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By Laura Barberán Reinares

At current, the majority of the present examine on intercourse trafficking originates within the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an unique standpoint in this factor through reading representations of intercourse trafficking in postcolonial literature.

This booklet is a sustained interdisciplinary examine bridging postcolonial literature, in English and Spanish, and intercourse trafficking, as analyzed via literary conception, anthropology, sociology, background, trauma conception, journalism, and globalization stories. It encompasses postcolonial conception and literature’s aesthetic research of intercourse trafficking including study from social sciences, psychology, anthropology, and economics with the purpose of delivering a complete research of the subject past the kind of Orientalist discourse so favourite within the media. this can be an enormous and leading edge source for students in literature, postcolonial experiences, gender reports, human rights and worldwide justice.

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7. 8. ) have reported exponential increases in their sales. See the animation by Mariana Santos in this bibliography. See Juliana Rincon Parra (2011) and Debora Spar (2002) in this bibliography. Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of Half the Sky (and Kristof’s wife), worked for Goldman Sachs as a private wealth advisor. See Sneed in this bibliography. As mentioned above, the book and the documentary address other forms of female oppression in the third world, not only sex trafficking. I refer to sex trafficking exclusively as this is the focus of my book.

French recruiters, for example, offered the women jobs as prostitutes and did not resort to courtship or marriage (Carretero 114). 29 While, arguably, the story paints Frank with an air of foreignness (we know he has a darker complexion, for example), nowhere do we get hints of a foreign accent (French, Italian, or Greek, if we go along with the stereotypical procurer of social purity propaganda). That he is visiting the “old country just for a holiday” implies that he is from Ireland ( Joyce, Dubliners 30).

One should also consider that early in the 1900s, Dublin was notorious for “the sheer number of ‘fallen women’” that a girl like Eveline would have been accustomed to see and, interestingly, whose demographics closely match her own (Marshik 130). 24 The opera Frank takes Eveline to see also invites speculations, as the author also mentions The Bohemian Girl in “Clay,” another story with connections to prostitution. Here, Maria, the main character, works in the kitchen of the Lamplight Laundry, a Protestant charity where “fallen women” were reformed by offering them “decent” jobs (although Maria, like Eveline, is not a “fallen woman” herself).

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