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  • Debt and Slavery in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Worldsby Alessandro Stanziani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Filling a significant gap in the historiography, the essays in this volume show that debt slavery has played a crucial role in the economic history of numerous societies which continues even today. more...

  • Bonded Labour and Debt in the Indian Ocean Worldby Gwyn Campbell; Alessandro Stanziani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This volume of essays contains case studies of debt bondage covering the impact of an expanding globalized economy, increased commercialization, colonial and post-colonial societies, and emerging economies. more...

  • Apprenticeship for Adulthoodby Stephen F. Hamilton

    Free Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    As America’s need for productive workers increases, Hamilton explains how apprenticeship would exploit workplaces as learning environments, helping young people to make the crucial connections between school learning, community participation, and a satisfying, constructive life’s work. more...

  • The Political Economy of New Slaveryby Christien van den Anker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 46.00

    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...

  • A Future for the Excludedby Raff Carmen; Miguel Sobrado

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 36.95

    Introduces for the first time in English the experiences of grassroots development workers who have applied the ideas of Clodomir Santos de Morais in diverse social settings. more...

  • The Means to Grow Upby Robert Halpern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    In The Means to Grow Up , Robert Halpern describes the pedagogical importance of "apprenticeship"—a growing movement based in schools, youth-serving organizations, and arts, civic, and other cultural institutions. This movement aims to re-engage youth through in-depth learning and unique experiences under the guidance of skilled professionals. Employing... 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...

  • Ending Forced Labour in Myanmarby Richard Horsey

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) efforts since the early 1990s to address the forced labour situation in Myanmar represent a rare example of success in influencing the behaviour of that regime, and this book gives a first-hand account of these efforts. As the ILO’s representative in the country, the author was able to operate a complaint... more...

  • Human Bondageby Lakshmidhar Mishra

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 42.00

    This detailed analysis provides an informative and detailed look into the lives and times of India's labourers, covering historical, social and cultural factors. more...