. Now she was in the midst of it and there really was nothing she could do about it. Would she ever escape this modern day slavery? How could some person enforce so much torture on another human being? All she could do was cry out to God in hope that He would answer. Captured into prostitution, Joslyn Dann has a choice to make. Will she give into the wishes of her captors or will she continue to fight their torture methods? Before her captivity she firmly believed and trusted in the love and power of Jesus Christ, but the trials of her new life threaten to destroy her faith. Will she be able to stand against the repeated attacks of the Devil? Can someone rescue her before the fight is gone?

Spe salvi

Spe salvi

gerettet durch die Hoffnung ; Enzyklika

  • Author: Papa Benedictus (XVI.)
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783746224428
  • Category:
  • Page: 114
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