This course will examine the trafficking of human beings in its historical, legal, economic, political and social contexts.
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The trafficking of human beings in its historical, legal, economic, political and social contexts. Scope of the global problem, different forms of human trafficking, and regional trends and practices. Roles of government, the international community and individual actors. Strategies to combat trafficking.
Number of credits: 3
How You Will Learn and Work
This is a Global Classrooms Connections Course. This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning.
General Education Credits
Distributive Studies -History and Social Sciences
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Prerequisites & Restrictions
This course is restricted to students enrolled in majors at the Universities at Shady Grove. The sections are currently restricted to students with less than 60 credit hours completed. For further information, please click here.
Dr. Wendy Stickle
Dr. Wendy Stickle is the director of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS) undergraduate program at Shady Grove. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2009. She teaches courses related to research methods, criminological theory, juvenile delinquency, and human trafficking. Dr. Stickle is academic advisor to the Montgomery County Human Trafficking Task Force as well as the chair of the Task Force's Education and Outreach subcommittee. Dr. Stickle recently co-authored, with Professor White, the first social science-based textbook on human trafficking.