Global Human Smuggling: Comparative Perspectives
Ten years ago the topic of human smuggling and trafficking was relatively new for academic researchers, though the practice itself is very old. Since the first edition of this volume was published, much has changed globally, directly impacting the phenomenon of human smuggling. Migrant smuggling and human trafficking are now more entrenched than ever in many regions, with...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published October 18th 2011 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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Mar 02, 2012 Christina rated it 5 of 5 stars
The title of this book is a little misleading. While there are comparative perspectives offer from countries around the world (China, Israel, Russia, Japan, Malaysia), the majority of the articles included in this book exam the smuggling of humans into the United States. Certainly there are more volatile and pours borders than the US-Mexico border, but you really would never know it from reading this book. Most of the articles addressing other countries actually morph into a study of how people...more