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Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Gary Craig (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Most slave trades were abolished during the nineteenth century, yet there remain millions of people in slavery today, amongst them approximately 210 million children in slavery, trafficked, debt ... More


Child slavery today

Joost Kooijmans and Hans van de Glind

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the quantitative dimensions of child slavery. It reviews the scope of childhood slavery as encompassing forced labour, child trafficking (for forced labour or sexual ... More


Child slavery worldwide

Gary Craig

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Drawing on material from across the world, this book reviews issues relating to child slavery in a strategic way. It traces the history of the concept of slavery and the first attempts at abolition ... More


Constructing the international legal framework

Buck Trevor and Nicholson Andrea

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the international legal frameworks relating to child labour and child trafficking. Even where states are politically willing to act effectively, the covert nature of child ... More


The end of child slavery?

Bales Kevin

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Given the breadth, depth, and horror of child slavery to be found in this book, how can it be eradicated? There are two key reasons. The first has to do with trends within child labour generally. In ... More


Just out of reach: the challenges of ending the worst forms of child labour

Turner Catherine, McQuade Aidan, and Restoy Enrique

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter assesses the effectiveness of the International Labour Organisation's Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention No. 182, first by analysing outcomes of a ‘snapshot’ fieldwork study ... More


Child slavery in South and South East Asia

Cecilia Flores Oebanda

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses child slavery in South Asia and South East Asia, focusing on the Philippines. It examines structural factors driving the existence of child slavery, and shows that child ... More


“Most Favourite Cargoes”: African Child Enslavement in the Nineteenth Century

Benjamin N. Lawrance

in Amistad's Orphans: An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300198454
eISBN:
9780300210439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198454.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Nineteenth-century slave traders recognized children as effective tools with which to avoid new slave trading restrictions and prohibitions. This chapter explores the contextual perimeters of ... More


Birth registration: a tool for prevention, protection and prosecution

Cody Clarie

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter, drawing on the experience of Plan International, describes the utilisation of birth registration as a tool to prevent child trafficking. In many countries, failure to register births ... More


Child domestic labour: fostering in transition?

Evelyn Omoike

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines one aspect of child trafficking: fostering. It considers the practice of fostering in the West African context, and the extent to which fostering overlaps with the phenomenon of ... More


The Little Italian Slaves

Rudolph J. Vecoli and Francesco Durante

Donna R. Gabaccia (ed.)

in Oh Capitano!: Celso Cesare Moreno - Adventurer, Cheater, and Scoundrel on Four Continents

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279869
eISBN:
9780823281428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279869.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Celso Cesare Moreno's crusade in defense of those he referred to as “the Italian slave children,” albeit with an ulterior motive. It first considers child labor in Italy and the ... More


Routes to child slavery in Central America

Virginia Murillo Herrera

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes the process of child trafficking into, within, and through Central America. Relative poverty is the key driver, with the United States to the north a beacon for those seeking ... More


Extreme forms of child labour in Turkey

Serdar M. Degirmencioglu, Hakan Acar, and Yüksel Baykara Acar

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines extreme forms of child labour in Turkey, focusing on forced labour and child trafficking. The process through which these children are made to work is revealed as closely ... More


The role of the arts in resisting recruitment as child soldiers and ‘wives’: experience from Uganda and Nepal

Bill Brookeman and Katherine Darton

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at an innovative programme of work in relation to a peculiarly modern form of child slavery: child soldiers. It introduces the international laws on child labour and child ... More


Epilogue: An Age of Child Enslavement

Benjamin N. Lawrance

in Amistad's Orphans: An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300198454
eISBN:
9780300210439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198454.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book provides a way to stimulate debate about the nature and extent of child slavery and child smuggling in the nineteenth-century Atlantic. African historians have acknowledged the role of ... More


Madeleine: A Child Slave in Precolonial India

Sue Peabody

in Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190233884
eISBN:
9780190233914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233884.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, European Early Modern History

During Furcy’s lawsuit more than half a century after the fact, two receipts were offered as proof that his mother, Madeleine, had been sold as a child slave by Portuguese traders in the French ... More


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