Exploited: Migrant Labour in the New Global Economy
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Exploited: Migrant Labour in the New Global Economy

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This book by a respected Financial Times journalist exposes the enormos scale of contemporary slavery. From cleaning to construction, from agriculture to domestic work, every day migrant laborers are exploited and enslaved. Shelley shows that current unprecedented flows of migrant workers are a direct result of economic liberalization. The appalling conditions and legal ab...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 15th 2007 by Zed Books
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Stevie
An interesting read showing that migrant labour in the global North can be heavily exploitative to the point of being a new form of slavery in some cases.

The style was a little too dry, relying heavily on statistics that are probably now outdated. The book was at its best when it was using stories from migrants about their experiences to illustrate the facts and statistics - unfortunately there weren't very many of these stories.
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