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Migration, Agency and Citizenship in Sex Trafficking

Andrijasevic, Rutvica (2010). Migration, Agency and Citizenship in Sex Trafficking. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Abstract

This book resets the agenda on sex trafficking. Methodologically daring, it brings poststructuralist approaches on migration, labour and political subjectivities to existing studies on European integration, labour markets and gender-based violence. By linking a number of scholarly debates and discursive areas that are not commonly brought together in studies on sex trafficking, this study exposes the link between sex trafficking and the constitution of citizenship, and proposes a re-conceptualization of ‘sex trafficking’ grounded in the particularity of the European situation. Based on original ethnographic interviews with migrant women in the sex sector, the book shifts the theorization of sex trafficking away from the criminalization paradigm and towards a new theory of agency and citizenship.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2010 Rutvica Andrijasevic
ISBN: 0-230-23740-1, 978-0-230-23740-7
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
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Item ID: 23429
Depositing User: Rutvica Andrijasevic
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2010 14:26
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:27
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23429
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