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Kevin Bales

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780520245068

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520245068.001.0001

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Globalization and Redemption

Globalization and Redemption

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(p.112) Chapter 6 Globalization and Redemption
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Understanding Global Slavery
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Kevin Bales

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520245068.003.0006

This chapter has two main goals. First, it explains how slavery mirrors other economic pursuits in becoming globalized. Second, it looks at the traditional types of slavery practiced in Mauritania and Sudan, in order to take up the thorny question of the “redemption” of slaves in Sudan and to shed a little light on this problem by contextualizing it historically and socially.

Keywords:   slavery, globalization, Mauritania, Sudan, redemption, slaves

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