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The Role of Discourse Analysis in Researching Severe Labour Exploitation

Robert Caruana

in Researching Forced Labour in the Global Economy: Methodological Challenges and Advances

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266472
eISBN:
9780191884214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266472.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Investigating severe forms of labour exploitation presents a series of particular methodological challenges to researchers in the field, including access to respondents, credibility of data, ... More


Exploitation, Degradation, and Other Moral Concerns

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter accounts for the significance of “external” moral issues, with special concern for labor exploitation and environmental degradation. Standard economic arguments for “sweatshops” do not ... More


 The Case against Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Only the most rabid proponents deny the potential for MNCs and FDI to inflict costs and harm on large numbers of people and countries. This chapter is the equivalent of a law brief, this time ... More


Understanding the policy field: migration, prostitution, trafficking and exploitation

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

in Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter Five proceeds from to the transnational character of prostitution and situates it in an analysis of labour migration and labour exploitation. Instead of projecting on the migrant sex worker ... More


Migrant illegality, slavery and exploitative work

Hannah Lewis and Louise Waite

in The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter considers the position of migrants in the UK who experience severe labour exploitation. It addresses how — or whether — the emerging ‘modern slavery complex’ can adequately respond to ... More


Human Trafficking

Jini L. Roby

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0030
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Human trafficking, or trafficking in persons (TIP), is the buying, selling, and exploiting of human beings for profit. It is a modern-day form of slavery in which human beings are treated as ... More


The Forçats de la Route: Exploits, Exploitation, and the Politics of Athletic Excess, 1903–1939

Christopher S. Thompson

in The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how opponents of the Tour de France during this period destabilized representations of racers as model workers, describing them instead as slave laborers. It notes that these ... More


Dark Routes

Adam Moore

in Empire's Labor: The Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742170
eISBN:
9781501716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742170.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the trafficking of South and Southeast Asian workers, and the “backdoor” or underground recruitment of Filipino labor following the introduction of travel bans to Iraq and ... More


Melancholic Citizenship: The Living Dead and Fae Myenne Ng’s Bone

Juliana Chang

in Inhuman Citizenship: Traumatic Enjoyment and Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674435
eISBN:
9781452947020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674435.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the novel Bone, penned by Chinese-American author Fae Myenne Ng. It reviews the text through the concept of melancholia, which has become paradigmatic in postcolonial and ... More


Migrants at Work and the Division of Labour Law

Mark Freedland and Cathryn Costello (eds)

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

The chapter examines how migration law divides both the objectives and subjects of labour law. It divides the objectives of labour law, by privileging labour-supply purposes over work-protective ... More


The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Gary Craig, Alex Balch, Hannah Lewis, and Louise Waite (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Modern slavery, in the form of labour exploitation, domestic servitude, sexual trafficking, child labour and cannabis farming, is still growing in the UK and industrialised countries, despite the ... More


The Labor Question: Scarcity of Time?

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter views time as a possible scarce resource and considers the possibility of the presence of labor exploitation due to the superiority of one gender's tasks over the other. It explains some ... More


Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This is one of the few books that explicitly focuses on the formulation, process and outcomes of prostitution policy. While the debate on prostitution focuses on broad regulatory regimes, the central ... More


Unjustifiable profit-taking on mundane contracts

Andrew Bowman, Ismail Ertürk, Peter Folkman, Julie Froud, Colin Haslam, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Nick Tsitsianis, and Karel Williams

in What A Waste: Outsourcing and how it goes wrong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099526
eISBN:
9781526103949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099526.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Most public discussion of outsourcing focuses on high level fiascos. But most outsourcing is very different – low level conduct of mundane operations which rarely attracts public attention. This ... More


Power, Politics, and the Struggle over Working-Class Religion, 1910–1938

Matthew Pehl

in The Making of Working-Class Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the labor question brought about by the massive social changes unleashed by industrial, corporate capitalism, and rapid urbanization. This “labor question,” as historian Steve ... More


Abstinence and Power: The Place of Prohibition in American History

Jane Schneider

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.8
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter accepts the premise that formal colonization is a poor yardstick for imperial reach, and that the United States became an industrial-capitalist empire largely—although not exclusively—by ... More


Introduction

Matt Garcia

in A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807826584
eISBN:
9781469604442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898932_garcia.5
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The expansion of citrus production in San Gabriel Valley and San Bernardino Valleys from 1900 to 1970 contributed to Los Angeles's economic growth and ascendancy. During the 1920s, this region, also ... More


The Effects of Multinational Production on Wages and Working Conditions in Developing Countries

Drusilla K. Brown, Alan V. Deardorff, and Robert M. Stern

in Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter assesses the empirical evidence on the effects of multinational production on wages and working conditions in developing countries. It is motivated by the controversies that have ... More


Women, Labor, and the Transnational: From Work to Work

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on Caribbean domestic labor. It argues that the economics of slavery and colonialism that accompanied the rise of European modernity, created the conditions for contemporary ... More


Human trafficking: addressing the symptom, not the cause

Kate Roberts

in The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discuss how campaigning and amendments to the Modern Slavery Act, together with a government-commissioned review, resulted in workers being able to change employers within the six-month ... More


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