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Disposable people : new slavery in the global economy

Author: Kevin Bales
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. ed. with a new prefaceView all editions and formats
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Slavery is illegal throughout the world, yet more than twenty-seven million people are still trapped in one of history's oldest social institutions. This book points the way to abolishing slavery in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bales, Kevin.
Disposable people.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2004008180
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Bales
ISBN: 9780520951389 0520951387
OCLC Number: 794491983
Notes: First paperback printing 2000.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 298 pages, [12] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: The new slavery --
Thailand : because she looks like a child --
Mauritania : old times there are not forgotten --
Brazil : life on the edge --
Pakistan : when is a slave not a slave? --
India : the ploughman's lunch --
What can be done? --
Coda : three things you can do to stop slavery.
Responsibility: Kevin Bales.

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