The Resource Contemporary slavery : popular rhetoric and political practice, edited by Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk

Contemporary slavery : popular rhetoric and political practice, edited by Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk

Label
Contemporary slavery : popular rhetoric and political practice
Title
Contemporary slavery
Title remainder
popular rhetoric and political practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Contemporary slavery has recently and unexpectedly emerged as a key source of both popular fascination and political mobilization. This volume brings together a cast of leading experts to carefully explore how the history and iconography of slavery has been invoked to support a series of government interventions, activist projects, legal instruments, and rhetorical performances. However well-intentioned these interventions might be, they nonetheless remain subject to a host of limitations and complications. Recent efforts to combat contemporary slavery are too often sensationalist, self-serving, and superficial. The widely held notion that anti-slavery is one of those rare issues that "transcends" politics or ideology is only sustainable because the underlying issues at stake have been constructed and demarcated in a way that minimizes direct challenges to dominant political and economic interests. This must change. By providing an original approach to the underlying issues at stake, this book will help readers understand the political practices that have been concealed beneath the popular rhetoric and establishes new conversations between scholars of slavery and trafficking and scholars of human rights and social movements."--
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Issued also in electronic format.
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
306.3/62
Index
index present
LC call number
HT 867 .C66 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bunting, Annie
  • Quirk, Joel
Series statement
Law and society series,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
Label
Contemporary slavery : popular rhetoric and political practice, edited by Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contemporary slavery as more than rhetorical strategy? The politics and ideology of a new political cause / Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk -- Contemporary slavery and its definition in law / Jean Allain -- When human trafficking means everything and nothing / Joel Quirk -- Asylum and the "forced marriage paradox" : gender-based harm and contemporary slavery in forced conjugal associations / Benjamin N. Lawrance -- Narrating wartime enslavement, forced marriage, and modern slavery / Annie Bunting -- Show and tell : contemporary anti-slavery advocacy as symbolic work / Fuyuki Kurasawa -- Methodological debates in human rights research : a case study of human trafficking in South Africa / Darshan Vigneswaran -- Reparative justice and the post-conflict phase of modern slavery / Roy L. Brooks -- Modern slavery from a management perspective : the role of industry context and organizational capabilities / Andrew Crane -- State enslavement in North Korea / Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann -- Letting go : how elites manage challenges to contemporary slavery / Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick -- Child domestic labour : work like any other, work like no other / Jonathan Blagborough
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 377 pages
Isbn
9780774832434
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)963913563
  • (OCoLC)ocn963913563
Label
Contemporary slavery : popular rhetoric and political practice, edited by Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contemporary slavery as more than rhetorical strategy? The politics and ideology of a new political cause / Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk -- Contemporary slavery and its definition in law / Jean Allain -- When human trafficking means everything and nothing / Joel Quirk -- Asylum and the "forced marriage paradox" : gender-based harm and contemporary slavery in forced conjugal associations / Benjamin N. Lawrance -- Narrating wartime enslavement, forced marriage, and modern slavery / Annie Bunting -- Show and tell : contemporary anti-slavery advocacy as symbolic work / Fuyuki Kurasawa -- Methodological debates in human rights research : a case study of human trafficking in South Africa / Darshan Vigneswaran -- Reparative justice and the post-conflict phase of modern slavery / Roy L. Brooks -- Modern slavery from a management perspective : the role of industry context and organizational capabilities / Andrew Crane -- State enslavement in North Korea / Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann -- Letting go : how elites manage challenges to contemporary slavery / Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick -- Child domestic labour : work like any other, work like no other / Jonathan Blagborough
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 377 pages
Isbn
9780774832434
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)963913563
  • (OCoLC)ocn963913563

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