What does policy have to do with it? The political economy of Latino sex trafficking in the United States

  title={What does policy have to do with it? The political economy of Latino sex trafficking in the United States},
  author={Lauren Copley},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  • Lauren Copley
  • Published 31 October 2014
  • Economics, Political Science
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
Core countries, such as the United States, have created economic and trade policies which encourage Latino migration for cheap, exploitable labor and new demands for Latino sex trafficking within the United States to serve new destination male migration communities. This theory-building exercise utilizes world system and intersectional theoretical frameworks to examine the implications of geo-political policies and unequal development on lived experience affected by the intersection of massive… 

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