Slavery

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The Global Viewpoints series provides students and other readers with the information they need to explore global connections and think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues. Each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions selected from a diverse range of international sources, including journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, speeches, government documents, organization newsletters, and position papers. Each volume ...

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Overview

The Global Viewpoints series provides students and other readers with the information they need to explore global connections and think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues. Each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions selected from a diverse range of international sources, including journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, speeches, government documents, organization newsletters, and position papers. Each volume contains an annotated table of contents; a world map, to help readers locate countries, or areas covered in the essays; "for further discussion" questions; a worldwide list of organizations to contact; bibliographies of books and periodicals; and a subject index. By illuminating the complexities and interrelations of the global community, this excellent resource helps students and other researchers enhance their global awareness.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737744729
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 8/21/2009
  • Series: Global Viewpoints Series
  • Pages: 229
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 13

Introduction 16

Chapter 1 The Legacy of Slavery

1 Regret and Redemption for Slavery's Past Deep Kisor Datta-Ray 22

2 France Recognizes Past Slavery Crimes Amidst Modern-Day Controversy Nick Tattersall 27

3 Church of England's Apology for Slavery Is a "Good Start" Ben Fenton 32

4 Caribbean Countries Shed Light on the Legacy of Slavery Orlando Matos 37

5 Africans Should Receive Reparations for Slave Trade Crimes Darcus Howe 43

6 United States Payout for Slave Reparations Not Warranted Peter Flaherty John Carlisle 48

7 Japan's Reparation Fund for Former Sex Slaves Is Met with Resentment Norimitsu Onishi 57

Periodical Bibliography 64

Chapter 2 Slavery in Modern Times

1 Human Trafficking and Exploitation Today: An Overview U.S. Department of State 66

2 Burmese Migrant Workers in Malaysia Are at the Mercy of International Trafficking Gangs Luisetta Mudie 76

3 Nepal's Struggle with Human Trafficking to India Complicated by the Crime's Fluid Nature Barbara Gunnell 83

4 United States Encounters Modern-Day Slavery in Cases of Mistreated Domestic Workers Lena H. Sun 90

5 Canadian Traffickers Exploit Foreign Workers Tamara Cherry 103

6 United Kingdom Wrestles with Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation Chris Bond 112

Periodical Bibliography 117

Chapter 3 The Global Problem of Sex Slavery

1 A Brief History of Sex Slavery: An Overview Rosemary Regello 119

2 Asian Women Are Lured to Australia and Forced into Sexual Servitude Leonie Lamont 126

3 Romanian Sex Slaves Are Failed by a Challenged Law Enforcement System E. Benjamin Skinner 133

4 London Has Become Europe's "Sex Slavery Capital" Emma Thompson 145

5 United States' Anti-ProstitutionCampaign Usurps Federal Program to Fight Slave Trafficking Joel Brinkley 151

Periodical Bibliography 156

Chapter 4 The Harsh Reality of Child Slavery

1 Child Labor Exploitation: An Overview C. Nana Derby 158

2 Ghanaian Fishing Industry Relies on Child Slaves for Danagerous Work Tara Boyle 166

3 C&ohat;te d'Ivoire's Child Slaves Are Hurt-Not Helped-by Chocolate Boycotts Jeremy Kahn 171

4 Indian Children Are Exploited in the Handmade Carpet Industry Charles Jacobs 178

5 Chinese Children Are Kidnapped and Enslaved in Brick Kilns Congressional-Executive Commission on China 183

6 Pakistain Children Enslaved as Camel Jockeys IRIN (Intergrated Regional Information Network) 187

7 African Children and Infants Sold By Parents Become Slaves in the United Kingdom David Harrison 194

8 Haiti's Child Slaves Suffer Abuse in "Restavek" System Peter Pattisson 200

Periodical Bibliography 205

For Further Discussion 206

Organizations to Contact 208

Bibliography of Books 215

Index 219

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