Forced Labor: Coercion and Exploitation in the Private Economy

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588266897
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 1,171,232
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Beate Andrees is a senior policy officer at ILO's Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour where she coordinates programmes against human trafficking and ILO's Global Business Alliance against Forced Labour and Trafficking. Patrick Belser is the principal editor of the ILO Global Wage Report.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Roger Plant Plant, Roger

Introduction Patrick Belser Belser, Patrick Beate Andrees Andrees, Beate 1

1 "Slave Labor" in Brazil Leonardo Sakamoto Sakamoto, Leonardo 15

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

3 Bonded Labor in Pakistan Ali Khan Khan, Ali 51

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

5 Trafficking for Forced Labor in Europe Beate Andrees Andrees, Beate 89

6 Strengthening Labor Market Governance Against Forced Labor Beate Andrees Andrees, Beate Patrick Belser Belser, Patrick 109

7 Criminalizing Human Trafficking and Protecting the Victims Rohit Malpani Malpani, Rohit 129

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

9 Improving Forced Labor Statistics Patrick Belser Belser, Patrick Michaelle de Cock de Cock, Michaelle 173

References 195

The Contributors 207

Index 211

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