Three analytical schemes to analyze international trafficking in people: in search of a political conception of violence




International Trafficking in Persons; Transnational Crimes; Political Theory; Violence; Political violence.


The objective of this essay is to delimit an analytical scheme on International Trafficking in Persons (ITP), considering its peculiarities, in search of a sociological and juridical conception that assesses the notion of the trafficked person and the status of the victim. Methodologically, we undertake an exploratory study, in order to achieve a descriptive objective, based on bibliographic, documentary and statistical procedures. Thus, we delimit the need for the articulation of several social, political and economic elements that can account for a multifaceted, economical, sociological and political phenomenon that affect the ways in which ITP takes root in the structure of a country. We therefore developed a conceptual, sociological-legal and political tripartite scheme. The three schemes can allow a more accurate reading of a crime no longer read under just one lens. We refer to the idea that a political conception of International Trafficking in Persons demands a sociological conception that analyzes social dynamics, with a view to guaranteeing the victim's rights, in order to stop this crime.


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BAPTISTA, V. F. . Three analytical schemes to analyze international trafficking in people: in search of a political conception of violence. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 1, p. e42110111993, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i1.11993. Disponível em: Acesso em: 28 feb. 2021.



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