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By Hsiao-Hung Pai

"This is investigative journalism at its top. Fearless, rigorous, and compassionate, Invisible is a surprising exposé of Britain's shadow international of intercourse slaves."—James Brabazon, writer of My buddy the Mercenary

"Pai has performed it back; she went undercover, smelled the breath of violence and videotaped the underworld of pimps and madams. . . . Hsiao-Hung deflates the parable of intercourse paintings as a loose selection for migrant women."—Lydia Cacho, writer of Slavery Inc.

Ming and Beata percentage neither an identical language nor cultural heritage, but their tales are remarkably comparable. either are unmarried moms of their thirties and either got here to Britain looking for a brand new existence: Ming from China and Beata from Poland. Neither imagined that their trip might result in a British brothel.

In this chilling exposé, investigative journalist Hsiao-Hung Pai works undercover as a housekeeper in a brothel and unveils the poor truth of the British intercourse alternate. staff are trapped and controlled—the loss of freedom this invisible strait of society suffers is either surprising and scandalous and at odds with the belief of a latest Britain within the twenty-first century.

A feature-length documentary in accordance with Invisible and directed through Nick Broomfield was once first screened within the uk on Channel four in September 2013.

Hsiao-Hung Pai is an acclaimed journalist whose record at the Morecambe Bay tragedy for the Guardian used to be made into the movie Ghosts. Her ebook on undocumented chinese language immigrants in Britain, Chinese Whispers, used to be shortlisted for the George Orwell Prize.

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Reduced) by other factors, such as staff training and compensation. We concur that staff turnover is more likely to be thought of as an undesirable organizational outcome that raises the recruiting and training staff costs of a program and may be detrimental to children’s experiences. Nonetheless, staff turnover is only indirectly under the control of a program (operating through other practices that are not yet well explicated). Staff Experience. The meta-analysis provides limited support for hiring experienced staff as a practice.

To the extent possible, we designed a survey instrument that incorporated already-developed and -tested survey and observational instruments to measure each of the practices. When we were unable to identify measures for a particular practice in the published literature, we wrote new survey questions. These questions were used to develop rating scales to measure the degree of adherence to each practice. Each of these steps is detailed below. The instruments we developed are given in Appendix C. Measuring Adherence to After-School Care Practices 35 SAMPLE SELECTION AND STUDY PROTOCOL In order to ensure that the programs evaluated were representative of the Stone Soup program throughout California in terms of geography, student body racial/ethnic composition, socioeconomic status (SES), and other characteristics, we elected to use stratified random selection of campuses.

In contrast, our review of the literature identified a total of 25 articles or reports on after-school care practices, 10 of which are empirical and none of which employed a true experimental design. Of the empirical studies, two met the Tier 1 criteria. Given the limitations of the literature on after-school care, rather than summarize the magnitude of the effects of a practice, we loosened the criteria of reports to be assessed to include all reports addressing specific characteristics of afterschool care programs.

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