Sexual trafficking in women: international political economy and the politics of sex.

@article{Bertone2000SexualTI,
  title={Sexual trafficking in women: international political economy and the politics of sex.},
  author={Armando Bertone},
  journal={Gender issues},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={4-22}
}
A recent manifestation of the North/South, East/West political-economic divide is the international sex trade in women, of which trafficking in women for purposes of sexual employment is a large subset. Trafficking in humans in general, and women in particular, has taken center stage in many nation-states as an issue of a threat to national security and societal cohesion. This article explores some of the basic facts about trafficking and spotlights it as a truly global phenomenon, with its… CONTINUE READING