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Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

Abstract

Focusing on the public face of the federal government's anti–human trafficking project during the presidential administration of George W. Bush, this book explores how the religious values of Protestant Christianity regarding sexual morality and gender propriety intersected with and shaped the United States' federal initiative to eliminate human trafficking. From perceptions of what human trafficking essentially is, to the understanding of the moral harm human trafficking causes, to a normative conception of what freedom from trafficking substantively entails, the way human trafficking has bee ... More

Keywords: human trafficking, Protestant Christianity, sexual morality, freedom, George W. Bush

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199942190
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yvonne C. Zimmerman, author
Methodist Theological School in Ohio

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