by Iveta Cherneva (Author)

Trafficking for Begging: Old Game, New Name reveals an ugly industry – the exploitation of beggars as a form of human trafficking. The book gives a voice to the thousands of begging victims and uncovers the aspects of this criminal activity. Apart from the legal and social discussion, the study looks into psychological theories as to why people give money to beggars. The author suggests ideas for public campaign messages that can break the exploitative cycle of trafficking for begging taking into consideration these psychological explanations. If you liked the movie Slumdog Millionaire, it is likely that you would also be touched by the main message brought by Trafficking for Begging: Old Game, New Name.