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Unfree Labor: Debt Bondage and Human Trafficking

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines two forms of unfree labor — debt-bondage and human trafficking — in which sex workers were not recompensed for their labor and, for a variety of reasons, remained stuck in their ... More


. Servitude and the Changing Face of the Demand for Labor in the Indian Ocean World, c. 1800–1900

Gwyn Campbell

in Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300163872
eISBN:
9780300166460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300163872.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 2 analyzes the economic, demographic, and geographical factors that influenced slavery, slave-trading and efforts to achieve abolition in the nineteenth century Indian Ocean World. It ... More


Understanding Slavery Today

Kevin Bales

in Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245068
eISBN:
9780520932074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245068.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the different features of slavery. It discusses the persistence of slavery in the twenty-first century, hereditary debt bondage in India, and the consequences of botched ... More


Moralizing Credit: Bad Debt, Good Debt, and the Troubled Conscience

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the different discourses of ‘bad’ debt and ‘good’ debt in the history of political economy, in normative political theory, and in imaginative literature. Examples include David ... More


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


To Owe Is Not to Own: Why Russians Reject Mortgages

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines why Russians oppose mortgage subsidies for young families and mortgage loans in general. Low demand for mortgages is striking given high unmet demand for housing. More than half ... 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


The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Jean Allain (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

‘Slavery is the status or condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised’. So reads the legal definition of slavery agreed by the League of ... More


Haliya and kamaiya bonded child labourers in Nepal

Birendra Raj Giri

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/9781847426109.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In Nepal, there are between 300,000 and two million bonded labourers under the so-called haliya and kamaiya systems. A bonded-labour system has existed for hundreds of years in Nepal, where children ... More


Controlling the Line: Exploitation and Sanctions

Simon Harding

in County Lines: Exploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203073
eISBN:
9781529210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203073.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter investigates how county line managers employ strategic and tactical actions to control their lines to keep them active and thriving: first, through exploitation and; second, via the ... 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


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


Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a grassroots social history of the clandestine market for sex in colonial Tonkin. It explores the ways in which sex workers, managers, and clients evaded the colonial regulation system ... More


Faulkner’s Stores: Microfinance and Economic Power in the Postbellum South

David A. Davis

in Faulkner and Money

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822529
eISBN:
9781496822567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822529.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

After the Civil War, stores played a crucial role in the redevelopment of the South's economy. Landowner-merchants used crop liens, loans against the value of a crop, as contracts to bind laborers to ... More


Human Bondage: Trafficking

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the trade in persons, also known as human trafficking, and the way that trade rules have promoted it as a modern form of slavery. It first considers trafficking within the human ... More


Introduction

John Wareing

in Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618–1718: 'There is Great Want of Servants'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788904
eISBN:
9780191830938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788904.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The indentured servant trade was organized and effective, but had considerable ambiguities in its operation, and a general failure to control its abuses until 1718. It was characterized by two ... More


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