Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Bouché, Vanessa and Sean Crotty. Forthcoming. “The Red-Light Network: Exploring the Locational Strategies of Illicit Massage Businesses in Houston, Texas.” Papers in Applied Geography.

Bouché, Vanessa, Amy Farrell, and Dana Wittmer-Wolfe. Forthcoming. “The Impact of Human Trafficking Victim Frames on American Public Opinion.” Social Science Quarterly.

Bouché, Vanessa and Sean Crotty. 2017. “Estimating Demand for Illicit Massage Businesses in Houston, TX.” Journal of Human Trafficking. Published Online September 27. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23322705.2017.1374080

Bouché, Vanessa. 2017. “From Categories to Context: The Identity Meaning Theory and Political Engagement.” Social Science Quarterly. Published Online August 28. DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12457

Bouché, Vanessa and Stephanie Shady. 2016. A Pimp’s Game: A rational choice approach to understanding the decisions of sex traffickers” Women & Criminal Justice. Published online November 26, 2016.

Bouché, Vanessa and Dana Wittmer. 2015. “Gendered Diffusion on Gendered Issues: The Case of Human Trafficking.” Journal of Public Policy 35(1): 1-33.

Wittmer, Dana and Vanessa Bouché. 2013. “The Limits of Gendered Leadership: The Public Policy Implications of Female Leadership on Women’s Issues.” Politics & Gender 9: 245-275.

Bouché, Vanessa and Craig Volden. 2011. “Privatization and the Diffusion of Innovations.” Journal of Politics 73(2): 428-442.

 

INVITED CONTRIBUTIONS

Bouché, Vanessa. 2014. “Human Trafficking and International Development: Expanding the Role of USAID.” St. Johns Journal of International & Comparative Law 5(1): 36-53.

 

CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES

Bouché, Vanessa. 2011. “Political Socialization,” in John Ishiyama and Marijke Breuning (eds.), 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 805-812.

 

FEDERAL GRANT REPORTS

Bouché, Vanessa. 2017.  “An Empirical Analysis of the Intersection of Organized Crime and Human Trafficking in the United States.”  Washington, DC: Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.  Award Number: 2013-R2-CX-0049.  NCJRS Document Number:  250955.

Botchkovar,Katya , Vanessa Bouché, Amy Farrell, and Dana Wittmer.  2016.  “Gauging Public Opinion on Human Trafficking in Moldova and Albania: Employing Survey Experimentation to Inform Effective Prevention and Awareness Programs.”  USAID, Democracy Fellows and Grants Program #DFG-3-CTIP-TCU.

Bouché, Vanessa, Amy Farrell, and Dana Wittmer.  2016.  “Identifying Effective Counter-Trafficking Programs and Practices in the U.S.: Legislative, Legal, and Public Opinion Strategies That Work.” Washington, DC: Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.  Award Number:  2012-MU-CX-0027.  NCJRS Document Number: 249670.

 

OTHER REPORTS

Bouché, Vanessa. 2018. “Survivor Insights: The Role of Technology in Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking.” Published by Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children, January.

Bouché, Vanessa.  2015.  “A Report on the use of technology to recruit, groom, and sell domestic minors online.”  Los Angeles: Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children.

Arostegui, Julie, Vanessa Bouché, Christine Buchholz, Kathleen Davis, Kurt Hunt, Deborah Lydon, and Gloria Sigman. 2009. “Greater Cincinnati Human Trafficking Report.” Cincinnati, OH: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Bouché, Vanessa. 2014. “Migration, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking: The Voice of Chinese Women (review).” Contemporary Sociology 43(3).

Bouché, Vanessa. 2011. “Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Day Slavery (review).” Human Rights Quarterly 33(3).

Op-Eds

Bouché, Vanessa.  2017.  “Breaking the Bonds of Slavery.” Fort Worth Business Press, November 17.

Bouché, Vanessa.  2016.  “Are our anti-human trafficking efforts working?” Texas Tribune, April 7.