Human Bondage: Tracing Its Roots in India Lakshmidhar Mishra

ISBN: 9788132105602

Published: July 11th 2011

Hardcover

487 pages


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Human Bondage: Tracing Its Roots in India  by  Lakshmidhar Mishra

Human Bondage: Tracing Its Roots in India by Lakshmidhar Mishra
July 11th 2011 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 487 pages | ISBN: 9788132105602 | 7.48 Mb

Thisin-depth study of bonded labor with special focus on how the system exists in Indiaprovides a detailed analysis of the historical, social, and cultural context in which bondage has developed. The author discusses the socio-economicMoreThisin-depth study of bonded labor with special focus on how the system exists in Indiaprovides a detailed analysis of the historical, social, and cultural context in which bondage has developed.

The author discusses the socio-economic characteristics that accompany bondage: caste, illiteracy, landlessness and land tenure issues, alienation of land, lack of skills, poor employment and wage conditions, indebtedness, migration, and globalization. Extreme forms of bondage, including child labor, trafficking in women and children, and social forms like devadasis and yoginis have also been covered.

The book is essentially about human freedom and dignity the quintessence of human existence and the forces that rob them, the dispossessed victims, consequences of dispossession, and ways and means of restoration.



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