Youth and Policy Special Issue: Sexual Trafficking and Young People

Youth and Policy


Date of publication:  10 Jun 2010 Authors:  Jenny J. Pearce and Margaret Melrose Publisher:  Youth and Policy Publication type:  Report / Study / Data

The attached PDF is the June 2010 edition of Youth and Policy, which featured the issue of sexual trafficking and young people.  The issue is 145 pages and includes 7 articles.


  • Introductory Article: Safeguarding young people from sexual exploitation and from being trafficked: Tensions within contemporary policy and practice by Jenny J. Pearce
  • What’s love got to do with it? Theorising young people’s involvement in prostitution by Margaret Melrose
  • Living and working on the cusp of contradictions: Consumerism, justice and closed discourses by Jo Phoenix
  • Safeguarding future generations: Challenging and prosecuting perpetrators by Sue Jago
  • From less harm to more good: The role of children and young people’s participation in relation to sexual exploitation by Camille Warrington
  • How do you define a ‘trafficked child’? A discursive analysis of practitioners’ perceptions around child trafficking by Silvie Bovarnick
  • Understanding the ‘vulnerabilities’, ‘resilience’ and processes of the trafficking of children and young people into, within and out of the UK by Patricia Hynes
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