Posts by Alessandra Mezzadri

Alessandra Mezzadri, Lecturer in Development Studies, SOAS

Modern slavery and the gendered paradoxes of labour unfreedom

Alessandra Mezzadri

Why labour unfreedom is a more useful category than modern slavery to challenge exploitative working relations at home and abroad Since the financial crisis, the partial recovery of profitability of business has happened at the expenses of workers worldwide. In the UK, improvements in employment rates have been paralleled by a decline in real wages. Abroad, countries hosting global labour-intensive … Continue reading

26 July 2016 by Alessandra Mezzadri
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