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About Ronald Weitzer

Ronald Weitzer is Professor of Sociology at George Washington University, Washington DC. His current research includes a comparative investigation of the regulation of prostitution in Europe and a comprehensive assessment of government and international policies regarding human trafficking.

Articles by Ronald Weitzer

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Letters to BTS: anti-trafficking prosecutions and expenditures

Does prosecuting trafficking deflect attention from much more important responses to exploitation? And is it just a waste of time and money? Two scholars write with their views.

Miscounting human trafficking and slavery

Two recent ‘studies’ have attracted a lot of international attention. Each presents incredibly flawed findings. And these studies matter.

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