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This practical, interdisciplinary text draws from empirically grounded scholarship, survivor-centered practices, and an ecological perspective to help readers develop an understanding of the meaning and scope of human trafficking. Throughout the book, the authors address the specific vulnerabilities of human trafficking victims, their medical-psycho-social needs, and issues related to direct service delivery. They also address the identification of human trafficking crimes, traffickers, and the impact of this crime on the global economy. Using detailed case studies to illuminate real situations, the book covers national and international anti-trafficking policies, prevention and intervention strategies, promising practices to combat human trafficking, responses of law enforcement and service providers, organizational challenges, and the cost of trafficking to human wellbeing.

Understanding the Context of History
Understanding the Context of History
1. Learning Objectives
  • Students will be introduced to early historical accounts of slavery and indentured servitude to understand its connection with modern-day slavery.
  • Students will become familiar with the trans-Saharan slave trade and its relation to the Americas.
  • Students will understand the historical timeline of various enslaved peoples in the Americas.
  • Students will become knowledgeable about the resilience of enslaved peoples by learning about the Underground Railroad and maroon communities.
  • Students will be introduced to the concept of the African Colonization of enslaved peoples.
  • Students will become familiar with legislation that impacted slavery such as the Emancipation Proclamation, Black Codes, and the Reconstruction Amendments.
  • Students will be introduced to significant time periods that influenced human ...
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