The slave next door: human trafficking and slavery in America today

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In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern day slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States. InThe Slave Next Door we find that slaves are all around us, hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of the neighborhood restaurant, the kids on the corner selling cheap trinkets, the man sweeping the floor of the local department store. In these pages we also meet some unexpected slaveholders, such as a 27-year old middle-class Texas housewife who is currently serving a life sentence for offences including slavery. Weaving together a wealth of voicesfrom slaves, slaveholders, and traffickers as well as from experts, counselors, law enforcement officers, rescue and support groups, and othersthis book is also a call to action, telling what we, as private citizens, can do to finally bring an end to this horrific crime.
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subject_facet Human trafficking -- United States, Slavery -- United States
table_of_contents The old slavery and the new -- House slaves -- Slaves in the pastures of plenty -- Supply and demand -- New business models -- Eating, wearing, walking and talking slavery -- Slaves in the neighborhood -- States of confusion -- The feds -- A future without slavery.
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title The slave next door : human trafficking and slavery in America today
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