The Political Economy Of New Slavery / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$36.47
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 95%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $15.00   
  • Used (7) from $1.99   

Overview

This book examines the role of globalization and local factors in the increase of contemporary slavery and possible ways forward in legislation, policy-making, NGO campaigns and research. Specific proposals for improvement of international and national law as well as victim support measures are discussed and perspectives on economic development and social change are evaluated for their use in combating slavery. Reparations for slavery in the past are analyzed as a possible aid in raising awareness and increased pressure on government to take full responsibility for ending slavery.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Christien Van Den Anker is at the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction: Combating Contemporary Slavery—C. van de 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. Doomernnik
• 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

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 – 0 of 1 Customer Reviews
    Sort by: Showing 1 – 0 of 1 Customer Reviews

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)