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The perfect business? : anti-trafficking and the sex trade along the Mekong

Author: Sverre Molland
Publisher: University of Hawai�i Press, Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2012.
Series: Southeast Asia--politics, meaning, memory.
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'The perfect business?' is the first book to go beyond the usual focus on migrants and sex commerce to explore the institutional context of anti-trafficking. Its author, himself a former advisor for a United Nations anti-trafficking project, raises crucial questions about how an increasingly globalized development aid sector responds to what might more accurately be described as an extraterritorial development  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Molland, Sverre.
Perfect business?.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012010485
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sverre Molland
ISBN: 9780824865825 0824865820 0824836537 9780824836535 0824836103 9780824836108
OCLC Number: 821735287
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction : the perfect business? --
Do traffickers have navels? --
The market metaphor --
Teens trading teens --
Hot spots and flows --
Profitable bodies? --
Combating trafficking, Mekong style : tales of fishponds and mushrooms --
The drifters : anti-traffickers in practice --
Conclusion : the tenacity of the market metaphor.
Series Title: Southeast Asia--politics, meaning, memory.
Responsibility: Sverre Molland.
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Examines the social worlds and interrelationships of traffickers, victims, and trafficking activists along the Thai-Lao border. It explores local efforts to reconcile international legal concepts,  Read more...

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