This Immoral Trade (New Edition)
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About "This Immoral Trade (New Edition)"
Slavery remains rampant worldwide. It is estimated that more than 27m slaves exist today, ranging from prostitutes in London to indentured workers in Burma. This popularly written but carefully researched volume has been comprehensively updated. It includes a chapter on different forms of contemporary slavery, a chapter on the Christian roots of the anti-slavery movement, and three detailed case studies, on Sudan, Burma and Uganda. This new edition also includes a special chapter on the Dalits of India, and a section on human trafficking, both with arresting and disturbing case histories. It concludes with a important chapter on action readers can take.
Meet the Author
Baroness Caroline Cox
Baroness Cox was until recently Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords, and a notable advocate of human rights around the world. Her story was told in Voice of the Voiceless, recently she has authored The Immoral Trade highlighting the continuance of slavery and forced prostitution and Islam, Islamism and the West: Is Idiological Islam Compatible with Liberal Democracy? (2005); Baroness Cox has had a career in Academic, Political and Social Justice fields unashamedly as a Christian, and most recently has been appointed Chancellor of Hope University in Liverpool.