The Political Economy of New Slavery / Edition 1

The Political Economy of New Slavery / Edition 1

by Christien van den Anker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1403915237

ISBN-13: 9781403915238

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403915238
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
Palgrave Texts in International Political Economy Series
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Combating Contemporary Slavery; C.van den Anker PART I: CAUSES AND PERSPECTIVES Contemporary Slavery, Globalization and Global Justice; C.van den Anker Migration and Security? The Wrong End of the Stick; J.Doomernik Trafficking and International Law; D.Ould The Belgian Counter Trafficking Policy; B.Moens, N.Praet & A.Dormaels PART II: CASES AND RECOMMENDATIONS Responses to Sexual Slavery: From the Balkans to Afghanistan; V.Firmo-Fontan Migrant Domestic Workers and Slavery; B.Anderson Bonded Labour in South Asia: India, Nepal and Pakistan; K.Upadhyaya Child Labour in Latin America: Issues and Policies in Honduras; R.Nizan Child Labour, Education and Child Rights Among Cocoa Producers in Ghana; A.Berlan PART III: STRATEGIES AND FRAMEWORKS FOR CHANGE The Global Framework for Development- Instrumentality or Contested Ethical Space?; N.Dower Strategies for Change: The Tobin Tax; E.Dowling Modern Slavery and Fair Trade Products: Buy One and Set Someone Free; I.Manokha Slavery as Piracy - a Legal Case for Reparations for Historical Slavery; G.Van Bueren

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