Human Trafficking

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This title examines one of the world's critical issues, human trafficking. Readers will learn the historical background of this issue leading up to its current and future impact on society. Various forms of modern slavery including debt bondage, child labor, prostitutes, sex slaves, and child soldiers are discussed in detail, as well as risk factors for trafficking such as poverty, violence, and cultural, traditional, or religious views. Also covered are the physical, psychological, and spiritual impact trafficking survivors experience, laws intended to combat human trafficking, the tier system, and organizations such as the United Nations and UNICEF. Engaging text, informative sidebars, and color photographs present information realistically, leaving readers with a thorough, honest interpretation of human trafficking. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Issues is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF053200, JNF053210, JNF030000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Character Education, Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2011-01-01
ISBN 9781617147739, 9781617840593
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 364.15
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
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