Market dynamics of human trafficking: Part I introduction

Makini Chisolm-Straker, Katherine Chon

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This chapter introduces the subsequent chapters in Part I: Market Dynamics of Human Trafficking and provides a brief overview of legal and illicit markets (historical and present) that are impacted by human trafficking. This introduction offers examples of how industries using forced and coerced labor infiltrate the fabric of society for all who live in the United States. Moreover, a successful public health approach to exploitation prevention work requires context-based governmental and community-level engagement.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Historical Roots of Human Trafficking
Subtitle of host publicationInforming Primary Prevention of Commercialized Violence
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783030706753
ISBN (Print)9783030706746
StatePublished - 22 May 2021


  • Globalization
  • Industries
  • Institutionalized exploitation
  • Market dynamics
  • Trafficking prevention


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