Ch.12 notes - Ch. 12. Labor Forces *Modern Slavery...

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Ch. 12. Labor Forces *Modern Slavery Worldwide -more people are held in bondage than in any time in history: - 12—27 million people worldwide - 600,000 to 800,000 are trafficked across borders each year -perhaps 50,000 hidden in U.S. -modern slaves can be found laboring as servants or concubines in Sudan, as child “carpet slaves” in India, or as cane-cutters in Haiti & southern Pakistan -anti-slavery International was founded in 1839 as the British and Foreign Anti-slavery society. Much work remains. *The “traditional” Family -the “traditional” family—a wage-earning father & stay-at-home mom—is most typical of the middle classes from the mid 19 th to late 20 th centuries. *Women & Work -in pre-industrial societies,, everyone worked to survive -in industrial societies, single, immigrant, & lower class women usually have worked. -rich nation labor markets have become more suited to women: -decline in heavy manufacturing (e.g. steel making or ship building) -rise in services (e.g. sales, clerical work, care-giving)
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2008 for the course CBA 300 taught by Professor Horne during the Fall '08 term at CSU Long Beach.

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Ch.12 notes - Ch. 12. Labor Forces *Modern Slavery...

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