Global commercial and sexual exploitation of children

Laser-Maira, JA, Hounmenou, CE and Peach, DM ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1010-4802 2020, 'Global commercial and sexual exploitation of children' , in: Oxford Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice , Oxford University Press.

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Abstract

The term commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) refers to the for-profit sexual exploitation of children and youth through buying, trading, or selling sexual acts. CSEC is a subset of children and youth who are victims of human trafficking or trafficking in persons (TIP). The Stockholm Declaration defines CSEC as a form of coercion and violence against children that amounts to forced labor and a contemporary form of slavery; there are many forms of CSEC, including child prostitution, child marriage, early marriage, forced marriage, temporary marriage, mail-order brides, child labor, child servitude, domestic servitude, begging, massage, sex tourism, child pornography, online streaming of sexual abuse, sexual extortion of children, and sexual solicitation of children. Not all experiences of sexual servitude are globally recognized. It is critical to explore the concepts of race, inequality, power, culture, and globalization and how they impact the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Pontell, HN
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Journal or Publication Title: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780190264079
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Depositing User: DM Peach
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2020 15:44
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2020 08:03
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/58688

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