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Human Trafficking, Commercial Sexual Exploitation, and Systems of Prostitution: Secondary Sources

Legal Encyclopedia

Legal encyclopedia can provide a brief overview of an area of law, introducing the reader to relevant legal topics and terms.

Selected Legal Encyclopedia:

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Third Floor: KZ1160 .E5 1981)

Cornell’s Legal Information Institute’s WEX legal dictionary and encyclopedia is accessible online for free.

American Jurisprudence 2d (Second Floor: KF154 .A42)

Pennsylvania Law Encyclopedia (Third Floor: KFP65 .P4 1998)

Selected Treatises

Law Journals and Articles

Anti-Trafficking Review

Laurel Bellows, Breaking the Shackles More Must Be Done to End Human Trafficking and Address the Needs of Its Victims, 98 SEP ABA J. 8 (Sept. 2012)

Mohamed Y. Mattar, Interpreting Judicial Interpretations of the Criminal Statutes of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act: Ten Years Later, 19 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 1247 (2011)

Eileen Overbaugh, Human Trafficking: The Need for Federal Prosecution of Accused Traffickers, 39 Seton Hall L. Rev. 635 (2009)

Stephanie Richard, Note, State Legislation and Human Trafficking: Helpful or Harmful?, 38 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 447 (2005)

Arthur Rizer & Sheri R. Glaser, Breach: The National Security Implications of Human Trafficking, 17 Widener L. Rev. 69 (2011)

Jennifer A.L. Sheldon-Sherman, The Missing "P": Prosecution, Prevention, Protection, and Partnership in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, 117 Penn St. L. Rev. 443 (2012)

Jayashri Srikantiah, Perfect Victims and Real Survivors: The Iconic Victim in Domestic Human Trafficking Law, 87 B.U. L. Rev. 157 (2007)

Martina E. Vandenberg, The International Law of Human Trafficking, 106 Am. J. Int'l L. 721 (2012)

Henry Andrés Yoder, Civil Rights for Victims of Human Trafficking, 12 U. Pa. J.L. & Soc. Change 133 (2009)


Secondary Sources - Domestic

Responding to Sex Trafficking Victim-Offender Intersectionality – Shared Hope International

White Paper – World Without Exploitation

Who Buys Sex? – Demand Abolition

CSE Institute Annual Reports

Trafficking in Persons Report – State Department

Not a Choice, Not a Job: Exposing the Myths About Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade – Janice Raymond (Call number: HQ118 .R39 2013)

Understanding Human Trafficking in the United States – T.K. Logan, Robert Walker, Gretchen Hunt

Polaris Project Trafficking Statistics

Prostitution Narratives: Stories of Survival in the Sex Trade (Call number: HQ118 .P79 2016)

Human Trafficking: Emerging Legal Issues and Applications (Call number: K5297 .H8595 2016)


Secondary Sources - International

“Bitch, You Got What You Deserved!”: Violation and Violence in Sex Buyer Reviews of Legal Brothels – Natalie Jovanovski and Meagan Tyler

The International Law of Human Trafficking – Anne Gallagher (Call number: K5258 .G35 2010)

Human Trafficking Around the World – Stephanie Hepburn (Call number: K5297 .H47 2013)

To Plead Our Own Cause: Personal Stories by Today’s Slaves – Kevin Bales and Zoe Trodd (Call number HT857 .T67 2008)