Slavery in international law: Of human exploitation and trafficking

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With the advent, in the twenty-first century, of the trafficking conventions and the criminalisation of enslavement before the International Criminal Court, the need to establish the black-letter law dealing with human exploitation has become acute.Slavery in International Law sets out the applicable law of human exploitation in the various sub-areas of international law, including general international law, human rights law, humanitarian law, labour law and the law of the sea; so as to create an overall understanding of what constitutes, in law, slavery and lesser types of human exploitation including: forced labour and servitudes such as debt bondage or servile marriage, as set out in the established definition of ‘trafficking in persons’
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLeiden Netherlands
Number of pages428
ISBN (Electronic)9789004235731
ISBN (Print)9789004186958
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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