Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia
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Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia

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Siddharth Kara's "Sex Trafficking" has become a critical resource for its revelations into an unconscionable business, and its detailed analysis of the trade's immense economic benefits and human cost. This volume is Kara's second, explosive study of slavery, this time focusing on the deeply entrenched and wholly unjust system of bonded labor.

Drawing on eleven years of res...more
Hardcover, 314 pages
Published September 25th 2012 by Columbia University Press
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Paige Cordial
This book was meticulously researched, beautifully written, and emotionally moving. Kara does a great job of combining rigorous academic research on the system of bonded labor in South Asia with compelling first hand accounts from bonded laborers. In addition to his excellent documentation of the current state and history of bonded labor in the region, he provides well-reasoned ideas about ways to tackle and change the system. I knew nothing about bonded labor before reading this book and think...more
MJ  Brummitt
Intense. Shocking to learn about the evil bonded slave labor behind so many things we buy and use everyday, from jewelry to rugs.
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