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Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia

Laura A. Dean


The issue of human trafficking is particularly important in the region between Europe and Asia due to the dramatic increase in the number of persons trafficked into and through the region since the collapse of communism. Women from Eurasia fuel the sex industries around the world but increasingly, men and children from this region are also victims of labor exploitation. This book analyses how human trafficking policies aimed at combatting this phenomenon have diffused from the international to national level policymaking in one of the largest source regions for human trafficking in the world. ... More

Keywords: diffusion of innovation, human trafficking, policy adoption, policy implementation, policy networks, Eurasia, anti-trafficking institutions, human rights-based policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447352839
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447352839.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laura A. Dean, author
Millikin University