Political Economy of New Slavery by Christien van den Anker
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Political Economy of New Slavery
By Christien van den Anker

The Political Economy of New Slavery

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Political Economy of New Slavery by Christien van den Anker

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403915238
ISBN-10: 1403915237
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Christien van den Anker

BRIDGET ANDERSON Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK AMANDA BERLAN Research Student, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK ARNE DORMAELS Academic Assistant in Criminal Law and Researcher at the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy, University of Gent JEROEN DOOMERNIK Lecturer in Political Science and Programme Manager at the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Amsterdam NIGEL DOWER Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Aberdeen EMMA DOWLING is currently studying for an MSc at the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham, UK VICTORIA FIRMO-FONTAN PhD Candidate in the Centre for Peace and Development Studies, University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland IVAN MANOKHA PhD student at the University of Sussex, UK BRUNO MOENS Executive Director at Payoke, Antwerp, Belgium RACHEL NIZAN spent a year working with street children in Honduras, doing both social work and research. Her main interests include children's rights, human rights, development and trade DAVID OULD Deputy Director of Anti-Slavery International NELE PRAET Case Manager at Payoke, Antwerp, Belgium. KRISHNA UPADHYAYA Bonded Labour Programme Officer at Anti-Slavery International in London GERALDINE VAN BUEREN Professor of International Human Rights Law at Queen Mary, University of London, UK

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