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Partial credit is not available. In the United States, it has historically been referred to as "white slavery," although it involves people of all races and ethnicities .
Even in the last three decades, human trafficking has continued to be an issue. In the s, there was an increased number of foreign-born sex workers in Europe, with a large percentage originating from Southeast Asia. By the s, more women from Africa and South America were entering into the sex work trade in Europe .
However, it was not until the s that human trafficking gained global media attention, particularly as it related to women from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. One reason it is believed the public embraced this social problem at that time was because the victims were depicted as white and innocent women whose lack of education and socioeconomic advantages made them prey to human traffickers.
Portrayed in this manner, there was public sympathy and outcry to provide assistance . Fears of "white slavery" in the 19th century stemmed from anxieties about outside intrusion.
Today, human trafficking, a modern-day slavery, evokes fear stemming from multiculturalism. For those in developing countries, it symbolizes the encroachment of Western values .
Although human trafficking has always existed, it has begun to receive increased attention as a result of awareness and outreach efforts. All social problems compete for attention, and various groups will make compelling claims about social problems using persuasive rhetoric and dramatic statistics .
More than just a human rights issue, it has garnered attention from feminists, religious conservatives, labor activists, immigration specialists, and the mental health professions .
Furthermore, attention will be drawn from the media, politicians, organizations, and public, all of whom will respond to the gravity of the condition.
It is through this process of claims-making and counter claims-making that "conditions" that may not necessarily have initially attracted attention can develop into a recognized social problem .
How the problem is described or constructed will influence public opinion, which will then ultimately facilitate action from governmental agencies, social service organizations, and international agencies [4, 5].
This course will provide a basic overview of human trafficking e.
The course will attempt to provide practitioners a glimpse of the lives of human trafficking victims, including physical, psychological, social, and sexual abuse that human trafficking victims experience and the types of control tactics perpetrators use.
Specific interventions and responses will be covered, including mental health, social services, educational, prevention, and legal efforts.
Finally, for practitioners who do work with human trafficking victims, the emotional toil that it takes upon practitioners as well as the importance of self care will be discussed. The course will end by offering an array of resources.
Practitioners will be encouraged to view films and documentaries about human trafficking, as this is one way to "enter the lives" of human trafficking victims and better understand the dynamics of the complex world of human trafficking.
Many scholars and researchers believe that published estimates are just educated guesses.
On a global level, the United Nations has estimated that 4 million people are trafficked every year, but has since stated that this estimate may not be methodologically sound [31, ].Timothy Snyder is a Yale historian whose scholarly reputation rests on his wide-ranging histories of Central and Eastern Europe.
Trained at Oxford, Snyder demonstrated a capacity for research in. Although slaves had to endure the atrocious physical effects of slavery, Frederick Douglass demonstrates that both slaves and their masters suffer from the psychological effects.
Report Abuse. In the Western world, racism evolved, encompassed the doctrine of "white supremacy," and helped fuel the European exploration, conquest, and colonization of much of the rest of the world— especially after Christopher Columbus reached the Americas..
One example of the brutalizing and dehumanizing effects of racism was the attempt to deliberately infect Native Americans with smallpox during. Aimé Césaire was one of the foremost French poets of the 20th century.
He was also one of the foremost leftists on his home island of Martinique and in the French National Assembly.
In the Western world, racism evolved, encompassed the doctrine of "white supremacy," and helped fuel the European exploration, conquest, and colonization of much of the rest of the world— especially after Christopher Columbus reached the Americas..
One example of the brutalizing and dehumanizing effects of racism was the attempt to . The treatment of slaves in the United States varied by time and place, but was generally brutal and degrading.
Whipping and sexual abuse, including rape, were common. Teaching slaves to read was discouraged or (depending upon the state) prohibited, so as to hinder aspirations for escape or rebellion.