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About Jessica R. Pliley

Jessica R. Pliley is an assistant professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality history at Texas State University. Her book, Policing Sexuality: The Mann Act and the Making of the FBI, examines the enforcement of the United States’ first anti-trafficking law.

Articles by Jessica R. Pliley

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Sexual surveillance and moral quarantines: a history of anti-trafficking

The US government is using anti-human trafficking laws to intensify the surveillance and criminalisation of migrating women and harden the national security state—as it has since 1875.
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