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Precarious lives : forced labour, exploitation and asylum

Author: Hannah Lewis; Peter Dwyer; Stuart Hodkinson; Louise Waite
Publisher: Bristol : The Policy Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This ground breaking book presents the first evidence of forced labour among displaced migrants who seek refuge in the UK. Through a critical engagement with contemporary debates about precarity, unfreedom and socio-legal status, the book explores how asylum and forced labour are linked, and enmeshed in a broader picture of modern slavery produced through globalised working conditions. Drawing on original evidence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Lewis; Peter Dwyer; Stuart Hodkinson; Louise Waite
ISBN: 9781447306900 1447306902 9781447306917 1447306910
OCLC Number: 915157273
Description: x, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the return of slavery? --
Structuring forced labour: neoliberal labour markets, immigration policy and forced migration --
Forced labour among asylum seekers and refugees in the UK --
The significance of socio-legal status --
The struggle to exit exploitation --
Conceptualising hyper-precarious migrant lives: from forced labour to unfreedom --
Tackling the hyper-precarity trap.
Responsibility: Hannah Lewis, Peter Dwyer, Stuart Hodkinson, and Louise Waite.

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