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Forced marriage, slavery, and plural legal systems: An African example (2016)
Journal Article
Sarich, J., Olivier, M., & Bales, K. (2016). Forced marriage, slavery, and plural legal systems: An African example. Human rights quarterly, 38(2), 450-476 . https://doi.org/10.1353/hrq.2016.0030

Slavery, long abolished under international law, left a devastating imprint on Africa. However, enslavement of women through forced marriages remains a common phenomenon in many African states. These African states share the common feature of legal p... Read More about Forced marriage, slavery, and plural legal systems: An African example.

Slavery is bad for business: analyzing the impact of slavery on national economies (2013)
Journal Article
Datta, M. N., & Bales, K. (2013). Slavery is bad for business: analyzing the impact of slavery on national economies. Brown Journal of World Affairs, 19(2), 205-224

Public discourse on human trafficking and modern-day slavery is reaching a tipping point -- it is coming to be understood as a global problem with economic and policy implications far beyond simple reports of cross-border human trafficking. A decade... Read More about Slavery is bad for business: analyzing the impact of slavery on national economies.

Slavery in Europe: part 1, estimating the dark figure (2013)
Journal Article
Datta, M. N., & Bales, K. (2013). Slavery in Europe: part 1, estimating the dark figure. Human rights quarterly, 35(4), 817-829. https://doi.org/10.1353/hrq.2013.0051

The estimation of the "dark figure" for any crime (the number of actual instances of a specific crime committed minus the reported cases of that crime within a population) has primarily rested on the ability to conduct random sample crime surveys. Su... Read More about Slavery in Europe: part 1, estimating the dark figure.

Slavery and its definition (2012)
Journal Article
Allain, J., & Bales, K. (2012). Slavery and its definition. Global Dialogue, 14(2), 6-14

Had the abolitionists of the past, the likes of Abraham Lincoln or William Wilberforce, been able to see into the twenty-first century, what might have struck them as very strange was that while they had come far in ending slavery and suppressing hum... Read More about Slavery and its definition.

The slave next door: human trafficking and slavery in America today (2010)
Book
Soodalter, R., & Bales, K. (2010). The slave next door: human trafficking and slavery in America today. University of California Press

In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern day slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States. In "The Slave Next Door" we find that slaves ar... Read More about The slave next door: human trafficking and slavery in America today.


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