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Modern slavery: The neoliberal UK model

Wilkinson, Mick


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Dr Mick Wilkinson
Lecturer in Modern Slavery, Criminology & Social Justice


Despite having ratified a range of international conventions prohibiting forced labour and modern slavery, and committing to protect their victims, successive UK governments have failed to adequately meet their responsibilities in these regards. That is in part because a cross-party political obsession with market ‘flexibility’ has created the conditions in which such abuses flourish and in part because the machinery of labour standards enforcement has been allowed to wither on the vine.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jun 6, 2018
Journal The Socialist Correspondent
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 31
Issue 18
Pages 15-17
APA6 Citation Wilkinson, M. (2018). Modern slavery: The neoliberal UK model. The Socialist Correspondent, 31(18), 15-17
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