Forced Labor: Coercion and Exploitation in the Private Economy

Forced Labor: Coercion and Exploitation in the Private Economy

by Beate Andrees
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588266893

ISBN-13: 9781588266897

Pub. Date: 08/28/2009

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Two centuries after the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, at least 12.3 million people are subjected to modern forms of forced labor-in rich countries, as well as poor ones. The authors of Forced Labor present state-of-the-art research on the manifestations of these slavery-like practices, why they continue to survive, and how they can be eliminated.

Overview

Two centuries after the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, at least 12.3 million people are subjected to modern forms of forced labor-in rich countries, as well as poor ones. The authors of Forced Labor present state-of-the-art research on the manifestations of these slavery-like practices, why they continue to survive, and how they can be eliminated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588266897
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Roger Plant vii

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction Patrick Belser Beate Andress 1

1 "Slave Labor" in Brazil Leonardo Sakamoto 15

2 Debt Bondage and Ethnic Discrimination in Latin America Eduardo Bedoya Alvaro Bedoya Patrick Belser 35

3 Bonder Labor in Pakistan Ali Khan 51

4 The Legacy of Slavery in Niger Ali R. Sékou Saidou Abdoulkarimou 71

5 Trafficking for Forced Labor in Europe Beate Andress 89

6 Strengthening Labor Market Governance Against Forced Labor Beate Andress Patrick Belser 109

7 Criminalizing Human Trafficking and Protecting the Victims Rohit Malpani 129

8 Empowering Communities: Lessons from Tamil Nadu, India Isabelle Guérin Caroline O'Reilly Marc Roesch Maria Sathya G. Venkatasubramanian 151

9 Improving Forced Labor Statistics Patrick Belser Michaelle de Cock 173

References 195

The Contributors 207

Index 211

About the Book 229

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