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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

Abstract

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.

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(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. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1537-466120140000017015

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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