Contemporary forms of slavery: A political economy

christien_van_den_ankerA look at contemporary forms of slavery, including debt bondage, child labour, trafficking and abuse of migrant domestic workers, with case studies in four continents. Suggested possible action includes prevention and reparation, taxation and trade measures. Dr Van Den Anker is a Lecturer at the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, Univ. of Birmingham, and convenor of the British International Studies Association’s Working Group on Global Ethics. Her Book “The political Economy of slavery” is published by Palgrave Macmillan (order online 1), and she is currently preparing a book on Global Social Justice. www.globalethics.ac.uk