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  • The Political Economy of New Slaveryby Christien van den Anker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 44.00

    This unique volume combines chapters containing a multidisciplinary academic analysis of the causes of the continued existence of contemporary forms of slavery, such as globalization, poverty and migration with empirical chapters on trafficking, domestic migrant workers, bonded labour and child labour in Asia, Latin America and Africa. It provides... more...

  • The Craft Apprenticeby W.J. Rorabaugh

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 34.00

    The apprentice system in colonial America began as a way for young men to learn valuable trade skills from experienced artisans and mechanics and soon flourished into a fascinating and essential social institution. Benjamin Franklin got his start in life as an apprentice, as did Mark Twain, Horace Greeley, William Dean Howells, William Lloyd Garrison,... more...

  • Nobodiesby John Bowe

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    Most Americans would be shocked to discover that slavery still exists in the United States. Yet most of us buy goods made by people who aren?t paid for their labor?people who are trapped financially, and often physically. In Nobodies , award-winning journalist John Bowe exposes the outsourcing, corporate chicanery, immigration fraud, and sleights... more...

  • A Future for the Excludedby Raff Carmen; Miguel Sobrado

    Zed Books 2000; US$ 36.95

    Clodomir Santos de Morais is to organizational and entrepreneurial literacy what his Brazilian confrere, Paulo Freire, is to ordinary literacy. This book introduces for the first time in English the experiences of grassroots development workers who have applied his ideas of the Organization Workshop and capacitation in highly diverse social settings.... more...

  • The Means to Grow Upby Robert Halpern

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.95

    The Means to Grow Up describes the pedagogical importance of "apprenticeship" and illustrates how students learning alongside experienced adults can be a challenging and complex endeavor for adolescents. This book offers readers an exciting vision of what education can and should be about. more...

  • The Cost of Coercionby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 35.00

    Global Report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principlesand Rights at Work, 2009. International Labour Conference, 98th Session 2009,Report I (B) more...

  • Apprenticeshipsby Catherine Dawson

    Kogan Page 2012; US$ 19.95

    Apprenticeships is a complete guide containing frequently asked questions from students, parents and job-seekers. It's packed with quotations, case studies, useful advice, practical checklists, self-assessment questionnaires and also includes a list of useful websites and organisations. more...

  • Workers in Bondageby Kay Saunders

    University of Queensland Press 1982; US$ 15.00

    Workers in Bondage is primarily concerned with Queensland?s Pacific Islander labour force, but it begins with the origins of servitude in Queensland during the convict era before separation from New South Wales in 1859. The book also deals with the reconstruction of the Queensland sugar industry after the withdrawal of Islander labour and describes... more...

  • Bonded Laborby Siddharth Kara

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    In Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery, Siddharth Kara conducted one of the most comprehensive, systematic accounts of the global sex-trafficking industry. His book became a widely consulted resource not only for its uncommon revelations into an unconscionable business but also for its detailed analysis of the trade?s immense economic... more...

  • ILO Global Estimate of Forced Labourby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2012; US$ 16.00

    The purpose of the present document is to describe in detail the revised methodology used to generate the 2012 ILO global estimate of forced labour, covering the period from 2002 to 2011, and the main results obtained. more...