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Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia

Siddharth Kara
Format
Book
Published
New York : Columbia University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780231158480 (cloth : alk. paper), 0231158483 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780231528016 (e-book), 0231528019 (e-book)
Contents
  • Bonded labor : an overview
  • Agriculture : kamaiya and hari
  • Bricks and bidis
  • Shrimp and tea
  • Construction and stonebreaking
  • Carpets and other sectors
  • Bonded labor and the law
  • Tackling bonded labor
  • Appendix A. Global slavery metrics, 2011
  • Appendix B. Select bonded labor economics
  • Appendix C. Select bonded labor supply chains
  • Appendix D. Bonded labor as defined by India's Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976
  • Appendix E. Bonded labor law and cases : Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India
  • Appendix F. Select economic and human development statistics.
Description
xx, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-298) and index.
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