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Modern Slavery: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)

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There are 27 million slaves alive today - more than at any point in history. Written by the worlds 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 hope with a global blueprint that proposes to end slavery in our lifetime. Kevin Bales is president of Free the Slaves. He lives in Takoma Park, MD. Zoe Trodd and Alex Kent Williamson are history and pathology specialists respectively at Harvard University.

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There are 27 million slaves alive today — more than at any other point in history. Written by the world's leading experts, this examination combines original research with first-hand accounts from actual slaves to expose one of today's worst humanitarian crises. The first introductory guide to modern slavery in all its forms, coverage includes modern slavery's history, economy, health consequences, and gender, racial, and religious dynamics, and the pressures of armed conflict and environmental disaster.

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ISBN:
9781851688159
Author:
Bales, Kevin
Publisher:
ONEWorld Publications
Author:
Kent Williamson, Alex
Author:
Trodd, Zoe
Author:
Williamson, Alex Kent
Williamson, Alex Kent:
Trodd, Zoe
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Beginner's Guides
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
GA
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , There are 27 million slaves alive today — more than at any other point in history. Written by the world's leading experts, this examination combines original research with first-hand accounts from actual slaves to expose one of today's worst humanitarian crises. The first introductory guide to modern slavery in all its forms, coverage includes modern slavery's history, economy, health consequences, and gender, racial, and religious dynamics, and the pressures of armed conflict and environmental disaster.
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