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Children’s educational labour as slave labour

Child Labour in Global Society

ISBN: 978-1-78350-779-5, eISBN: 978-1-78350-780-1

ISSN: 1537-4661

Publication date: 11 June 2014


This compulsory dispossession, exploitation and consumption of labour power reflects and reinforces the power distribution between children and adults in modern societies, doing so in a way resembling that between chattel slaves and their owners.



(2014), "Children’s educational labour as slave labour", Child Labour in Global Society (Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, Vol. 17), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 107-147.



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