What Slaveholders Think: How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do

What Slaveholders Think: How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do

by Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

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ISBN-13: 9780231543828
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick is assistant professor of political sociology at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego. He is the coeditor of From Human Trafficking to Human Rights: Reframing Contemporary Slavery (2012), and his work has appeared in the Journal of Human Rights, Social Movement Studies, the Columbia Journal of International Affairs, Social Problems, and the Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior. All royalties from this book will be donated to Free the Slaves and Anti-Slavery International.

Table of Contents

1. In All Its Forms: Slavery and Abolition, Movements and Targets
2. Best-Laid Plans: A Partial Theory of Social-Movement Targets
3. Just Like Family: Slaveholders on Slavery
4. As If We Are Equal: Slaveholders on Emancipation
5. The Farmer in the Middle: Target Response to Threats
6. Private Wrongs: Slavery and Antislavery in Contemporary India
7. Long Goodbye: The Contemporary Antislavery Movement
8. Between Good and Evil: The Everyday Ethics of Resources and Reappraisal

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