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Modern Slavery Disclosure Regulation and Global Supply Chains: Insights from Stakeholder Narratives on the UK Modern Slavery Act.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Business Ethics. Oct2022, Vol. 180 Issue 2, p455-479. 25p. 4 Charts.

Abstract: The purpose of this article is to problematise a particular social transparency and disclosure regulation in the UK, that transcend national boundaries in order to control (modern) slavery in supply chains operating in the developing world. Drawing on ...

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Outsourcing the enforcement of modern slavery: Overcoming the limitations of a market-based disclosure model.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Industrial Relations. Apr2022, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p223-247. 25p.

Abstract: Recent legislative efforts to address modern slavery emphasise corporate disclosure as the primary regulatory tool. New modern slavery disclosure laws harden the expectation that business will conduct itself responsibly; however, they are founded on a ...

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Insiders by Analogy: Slaves in the Great Ming Code.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Slavery & Abolition. Sep2022, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p460-481. 22p. 3 Charts.

Abstract: This article seeks to reinforce arguments that a genuinely global history of slavery is possible only if we examine the nature and dynamics of chattel and bonded status in parts of the world that have been largely ignored in slavery studies. Although s...

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The Neapolitan Enlightenment and the Conceptual Challenges of Antislavery Legislation in Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of the History of Ideas. Jul2022, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p431-450. 20p.

Abstract: The article presents the discussion on Neapolitan publicists imagining the power of foreign magistrates and laws as obstacles standing in the way of liberty, justice, happiness, and wealth. Topics include criticism of ancient régime inequality, corpora...

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"Observant of the Laws of this Commonwealth": A Free Black Family between Forced Migration and Slave Capitalism.

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Source(s): Journal of the Early Republic. Fall2022, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p1-32. 32p.

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Abstract: In 1860, with the Civil War looming, David and Elizabeth Frazier (a free Black couple), petitioned for a legal exemption to an 1806 statute demanding that any newly-freed African Americans emigrate from the Commonwealth within a year of their emancipat...

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Unfreedom: Enslaving in New Jersey Through Gradual Abolition and Emancipation.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Slavery & Abolition. Sep2022, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p613-631. 19p.

Abstract: In 1804, New Jersey (NJ) legislators enacted a 'Law for Gradual Abolition.' However, this act did not free a single person nor did the 1846 'Act to Abolish Slavery,' when all those still enslaved became 'apprentices for life.' Contributing to the growi...

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How Much Do We Really Know About Somerset v. Stewart (1772)? The Missing Evidence of Contemporary Newspapers.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Slavery & Abolition. Sep2022, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p574-593. 20p.

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Abstract: This essay examines contemporary English newspapers as sources for Somerset v. Stewart (1772), the landmark trial of the slave, James Somerset. The trial, on a habeas corpus contested by Charles Stewart, Somerset's alleged owner, was headed by William ...

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The UK construction and facilities management sector's response to the Modern Slavery Act: An intra‐industry initiative against modern slavery.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Business Strategy & Development. Sep2021, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p279-293. 15p.

Abstract: The United Kingdom's Modern Slavery Act exposed companies to a new ethical challenge in their supply chains. An estimated 40.3 million people worldwide are in modern slavery, working in a range of supply chains, including construction and facilities ma...

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LAW FOR BLACK RADICAL LIBERATION.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Boston Review; Spring2022, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p147-161, 15p

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Abstract: The article informs on laws governing the protection of the institution of slavery in the U.S. It mentions the Constitution will afford slavery no protection when it shall cease to be administered by slaveholders, meanwhile, specific constitutional pro...

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