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The Political Economy of New Slavery - International Political Economy Series (Paperback)
  • The Political Economy of New Slavery - International Political Economy Series (Paperback)
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The Political Economy of New Slavery - International Political Economy Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 15/12/2003
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This unique volume combines chapters containing a multidisciplinary academic analysis of the causes of the continued existence of contemporary forms of slavery, such as globalization, poverty and migration with empirical chapters on trafficking, domestic migrant workers, bonded labour and child labour in Asia, Latin America and Africa. It provides relevant policy recommendations, such as respect for victims' rights and assesses longer term strategies for change, including Fair Trade, reparations for slavery in the past, the Tobin tax and Development ethics.

Publisher: Palgrave USA
ISBN: 9781403915238
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 362 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm
Edition: 2004 ed.


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'Christien van den Anker unearths copious examples of appalling mistreatment of the vulnerable by the unscrupulous on a daily basis...there is no doubting her sincerity about raising awareness of what is going on in poorer parts of the world.' - The Guardian

'The collection is a valuable resource for students, academics, NGO workers, or anyone who wishes to gain good overall knowledge of the global human trafficking situation and forms of slaveryThe Political Economy of New Slavery is a worthy book that deserves to be read to educate the public about global slavery more effectively. ' - Perspectives

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