Human trafficking is a growing transnational criminal phenomenon_conservative estimates put the total number of persons trafficked annually at two million. In this first in-depth study of human trafficking in Russia and Ukraine, scholars from the European, Siberian, and far-eastern parts of Russia offer groundbreaking analyses of the motivations behind and reactions to this horrifying trend.
Sally Stoecker is a consultant to the Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC), American University. Louise Shelley is the founder and director of the Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) and professor in the School of International Service and the Department of Justice, Law, and Society at American University.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Human Trafficking: A New Challenge for Russia and the United States Chapter 3 Criminal Transportation of Persons: Trends and Recommendations Chapter 4 Classifying the Elements of Human Trafficking Crimes Chapter 5 Russian and Chinese Trafficking: A Comparative Perspective Chapter 6 Trafficking in Women in the Russian Far East: A Real or Imaginary Phenomenon? Chapter 7 Female Labor Migration Trends and Human Trafficking: Policy Recommendations Chapter 8 An Evaluation of Ukrainian Legislation to Counter and Criminalize Human Trafficking Chapter 9 Legal Cases Prosecuted under the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000