Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Crotty, Sean and Vanessa Bouché. 2018. “The Red-Light Network: Exploring the Locational Strategies of Illicit Massage Businesses in Houston, Texas.” Papers in Applied Geography. Published Online March 12.  DOI:  10.1080/23754931.2018.1425633

Bouché, Vanessa, Amy Farrell, and Dana Wittmer.  2018.  “Challenging the Dominant Frame: The moderating impact of of exposure and knowledge on perceptions of sex trafficking victimization.”  Social Science Quarterly.  Published Online March 9.  DOI:  10.1111/ssqu.12492

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. 2018.  “Assessment of Human Trafficking in Honduras.”  Washington, DC: USAID, DRG Learning, Evaluation, and Research #GS-10F-0033M/AID-0AA-M-13-00013.  (Spanish version here)

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.