Corpus ID: 26246252

Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry: The Need for Evidence-Based Theory and Legislation

@article{Weitzer2012SexTA,
  title={Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry: The Need for Evidence-Based Theory and Legislation},
  author={Ronald Weitzer},
  journal={Journal of Criminal Law \& Criminology},
  year={2012},
  volume={101},
  pages={1337-1370}
}
  • Ronald Weitzer
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology
Critical analysis of current U.S. policy on sex trafficking and recommendations for reforms in policy and enforcement. 
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