Slavery today / Ronald D. Lankford, Jr., book editor

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Subjects: Slavery--United States--History--21st century
Human trafficking--United States
Slave labor--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2010
Series: At issue
At issue. Social Issues
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: 137 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Lankford, Ronald D., Jr., 1962-
Notes: LCCN: 2009020987
ISBN: 9780737744408 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0737744405 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780737744415 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0737744413 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Slavery in the United States is a serious problem -- Slavery is a serious international problem -- Important facts about slavery today -- Slavery is different today versus yesterday -- Human trafficking assumes many forms -- Sex slavery is practiced in the United States -- Human trafficking in the United States is difficult to document -- Enormity of slavery problem overwhelms aid workers -- Economic development can end slavery -- Economic development causes slavery -- Slave labor exists in the United States: agricultural industry -- Prison labor is state-funded slavery -- Reparations for slavery no longer has public support -- Reparations for past injustices is an ethical issue -- Slavery must be abolished again -- Religion can play a role in abolishing slavery today
OCLC Number: 317921283
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737744408