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Unavoidable Exploitation? Conflict, Agency and Human Trafficking (2020)
Book Chapter
Kidd, A. (in press). Unavoidable Exploitation? Conflict, Agency and Human Trafficking. In H. Watson, J. Muraszkiewicz, & T. Fenton (Eds.), Human Trafficking in Conflict - Context, Causes and the Military. , (32-44). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40838-1

This chapter considers the vulnerabilities generated specifically by conflict that put people at risk of human trafficking. A review of existing literature summarises some of the most common situations of human trafficking in the context of conflict.... Read More about Unavoidable Exploitation? Conflict, Agency and Human Trafficking.

How Definitions of ‘Child Soldiers’ Exclude Girls from Demobilisation Efforts (2020)
Book Chapter
Kidd, A., & Dunhill, A. (in press). How Definitions of ‘Child Soldiers’ Exclude Girls from Demobilisation Efforts. In J. Muraszkiewicz, H. Watson, & T. Fenton (Eds.), Human Trafficking in Conflict - Context, Causes and the Military. , (183-197). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40838-1

Child soldiers meet the Palermo Protocol’s definition of ‘trafficking in persons’. They are any person under 18, used in any capacity by armed forces or groups; this includes combatants, but also ancillary roles such as cooks, ‘wives’ and guards. Ho... Read More about How Definitions of ‘Child Soldiers’ Exclude Girls from Demobilisation Efforts.

Story-telling as memorialisation: suffering, resilience and victim identities (2020)
Journal Article
Green, S. T., Kondor, K., & Kidd, A. (in press). Story-telling as memorialisation: suffering, resilience and victim identities. Oñati Socio-Legal Series, 10(3), 563-583. https://doi.org/10.3529...isl/0000-0000-0000-1122

Is there a relationship between story-telling and memorialisation in the construction of victim identities? This paper seeks to examine these questions and shed light on the cultural dynamics of victimisation with reference to examples from sociologi... Read More about Story-telling as memorialisation: suffering, resilience and victim identities.

Responses to child victims of modern slavery in the United Kingdom: a children’s rights perspective (2020)
Journal Article
Dunhill, A., Gordon, F., Kidd, A., Kirk, T., & Lundy, L. (in press). Responses to child victims of modern slavery in the United Kingdom: a children’s rights perspective. Child and Family Law Quarterly,

Freedom from slavery is one of the few absolute human rights that exist. While it has been abolished globally, situations of slavery continue to exist today in the form of ‘modern slavery’. This paper focuses on child victims of modern slavery in th... Read More about Responses to child victims of modern slavery in the United Kingdom: a children’s rights perspective.

Approaching contemporary slavery through an historic lens: an interdisciplinary perspective (2018)
Journal Article
Nelson, R., & Kidd, A. (2018). Approaching contemporary slavery through an historic lens: an interdisciplinary perspective. Journal of modern slavery, 4(2), 1-20

This article uses an interdisciplinary approach combining social justice and history to address and offer a response to critiques that argue ‘slavery’ is not an appropriate term for present day cases of extreme exploitation. By analysing the means an... Read More about Approaching contemporary slavery through an historic lens: an interdisciplinary perspective.