Understanding the motivations and activities of transnational advocacy networks against child sex trafficking in the Mekong Subregion: The value of cosmopolitan globalisation theory

  title={Understanding the motivations and activities of transnational advocacy networks against child sex trafficking in the Mekong Subregion: The value of cosmopolitan globalisation theory},
  author={Deanna Davy},
  journal={Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal},
  • D. Davy
  • Published 27 March 2013
  • Political Science
  • Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Child sex trafficking has become one of the most highly publicised social issues of our time and, due to its global nature, transnational anti-trafficking advocacy networks are well placed and central to lead campaigns against it. Whilst there is an abundance of literature on the subjects of child sex trafficking and transnational advocacy networks we lack an understanding of the motivations of these networks that act as buffers against trafficking. Cosmopolitan globalisation theory remains a… 
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