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- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Slavery is illegal throughout the world, yet more than twenty-seven million people are still trapped in one of history's oldest social institutions. Kevin Bales's disturbing story of slavery today reaches from brick kilns in Pakistan and brothels in Thailand to the offices of multinational corporations. His investigation of conditions in Mauritania,... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95
Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, we learned from Kevin Bales's highly praised exposť, Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, that more than twenty-seven million people?in countries from Pakistan to Thailand to the United States--are still trapped in bondage. With this new volume, Bales, the leading authority on modern... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96
In his 1999 book, Disposable People, Kevin Bales brought to light the shocking fact of modern slavery and described how, nearly two hundred years after the slave trade was abolished (legal slavery would have to wait another fifty years), global slavery stubbornly persists. In Ending Slavery, Bales again grapples with the struggle to end this ancient... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00
An account of how slavery continues to afflict millions around the world. This book is both a serious study and an essential guide for policy makers, human rights lawyers, labor activists, and all those concerned with the ongoing fight against this timeless evil. more...
- Groundwood Books 2011; US$ 9.95
Forced to work in back-breaking, under- or unpaid jobs from agricultural work to prostitution, slaves today ? men and women, old and young ? are trapped in the same spiral of brutality and control they have endured for centuries, with one crucial difference: a collapse in the price of human beings. Globalization, governmental corruption, and the population... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 21.95
In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern day slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States. In The Slave Next Door we find that slaves are all around us, hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of the neighborhood restaurant,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 14.95
There are 27 million slaves alive today - more than at any point in history. Written by the world?s leading experts, this shocking examination combines original research with first-hand stories from the slaves themselves to provide a reliable account of one of the worst humanitarian crises facing us today. Looking to the future, the authors offer... more...