Book Review, Sex Trafficking in the United States:


– By Mitzi Perdue

Book Review, Sex Trafficking in the United States: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice by Andrea Nichols 

If you’re looking for a basic book that contains, under one cover, the information you’re most likely to want to know about sex trafficking, this is what you’re looking for. Andrea J. Nichols combines the best academic research with gripping accounts of how sex trafficking plays out in practice.

She’ll lead you through how individuals become trafficked, the various factors that keep them in it, the legal and political ramifications, and most importantly, what individuals can do to about sex trafficking.

This is clearly an academic book. It has an abundance of footnotes and resources, so she provides you with resources for more information. In addition, the book is also enormously readable.  She has a clever technique of illustrating every point with examples and stories. She makes the unimaginable come to life.

What a service Andrea Nichols has provided us with!

About The Author

Mitzi Perdue is a businesswoman, author, and Founder of Win This Fight, Stop Human Trafficking Now. She holds a B.A. degree with honors from Harvard University and a Master's from George Washington University. She's a past president of the 40,000 member American Agri-Women, and she was a U.S. Delegate to the United Nations Conference on Women in Nairobi. She was also a Commissioner for the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. Her Scripps Howard column, The Environment and You, was for years the most widely syndicated environmental column in the U.S.

She is the founder and president of “Win This Fight! Stop Human Trafficking Now,” an organization that raises funds and awareness for other anti-trafficking initiatives.