Reading is one of my favorite activities. I have to do a lot of it for work, but I also enjoy delving in to a good novel, cookbook, or some fascinating non-fiction.
What are you reading these days? See anything here you’d like to comment on or chat about? Have you any good recommendations? Please leave a comment!
Currently in my pile:Anatomy of the Soul – Curt Thompson Will and Spirit – Gerald May Ultrarunning Magazine, Trail Running, The Economist, and Cooking Light, and of course Pediatrics in Review
Addiction and Grace – Gerald May MDLove Wins – Rob Bell The Rest of God – Mark Buchanan The Other Side of Normal – Jordan Smoller Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports – Tim Noakes Cinderella Ate My Daughter – Peggy Orenstein
Recommendations and favorite authors (not a comprehensive list, but a few suggestions):Anything by Henri Nouwen or Eugene Peterson, Richard Rohr N.T. Wright, C.S. Lewis are also favorites Truth and Transformation – Vishal Mangalwadi Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy – Eric Metaxas Invitation to A Journey – Robert Mulholland Fiction: Susan Howatch, Jasper Fforde The Social Animal – David Brooks Cutting For Stone – Abraham Verghese The Sparrow & Children of God by Mary Doria Russell – best novels (with “Stone”) I have read in years! Poetry: Emily Dickinson, Mary Oliver Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership – Ruth Haley Barton Life Together and The Cost of Discipleship – Dietrich Bonhoeffer Everything Belongs – Richard Rohr Born To Run – Christopher McDougall
Trafficking-specific resources:Books Bales, Kevin (1999). Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. Haugen, Gary (1999) Good News About Injustice. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press.Ehrenreich, Barbara, & Arlie Russell Hoschschild, eds. (2002) Global Woman: Nannies, maids and sex workers in the New Economy. New York: Henry Holt & Company.Farley, Melissa, ed. (2004). Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress. HaworthMaltreatment and Trauma Press. Worth Publishers. New York.Andrea Di Nicola, et al. 2009. Prostitution and Human Trafficking; Focus on Clients. Springer Science, New York.Kathryn Farr, (2005) Sex Trafficking; The Global Market in Women and Children. Worth Publishers, New York.Kilbourn, Phyllis, ed. (1996). Children in Crisis: A New Commitment. Monrovia, CA:MARC.Kilbourn, Phyllis & Marjorie McDermid, eds. (1998). Sexually Exploited Children: Working to Protect and Heal. Monrovia, CA: MARC.Malarek, Victor. (2003) The Natashas: Inside the New Global Sex Trade. New York: Arcade Publishing.Bales, Kevin ed. (2004) New Slavery Reference Handbook 2ndEd. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara.Miles, Glenn, & Josephine-Joy Wright, eds. (2003). Celebrating Children: Equipping People Working with Children and Young People Living in Difficult Circumstances Around the World. Carlisle, Cumbria, UK: Paternoster Press.Online
- Global Health Promise www.globalhealthpromise.org
- Doctors @ War www.doctorsatwar.org
- FAAST Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking. www.faastinternational.org
- Pure Justice www.purejustice.org
- Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service – Facing the Unthinkable Seminar.
- End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes
- Hesperian Foundation – www.Hesperian.org. Community Health Resources, including Where
- There is No Doctor and Where Women Have No Doctor.
- Initiative Against Sexual Trafficking – www.iast.net
- International Justice Mission – www.ijm.org
- International Organization for Migration – www.iom.int
- Project Rescue – www.projectrescue.com
- Salvation Army World Service Organization – www.sawso.org
- Stop the Traffik – www.stopthetraffik.org
- TearFund – www.tearfund.org. Christian Action with the World’s Poor. Publishing Roots, Pillars
- and Footsteps Resources.
- The Protection Project – www.theprotectionproject.org
- Viva Asha Forum – Together fighting child sexual exploitation www.asha.viva.org
- Viva Network – Together to bring more children better care. www.viva.org
- World Hope International – www.worldhope.org
Caring for Trafficked Persons IOM. Geneva. 2009. http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/activities/by-theme/migration-health/caring-for-trafficked-persons/
Trafficking in Persons Report. US State Dept 2010. http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/tiprpt/2010/
Child prostitution: global health burden, research needs, and interventions. Willis, B., Levy, B. Lancet 2002; 359:1417-22
WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Interviewing Trafficked Women. Zimmerman C., Watts C. London: LSHTM/WHO, 2003
The Mulitlingual Healthcare Providers Phrasebok. 1st Ed. Doctors At War 2010. www.doctorsatwar.org
Zimmerman C., et al. The Health of Trafficked Women: A Survey of Women Entering Post-trafficking Services in Europe. AJPH. 2008;98(1):55-59.
Stolen Smiles: A summary report on the physical and psychological health consequences of women and adolescents trafficked in Europe. Zimmerman C. LSHTM, European Commission’s Daphne Programme, Int’l Organization for Migration 2006.
“Hiding in Plain Sight: A Practical Guide to Identifying Victims of Trafficking in the US”. Hughes, Donna M. (2003). http://www.uri.edu/artsci/wms/hughes/hiding_in_plain_sight.pdf
Turning Pain Into Power: Trafficking Survivor’s Perspectives on Early Intervention Strategies. Family Violence Prevention Fund in partnership with the World Childhood Foundation, March 2005. http://www.endabuse.org/userfiles/file/ImmigrantWomen/Turning%20Pain%20intoPower.pdf
Focal Point Program on Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Abuse of Children. NGO Group for the
“Human Trafficking: Sex Trafficking: Facts & Figures” (The Protection Project). http://www.worldrevolution.org/Projects/Webguide/GuideArticle.asp?ID=1430
The IOM Handbook on Direct Assistance for Victims of Trafficking. (2007).
Searching for Best Practices to Counter Human Trafficking in Africa: A Focus on Women and Children. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001384/138447E.pdf
Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
Trafficking, Violence and Sexual Exploitation. Articles written/co-written by Donna M. Hughes
Human Trafficking and the Healthcare Professional. Barrows, J., Finger, R. Southern Medical Journal. 2008; 101(5): 521-524.