IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

The Trafficking In Human Beings - “An Extremely Profitable Industry”



    () (Ph.D. candidate, assistant, Law Faculty, „Romanian-American” University, Bucuresti)


In the present day international context, Romania – a South-East European country, situated at the confluence of the roads that link the East to the West of the continent, and the South of Asia to the Northern and Western Europe – is included on the “Balkanic Route” of illegal migration, a fact which influences all important activity domains of society including the security of the state and of its citizens. One of the major problems of the last decade, at a national and international level, is the trafficking in human beings, which is often linked to the illegal immigration and constantly growing. Trafficking in human beings is a serious crime which harms the human rights, having deep economic and social consequences , due to the obscurity, mobility and aims of this phenomenon.

Suggested Citation

  • Niculae GAMENT-ANTONIU, 2011. "The Trafficking In Human Beings - “An Extremely Profitable Industry”," Curentul Juridic, The Juridical Current, Le Courant Juridique, Petru Maior University, Faculty of Economics Law and Administrative Sciences and Pro Iure Foundation, vol. 45, pages 146-160, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:pmu:cjurid:v:45:y:2011:p:146-160

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    1. Alina Hagiu, 2009. "Economic Evolutions In Romania And In The European Union In Crisis Conditions," Romanian Economic Business Review, Romanian-American University, vol. 4(3), pages 25-36, September.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item


    illegal migration; the trafficking in human beings; prostitution; search; modern slavery;

    JEL classification:

    • K14 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Criminal Law


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:pmu:cjurid:v:45:y:2011:p:146-160. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Bogdan Voaidas). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.