WMS 4160 - Human Trafficking

3(3 + 0)

Prerequisite: WMS 1001, or AAS 1010, or CJC 1010, or HSP 1010, or PSY 1010, or SWK 1010; upper-division standing; or permission of instructor

This course explores human trafficking on international and local levels.  A review of multidisciplinary perspectives on labor and sex trafficking provides comprehensive understanding of this human rights issue.  Students examine the tactics used by traffickers to recruit and control victims and the effects of abuse on victims. This course provides an overview of U.S. federal and local laws to curb trafficking, including federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act.  Finally, students evaluate global and local efforts of the current anti-trafficking movement, including ways to be involved.AAS 4160, CJC 4160, HSP 4160, PSY 4160, SWK 4160

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