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Enslaved : true stories of modern day slavery

Author: Jesse Sage; Liora Kasten
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
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An estimated 27 million people are held in slavery around the world today. Owned like animals by masters, they toil as forced sweatshop workers, sex slaves, migrant workers, domestic servants, and chattel slaves. This collection brings those cries to public attention, and will convince readers that slavery is in fact a modern-day problem. '
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Sage; Liora Kasten
ISBN: 9781403974938 1403974934 1403973245 9781403973245
OCLC Number: 488346934
Notes: Originally published: 2006
Description: xiii, 218 s. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: The Imperative to Listen and Then Act; G. Steinem Introduction: Behind the Stories: Modern Day Slavery in Context; J. Sage L. Kasten The Journey of an Orphan: In and Out of Bondage from Haiti to Connecticut; M. Slattery I Am Not Abeeda: Surviving Ten Years of Slavery in Sudan; A. Bak Snapshots from My Life as a Slave in America; J. Leighton Trapped on the Balcony: The Tale of a Sri Lankan Held Hostage in Lebanon; B. Fernando Rescue by Email: The Desperate Plight of an Au Pair in Cairo; S. Juma Laogai: Inside China's Forgotten Forced Labor Camps; H. Wu Atop the Second Wave: Testimony from a Belarus Prison; Sveta Amazing Grace in Mauritania: A Slave Owner's Awakening; A. Nasser Ould Yessa Epilogue: Where You Come In; J. Sage & L. Kasten
Responsibility: ed. by Jesse Sage and Liora Kasten ; foreword by Gloria Steinem
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An estimated 27 million people are held in slavery around the world today. Owned like animals by masters, they toil as forced sweatshop workers, sex slaves, migrant workers, domestic servants, and chattel slaves. This collection brings those cries to public attention, and will convince readers that slavery is in fact a modern-day problem. '

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