Books on Human Trafficking

The following books on human trafficking are listed as a resources for Havocscope readers. Please not that this is not a recommended list nor an endorsement of the views listed. It is simply a collection of books that we feel our readers would find interesting.

crimesomonstrousA Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery

From the book description: “After spending four years visiting a dozen countries where slavery flourishes, Skinner tells the story, in gripping narrative style, of individuals who live in slavery, those who have escaped from bondage, those who own or traffic in slaves, and the mixed political motives of those who seek to combat the crime.” Read more reviews and get the book here.


slavenextdoorThe Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today

By reading this book, “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.” Read the full description here. 


sextraffickingSex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery

“In this book, Kara provides a riveting account of his journey into this unconscionable industry, sharing the moving stories of its victims and revealing the shocking conditions of their exploitation.” Read the complete description and buy the book here


disposablepeopleDisposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy

From the books description on Amazon: “Kevin Bales’s disturbing story of contemporary slavery reaches from Pakistan’s brick kilns and Thailand’s brothels to various multinational corporations.” Get the book here. 


htglobalperspectiveHuman Trafficking: A Global Perspective

“Louise Shelley concludes that human trafficking will grow in the twenty-first century as a result of economic and demographic inequalities in the world, the rise of conflicts, and possibly global climate change.” Full book description and purchasing options here.


htaroundtheworldHuman Trafficking Around the World: Hidden in Plain Sight

From the book description: “This unprecedented study of sex trafficking, forced labor, organ trafficking, and sex tourism across twenty-four nations highlights the experiences of the victims, perpetrators, and anti-traffickers involved in this brutal trade” Get the book here.