Political Economy of New Slavery.
Cover; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Notes on the Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Combating Contemporary Slavery; 1 Contemporary Slavery, Global Justice and Globalization; 2 Migration and Security: The Wrong End of the Stick?; 3 Trafficking and International Law; 4 The Belgian Counter-trafficking Policy; 5 Responses to Sexual Slavery: From the Balkans to Afghanistan; 6 Migrant Domestic Workers and Slavery; 7 Bonded Labour in South Asia: India, Nepal and Pakistan; 8 Child Labour in Latin America: Issues and Policies in Honduras; 9 Child Labour, Education and Child Rights Among Cocoa Producers in Ghana10 The Global Framework for Development: Instrumentality or Contested Ethical Space?; 11 Strategies for Change: The Tobin Tax; 12 Modern Slavery and Fair Trade Products: Buy One and Set Someone Free; 13 Slavery as Piracy: The Legal Case for Reparations for the Slave Trade; Bibliography; Index;; This unique volume combines chapters containing a multidisciplinary academic analysis of the causes of the continued existence of contemporary forms of slavery, such as globalization, poverty and migration with empirical chapters on trafficking, domestic migrant workers, bonded labour and child labour in Asia, Latin America and Africa. It provides relevant policy recommendations, such as respect for victims' rights and assesses longer term strategies for change, including Fair Trade, reparations for slavery in the past, the Tobin tax and Development ethics.