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Disability Servitude: From Peonage to Poverty

Ruthie-Marie Beckwith
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9781137540300 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Foreword / by James W. Conroy, Ph.D
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Institutionalized peonage and involuntary servitude
  • Fighting forest fires : the lost heritage of competence and contribution
  • The peonage cases
  • The aftermath
  • The peculiar institution of sub-minimum wage
  • Institutional peonage and involuntary servitude in segregated "employment" settings
  • Perpetuation of peonage and poverty in the 21st century
  • Conclusions: stone buildings and stone walls
  • References.
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pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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