Hidden in Plain Sight: America's Slaves of the New Millennium, 1st Edition

  • Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco
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  • ISBN-10: 1440854041
  • ISBN-13: 9781440854040
  • DDC: 306.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 245 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Pimp-controlled sex workers, exploited migrants, domestic servants, and sex trafficking of runaway and homeless youth are just a few of the many forms of sex trafficking and labor trafficking going on all around the world—including in the United States. This book exposes both well-known and more obscure forms of human trafficking, documenting how these heinous crimes are encountered in our daily lives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Advance Praise for Hidden in Plain Sight.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Sex Trafficking.
1: Runaways, from the Frying Pan into the Fire.
2: Happy Beginnings, Sad Endings.
3: Disposable Wives.
4: Child Sex Tourism.
5: Adult Sex Tourism.
6: Human Trafficker Deployment.
7: Trafficked to La Mara.
8: Now Recruiting for an Exciting Summer Abroad.
9: Mentality of a Monger.
Labor Trafficking.
10: Legal and Still Exploited.
11: Domestic Servants, Diplomatic Slaves.
12: Knocking at Your Door.
13: Dark Side of Chocolate from the Côte d’Ivoire.
14: Slaved in India, Retailed in America.
15: Cheap Luxury.
16: Stealing Our Jobs?.
Overcoming Barriers to the Abolition of Modern Slavery.
17: Hidden in Plain Sight.
18: Disposable Kids.
19: Whac-a-Mole Crusade Online.
20: Blaming the Hotel.
21: Crimmigration and Labor Trafficking.
22: Out of the Shadows.
Appendix A: Sex Work and Sex Trafficking Argot1.
Appendix B: Sample Human Trafficking Expert Witness Testimony Outline.
Appendix C: Gathering Data from Human Trafficking Survivors.
Appendix D: Sample Sex Tourist Timeline—Dirk.
Appendix E: Additional Quotes from Mongers.
Appendix F: Sample Tool to Identify Youth at High Risk of Being Trafficked.
About the Author.