Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery

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Overview

Written by the world’s leading experts and campaigners, Modern Slavery blends original research with shocking first-hand accounts from slaves themselves around the world to reveal the truth behind one of the worst humanitarian crises facing us today.

Only a handful of slaves are reached and freed each year, but the authors offer hope for the future with a global blueprint that proposes to end slavery in our lifetime.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781489092434
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Publication date: 03/22/2016
Series: Bolinda Beginner Guides Series
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Illustrations x

1 Perpetual chains: slavery throughout history and today 1

2 By yet another name: definitions and forms of modern slavery 26

3 A money-making system: modern slavery and the global economy 47

4 Their own sufferings: modern slavery for women and girls 65

5 Of one blood: racial, ethnic, and religious aspects of modern slavery 91

6 Subjugated soldiers, terrorized terrain: armed conflict and environmental destruction as factors in modern slavery 107

7 The suffering of multitudes: modern slavery's health risks and consequences 124

8 To effect its abolition: ending slavery in our lifetimes 145

Notes 168

Further reading 189

Glossary 191

Appendix A timeline 194

Appendix B anti-slavery legislation 199

Appendix C anti-slavery organizations 212

Index 214

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