Modern "slaves" set free
- Understanding Exploitation. Gallagher, Anne // Harvard International Review;Fall2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p4
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article by Siddartha Kara about human exploitation and slavery.
- How to Stop Slavery Now. Callahan, Peggy // Spirituality & Health;May/Jun2012, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p69
The article presents several steps on how to stop slavery which include telling the next person one meets about slavery, signing up for Free the Slaves email updates, and hosting a book club or movie night.
- Precarious Working Conditions and Exploitation of Workers in the Nigerian Informal Economy. Akinwale, Akeem Ayofe // Social Science Diliman;Jan-Jun2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p117
Situations in the informal economy expose workers to dangers without opportunity for hazard pay, thereby reflecting exploitation. Based on the Marxist theory of conflict, this paper examines the extent of precarious working conditions and exploitation of workers in the Nigerian informal economy....
- "MAD" ENOUGH TO KILL: ENSLAVED WOMEN, MURDER, AND SOUTHERN COURTS. King, Wilma // Journal of African American History;Winter2007, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p37
The article presents a comparison between two capital cases in Missouri which link the enslaved women, Nelly and Celia, together through age, legal status and madness. It stresses that the analysis of the cases offers an insight into sexual exploitations, community standards, color, class and...
- Techno-Sweatshops. Ross, Andrew // Tikkun;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p57
Explores the exploitation of knowledge for the pursuit of economic development. Discussions on the economics of mental slavery; Social conditions of contractual workers; Comments on overworking and underpayment. INSET: Rebecca Goldstein.
- CIA: The World Factbook: Barbados. // CIA World Fact Book;2006, p24
The article presents information on the Barbados. The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. Slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses...
- Bits of Barbados. Welch, Monique // Women & Environments International Magazine;Fall/Winter2005, Issue 68/69, p47
The article focuses on the initiative of the Barbadian government to sell its acquired land for commercial or residential use to improve its tourism sector. A decline in profits from the sugarcane industry influenced the tourism-oriented development in the country. There is a concern on the...
- Child labor. Frank, A. L. // Toxicology & Industrial Health;Feb2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p79
The author reflects on the issue of child labor, which happens everywhere, particularly in the third world countries. Accordingly, there are some 70% of the world's workforce that has been engaged in agricultural pursuits and children, more particularly in the developed and industrializing...
- 'Creativity loves constraints': The paradox of Google's twenty percent time. Walker, Abe // Ephemera: Theory & Politics in Organization;Nov2011, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p369
This article takes as its central object of study Google's innovative time off program, colloquially known as '20 Percent Time'. This program represents a radical departure from conventional approaches to organizing the workday, and is quickly gaining traction in the technology sector and...