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Unformatted text preview: Chattel Slavery Chattel slavery involves outright ownership of the slave by a master, but there are forms of partial slavery where an individual is tied to the land, or to another person, by legal obligations, as in serfdom or indentured labour. Both Wage slavery is compared to slavery, specifically to chattel slavery, the institution where one person owns another person as property. This means that even with the abolition of chattel slavery, many individuals do not experience meaningful freedom and that one class of persons methodically acquires wealth that rightfully belongs to another. Instances of wage slavery that show the most similarity to chattel slavery occur in societies where educational opportunities are limited ....
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course ECON 412 taught by Professor Jiggly during the Spring '11 term at Jefferson College.
- Spring '11