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Modern slavery and human trafficking: Twin evils from the past hunting the present and future

Sudha Menon

225 pages
Arcler Education Inc
This book reflects the dark realities of modern slavery and human trafficking and analyses the horrifying human and social cost of these processes. Adopting an eclectic and multidisciplinary approach, this book offers a profound understanding on modern slavery and human trafficking and its devastating consequences on human lives. The book covers a wide variety of themes including the legacy of modern slavery, economic exploitation of migrants, patterns of exploitation, globalisation and the changing nature of slavery and the policy response towards human trafficking and slavery. The book that unflinchingly illustrates the torments endured by the powerless victims of slavery and human trafficking is ideal for undergraduate and graduate students of International Law, Human Rights, Sociology, Political Science and International Relations.
Author Bio
Dr. Sudha Menon is a freelance consultant, researcher, activist and NGO professional based in India with more than 17 years of experience in social sector documentation and public policy research. She holds MA and PhD in Political Science from University of Kerala. Since 2009, she has been working for the economic empowerment of informal sector women workers in South Asia. She is the author of 12 books and many research papers published in reputed journals and magazines. Currently she serves as the Trust Council Member of ‘Citizens Rights Watch’, an international NGO based in London.