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POLS 221 Overview

This course will study the issues of human trafficking and contemporary slavery. Students will track developments in international, regional, and state law and policy to understand the emergence of an international anti-trafficking regime. The class will evaluate the successes and failures of such a regime and identify areas that can be developed. Students will then turn to look at specific cases of trafficking and slavery, examining how individuals interact with law and policy, taking into account global structural conditions that sustain trafficking, slavery, and other forms of transnational crime. This course may be used toward an advanced core certificate. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or department consent .

  • 3.00 Credits
  • POLS