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Sex Trafficking, Sex Workers, and the Law: Secondary Sources

This guide is for Northeastern University law students researching issues related to sex trafficking, sex workers, and the law.

Print Resources

The following books are a small selection of those available to you in print at the Northeastern University libraries.  For additional books on this topic, use the Scholar OneSearch library catalog.


Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) often publish reports and studies about a wide variety of topics, including human rights and criminal justice matters.  Check out the NGOs listed below for resources related to sex trafficking, the sex work industry, and the law.


Below, you will see some e-books that you have access to as a student at Northeastern Law.  To access them, click on the title and sign in with your Northeastern username and password.  To search for more books, both electronic and print, use the Scholar OneSearch library catalog.

Scholar OneSearch

Looking for a secondary source that you don't see here?  Check out Scholar OneSearch, the online library catalog for the Northeastern University libraries.  Search for articles, books, and more, both in print and electronic versions, at all Northeastern libraries.  You can filter and narrow your results by date, title, and author to increase relevancy to your topic.  Scholar OneSearch is also accessible from the Law Library website.


Use the following databases to search for relevant journal articles.  You can browse by journal title, search using keywords, or use relevant subjects to focus your search results.