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Precarious Lives: Forced labour, exploitation and asylum

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Precarious Lives: Forced labour, exploitation and asylum

Hannah Lewis, Peter Dwyer, Stuart Hodkinson, and Louise Waite

This ground-breaking book presents the first evidence of forced labour among displaced migrants who seek refuge in the UK. Through a critical engagement with contemporary debates about precarity, unfreedom and socio-legal status, the book explores how asylum and forced labour are linked, and enmeshed in a broader picture of modern slavery produced through globalised working conditions. Drawing on original evidence generated in fieldwork with refugees and asylum ... Read more


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