The Resource Bonded labor: : tackling the system of slavery in South Asia, Siddharth Kara, (ebook)

Bonded labor: : tackling the system of slavery in South Asia, Siddharth Kara, (ebook)

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Bonded labor: : tackling the system of slavery in South Asia
Title
Bonded labor:
Title remainder
tackling the system of slavery in South Asia
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Siddharth Kara
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eng
Summary
Siddharth Kara's Sex Trafficking has become a critical resource for its revelations into an unconscionable business, and its detailed analysis of the trade's immense economic benefits and human cost. This volume is Kara's second, explosive study of slavery, this time focusing on the deeply entrenched and wholly unjust system of bonded labor. Drawing on eleven years of research in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, Kara delves into an ancient and ever-evolving mode of slavery that ensnares roughly six out of every ten slaves in the world and generates profits that exceeded $17.6 billion in 2011. In addition to providing a thorough economic, historical, and legal overview of bonded labor, Kara travels to the far reaches of South Asia, from cyclone-wracked southwestern Bangladesh to the Thar desert on the India-Pakistan border, to uncover the brutish realities of such industries as hand-woven-carpet making, tea and rice farming, construction, brick manufacture, and frozen-shrimp production. He describes the violent enslavement of millions of impoverished men, women, and children who toil in the production of numerous products at minimal cost to the global market. He also follows supply chains directly to Western consumers, vividly connecting regional bonded labor practices to the appetites of the world. Kara's pioneering analysis encompasses human trafficking, child labor, and global security, and he concludes with specific initiatives to eliminate the system of bonded labor from South Asia once and for all
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Midwest
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Kara, Siddharth
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331.11/730954
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Peonage
  • Forced labor
  • Slave labor
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adult
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Bonded labor: : tackling the system of slavery in South Asia, Siddharth Kara, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231528016
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861822
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11861822
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MWT11861822
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Bonded labor: : tackling the system of slavery in South Asia, Siddharth Kara, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231528016
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861822
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861822
System control number
MWT11861822
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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