International human trafficking: An agenda-building analysis of the US and British press

  title={International human trafficking: An agenda-building analysis of the US and British press},
  author={Doreen Marie Marchionni},
  journal={International Communication Gazette},
  pages={145 - 158}
  • D. Marchionni
  • Published 21 February 2012
  • Political Science
  • International Communication Gazette
Many consider international human trafficking, or the transportation of children and adults across national borders for forced labor and services, 21st-century slavery. Academics, lawmakers and international bodies have developed a rich body of literature around trafficking in recent years, while documentarians, screenwriters and artists have placed it squarely in popular discourse. But little is known about how the press translates that knowledge to a lay audience. This study sets out to… 

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