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“Black Service … White Money”: The Peculiar Institution of Military Labor in the British Army during the Seven Years’ War

Peter Way

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Soldiering—war work—constituted a peculiar form of labor in the 18th-century Anglo-American world. These troops straddled the worlds of free and unfree labor. Army recruits encountered wage work with ... More


Unfree Black Labor: The Telos of History and the Struggle against Racialized Capitalism

Drucilla Cornell and Kenneth Michael Panfilio

in Symbolic Forms for a New Humanity: Cultural and Racial Reconfigurations of Critical Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232505
eISBN:
9780823235643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232505.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter attempts to resymbolize apartheid and examines the history of South Africa under the narration of black unfree labor. It explains the negative impact of colonization on the black ... More


Researching Unfree Student Labour in Apple’s Supply Chain

Jenny Chan

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/9780197266472.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Taiwanese-owned Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer of Apple, used the labour of 150,000 student interns – 15 per cent of its entire million-strong ... More


Migration, Racialization, and Forms of Unfree Labour: The Dilemma of Trade Union Solidarity

Anders Neergaard

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Globalization—guided by a neoliberal logic, purporting to increase informalization of economies and labour markets, and accompanied by the fragmentation of ‘citizenship’, and accelerating ... More


Introduction

Alex Lichtenstein

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries, rapid capitalist accumulation depended heavily on the efficient transfer of workers across enormous distances and far-flung imperial domains. Whether ... More


Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Andrew Urban

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Brokering Servitude examines how labor markets for domestic service were identified, shaped, and governed by philanthropists, missionaries, commercial offices, and the state. Because household ... More


Unfree Labor and the Origins of Empire

Abigail L. Swingen

in Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300187540
eISBN:
9780300189445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187540.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the origins of English imperialism in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries and the systems of unfree labor that were developed to help sustain overseas ... More


Migrants, Unfree Labour, and the Legal Construction of Domestic Servitude: Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK

Judy Fudge and Kendra Strauss

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/9780198714101.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter examines the 2012 changes to the United Kingdom’s Overseas Domestic Workers visa, changes which increased the vulnerability of domestic workers to exploitation by prohibiting them from ... More


Conclusion

Ryan A. Quintana

in Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469642222
eISBN:
9781469641089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469642222.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This very brief concluding chapter both summarizes the preceding chapters, and argues that South Carolina’s reliance on the enslaved for their political development was prescient, as unfree labor ... More


Introduction: Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Carl-Ulrik Schierup, Ronaldo Munck, Branka Likić-Brborić, and Anders Neergaard

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory editorial chapter paints the background to current issues of international migration, unfree labour, racialization, and changing frameworks of citizenship. The theoretical basis for ... More


A Toxic Embrace: Migration, Labour, and the Rainbow Nation’s Neoliberal Pact

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

South African apartheid stands out in the academic literature as a generic case of the discriminatory political economy of migration in modern capitalism. In this chapter Carl-Ulrik Schierup brings ... More


Deviant Heterosexuality in Austere Times

Nicola J. Smith

in Capitalism's Sexual History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197530276
eISBN:
9780197530306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530276.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores how sex work is constructed as a mode of deviant heterosexuality in the twenty-first century. It contends that ongoing moral panics over commercial sex do important political ... More


Introduction

Matthew Hild and Keri Leigh Merritt

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In many ways, the problems that have beset southern labor for the past century and a half—unfree labor, low wages, lack of collective bargaining rights, and virulent and sometimes violent repression ... More


Migration, Precarious Work, and Rights: Historical and Current Perspectives

Stephen Castles

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The development of the capitalist world market has always been linked to social inequality, differentiation of workers, and the use of migration to create various forms of ‘unfree labour’: slavery, ... More


From Whips to Wages: From Coercive to Incentive-Driven Labor

Jennie Jeppesen

in Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

One might perhaps not expect to find many similarities between labor in Virginia 1660-1750 and in New South Wales 1800-1840. However, there was a crucial unfree white labor stream that fed both ... More


Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire

Abigail L Swingen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300187540
eISBN:
9780300189445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187540.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the connections betweenthe origins of the English empire and unfree laborby exploring how England’s imperial designs influenced contemporary politics and debates about labor, ... More


Settler Men as Masters of Labour: Convicts and Non-white Workers

Angela Woollacott

in Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199641802
eISBN:
9780191779091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641802.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Settlers in the Australian colonies from the 1820s to the 1860s had access to an extraordinary range of unfree and undercompensated labourers, including convicts, unpaid Aborigines, and indentured ... More


So Goes the Nation: Southern Antecedents and the Future of Work

Bethany Moreton

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This brief and synthetic epilogue argues that the South’s history lays bare the ways that antidemocratic governance has been used in this country to protect unfree labor arrangements and to blunt ... More


Colonial Transformations: Situating the Experience of Slave Castes in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Kerala

P. Sanal Mohan

in Modernity of Slavery: Struggles against Caste Inequality in Colonial Kerala

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198099765
eISBN:
9780199085392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099765.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In this chapter, the main focus is on the colonial intervention and the transformation of the slave castes. The colonial law redefined the juridical redefinition of the slave castes in Travancore. ... More


“We Solicit Our Freedom”: Citizenship and the Patria

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Exercising indigenous citizenship in California depended on being emancipated from the missions, a process that began in 1826. The state articulated one vision of what emancipation would mean, and ... More


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