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Child exploitation and trafficking : examining global enforcement and supply chain challenges, and U.S. responses / by Kendall, Virginia M.,1962-; Funk, T. Markus,author.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 505-513) and index.Surveying the scope of the sexual exploitation problem -- The broad descriptive challenge in sexual exploitation cases -- Appreciating the human trafficking tragedy and its enforcement challenges -- Landmark anti-trafficking laws and regulations herald the new compliance reality for today's companies -- Synchronized abuse : the impact of international organized crime groups on child trafficking and other forms of sexual exploitation -- Public corruption as the silent partner to child sexual exploitation -- Federal statutes targeting child exploitation -- Finding the world's voice : international instruments targeting the sexual exploitation of children -- Investigating child exploitation cases -- The syndicate and the scholar : examining the anatomy of the prosecution of University of Chicago pediatrician Dr. H. Marc Watzman -- The challenge of transnational investigations -- Addressing special issues in the fight against human trafficking -- Victim witness protection in child exploitation cases -- The difficult defense : surveying the most common issues when representing individuals accused of child exploitation -- Overview of selected trial issues -- Sentencing considerations in sexual exploitation cases : the big (rehabilitation) question : does anything work?Each year, more than two million children around the world fall victim to commercial sexual and labor exploitation. Put simply, the growing epidemic of child exploitation demands a coordinated response. In addition to compliance concerns raised by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, and other more familiar transnational anti-corruption laws, today's companies must also respond to more novel legal requirements, such as those contained in the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act, Federal Acquisition Regulations on Trafficking in Persons in Federal Contracts, U.K. Modern Slavery Act of 2015, European Union's Directive on Transparency and its amendments, and the proposed federal Business Transparency in Trafficking and Slavery Act and other laws. This Second Edition of Child Exploitation and Trafficking: Examining Global Enforcement and Supply Chain Challenges and U.S. Responses brings fresh, practical thinking to this oft-misunderstood area of the law, helping erase some of its counterproductive mythology. The book not only provides the first comprehensive, practical introduction to the history and present-day reality of child exploitation and supply chain issues, but it also traces the interconnected web of domestic and transnational federal laws and law enforcement efforts launched in response thereto. The Second Edition not only is updated to reflect the latest trends and other development presented by two of the premier experts concerning this constantly-evolving field, but it also contains new chapters examining areas such as special issues in the fight against human trafficking and the raft of landmark anti-trafficking laws that herald a new compliance reality for the globe's business community. Written from the distinctive perspective of those who have spent their careers in the trenches investigating, prosecuting, and adjudicating these intricate, emotional cases, as well as those who are tasked with ensuring that products are free from the taint of child exploitation and force labor, the book is uniquely proscriptive, as well as descriptive, in the sense that it relies on real-world examples to serve up practical advice and reform proposals for those involved at all levels of this challenging area. --
Subjects: Child trafficking victims; Human trafficking; Human trafficking; Child sexual abuse; Child trafficking victims; Child trafficking;
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Tractors and farm vehicles / by Coppendale, Jean.;
Subjects: Farm tractors; Farms; Tracteurs agricoles; Exploitations agricoles;
© 2010., Firefly Books,
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Pandora's daughter [sound recording] / by Johansen, Iris.; Van Dyck, Jennifer.nrt;
Read by Jennifer Van Dyck.Building a successful practice on her ability to empathize with her patients, physician Megan Blair is haunted by the mysterious loss in childhood of her mother, from whom she inherited psychic powers that others would exploit for murderous purposes.
Subjects: Women physicians; Psychics; Exploitation; Audiobooks.; Psychics;
© 2007., Brilliance Audio,
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Hooked : food, free will, and how the food giants exploit our addictions / by Moss, Michael,1955-author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Prologue: "I had a food affair" -- Part one: Inside addiction. "What's your definition?" ; "Where does it begin?" ; "It's all related to memory" ; "We by nature are drawn to eating" -- Part two: Outside addiction. "The variety seekers" ; "She is dangerous" ; "Give your willpower a boost" ; "The blueprint for your DNA" -- Epilogue: Changing what we value."Everyone knows how hard it can be to maintain a healthy diet. But what if some of the decisions we make about what to eat are beyond our control? Is it possible that processed food is addictive, like drugs or alcohol? Motivated by these questions, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Michael Moss began searching for answers, to find the true peril in our food. In Hooked, Moss explores the science of addiction and uncovers what the scientific and medical communities--as well as food manufacturers--already know, which is that food can, in some cases, be even more addictive than alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs. Our bodies are hard-wired for sweets, so food manufacturers have deployed fifty-six types of sugar to add to their products, creating in us the expectation that everything should be cloying; we've evolved to prefer convenient meals, so three-fourths of the calories we get from groceries come from ready-to-eat foods. Moss goes on to show how the processed food industry has not only tried to deny this troubling discovery, but exploit it to its advantage. For instance, in a response to recent dieting trends, food manufacturers have simply turned junk food into junk diets, filling grocery stores with "diet" foods that are hardly distinguishable from the products that got us into trouble in the first place. With more people unable to make dieting work for them, manufacturers are now claiming to add ingredients that can effortlessly cure our compulsive eating habits. A gripping account of the legal battles, insidious marketing campaigns, and cutting-edge food science that have brought us to our current public health crisis, Hooked lays out all that the food industry is doing to exploit and deepen our addictions, and shows us what we can do so that we can one again seize control"--
Subjects: Nutrition.; Compulsive eating.; Food additives; Convenience foods; Food industry and trade; Food Addiction.; Diet; Food-Processing Industry; Marketing.; Food Additives; Fast Foods.;
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Vanity fair : a novel without a hero / by Thackeray, William Makepeace,1811-1863.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxviii-xxix).Chronicles the exploits of Becky Sharp, an unscrupulous young woman who is determined to achieve wealth and social success.
Subjects: Satire.; Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815; British; Female friendship; Social classes; Married women;
© c1991., Knopf,
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Anime and the visual novel : narrative structure, design and play at the crossroads of animation and computer games / by Cavallaro, Dani.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Includes filmography.Anime and the visual novel: theoretical approaches -- Parallel worlds -- Returns to the past -- Epic exploits -- Journeys of self-discovery."This book describes the thematic and structural traits of a recent and popular development within the realm of anime: series adapted from visual novels. Anime based on visual novels capitalize on the parent games' attributes, yielding thought-provoking yarns and complex personalities"--Provided by publisher.
Subjects: Animated films; Computer games;
© c2010., McFarland & Co.,
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Sugar / by Richardson, Ben,1982-;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction -- Growing markets, growning waistlines -- Terminal trade dependency -- Exploiting and expelling labour -- Expanding and exhausting land -- A sweeter deal for all?."Sugar is a commonplace product with a complex background, mainly because of the high degree of protectionism given to the industry and the benefits of ensuring domestic producers stay in business. This book asks why there are such disagreements over trade policy, who profits within the current regime, and where power ultimately lies"--Provided by publisher.
Subjects: Sugar trade.;
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Entrepreneurship : a very short introduction / by Westhead, Paul,1962-author.; Wright, Mike,1952-author.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-148) and index.The importance of entrepreneurship -- Discovering and creating opportunities -- Exploiting opportunities -- Entrepreneurs' context -- Entrepreneurial thinking and learning -- Forms of entrepreneurial venture -- The future.There has been an explosion of interest in entrepreneurs in the popular media, as well as in business, policy, and education. But what do entrepreneurs do? What is entrepreneurship and why is it important? What is distinctive about entrepreneurs? And where do they come from? This book weaves a pathway through the debates about entrepreneurship, providing a guide to the entrepreneurial process. It looks at how the actions of entrepreneurs are shaped by the external environment and availability of resources, consider the types of organizations in which entrepreneurs can be found, and look at the diversity in their backgrounds, experience, and how they think and learn. Lastly, it considers the impact that entrepreneurs have on modern market economies and look at the future of entrepreneurship in our increasingly globalized world.
Subjects: Entrepreneurship.;
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Tortilla flat / by Steinbeck, John,1902-1968.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxv-xxvi).In the shabby district called Tortilla Flat above Monterey, California lives a gang whose exploits compare to those of King Arthur's knights.
Subjects: Western stories.; Western stories.; Hispanic Americans; Poor;
© 1997, ©1963., Penguin Books,
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Front desk / by Yang, Kelly,author.;
Includes Author's note with bibliographical references and images."Mia Tang has a lot of secrets. Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests. Number 2: Her parents hide immigrants. And if the mean motel owner, Mr. Yao, finds out they've been letting them stay in the empty rooms for free, the Tangs will be doomed. Number 3: She wants to be a writer. But how can she when her mom thinks she should stick to math because English is not her first language? It will take all of Mia's courage, kindness, and hard work to get through this year. Will she be able to hold on to her job, help the immigrants and guests, escape Mr. Yao, and go for her dreams?"--Page 2 of cover.A Junior Library Guild selection.ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019Asian/Pacific American Award for Children's Literature, 2019Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2018Chicago Public Library Best Fiction for Older Readers, 2018CSMCL Best Books, 2018Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, 2018Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2019NPR Best Books, 2018Publisher's Weekly Best Middle Grade Book, 2018School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018Washington Post Best Children's Books, 2018
Subjects: Immigrant families; Immigrants; Chinese; Motels; Exploitation; Self-confidence; Friendship;
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