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Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Gary Craig


Most slave trades were abolished during the nineteenth century, yet there remain millions of people in slavery today, amongst them approximately 210 million children in slavery, trafficked, debt bondage, and other forms of forced labour. This book, drawing on experience worldwide, focuses on child slavery and shows how children remain locked in slavery, the ways in which they are exploited, and how they can be emancipated. It examines child labour, child trafficking, and child exploitation in various countries such as Nepal, Turkey, Uganda, South and Southeast Asia, India, Central America, and ... More

Keywords: slave trades, child trafficking, debt bondage, child labour, child exploitation, child emancipation, child slavery, Nepal, Central America, India

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781847426109
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gary Craig, editor

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Part I Strategic overviews

one Child slavery today

Joost Kooijmans, and Hans van de Glind

two Constructing the international legal framework

Buck Trevor, and Nicholson Andrea

three Just out of reach: the challenges of ending the worst forms of child labour

Turner Catherine, McQuade Aidan, and Restoy Enrique

Part II Themes, issues and case studies

thirteen Extreme forms of child labour in Turkey

Serdar M. Degirmencioglu, Hakan Acar, and Yüksel Baykara Acar


Gary Craig

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