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Slavery & Forced Labor Today

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On the Web: Articles

Human Trafficking in Japan Presents Formidable Challenge. Sharon Noguchi & Emi Doi, San Jose Mercury News [Taiwan News] (6/12/05).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women. See for very informative Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation.

Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women.

Global March Against Child Labor.

Child Labor Coalition.

Free the Children.

International Labour Organization.

In the Library: Articles

Bowe, John. "Nobodies," New Yorker (4/21-28/03):106-133. Farm workers in Florida.

Goldberg, Carey. "Sex slavery, Thailand to New York," NY Times (9/11/95):B1.

Greenhouse, Steven. "Three plead guilty to enslaving migrant workers in South Carolina," NY Times (5/8/97):A20.

Henderson, Ky. "The new slavery," Human Rights 24,4 (fall 97).

Saint-James, Fred. "500 millions d'esclaves dans le monde," Paris Match (4/11/86):3-9.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Anderson, Bridget. Britain's Secret Slaves: An Investigation into the Plight of Overseas Domestic Workers (London: Anti-Slavery International, 1993).

Bacon, Edwin. The Gulag at War: Stalin's Forced Labour System in the Light of the Archives (NY, 1994).

Bales, Kevin. Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy (Berkeley: U. California, 1999).

Glickman, Nora. The Jewish White Slave Trade & the Untold Story of Raquel Liberman (NY, 1999).

Human Rights Watch. A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women & Girls into Brothels in Thailand (NY, 1993).

__________. The Small Hands of Slavery: Bonded Child Labour in India (NY: Human Rights Watch, 1996).

International Labour Organization. A Global Alliance Against Forced Labor: Report of the Director General (Geneva: ILO, 2005).

Karim, Farhad. Contemporary Forms of Slavery in Pakistan (London: Human Rights Watch, 1995).

Meltzer, Milton. Slavery: A World History (NY: Da Capo, 1993).

Mercer, John. Slavery in Mauretania Today (London: Anti-Slavery International, 1981).

Patterson, Orlando. Slavery & Social Death (Cambridge MA: Harvard U., 1982).

Plant, Roger. Sugar & Modern Slavery: A Tale of Two Countries (London: Zed, 1987).

Sutton, Alison. Slavery in Brazil: A Link in the Chain of Modernization (London: Anti-Slavery International, 1994).

Various Authors. Incidence of Bonded Labour in India (5 vols.; Mussoorie: Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, 1990).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"To Free the Slaves" [2001], dir. Hilary Jones-Farrow, 46m. Documentary on contemporary servitude in Sudan, Ivory Coast, Canada & India.

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