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This paper addresses the deepening vulnerability of both domestic and international migrant workers to contemporary slave labour and the challenges for its eradication in the Brazilian Amazonian state of Mato Grosso. Drawing upon the experiences of 40 workers 'rescued' from contemporary slave labour, the paper shows that the repetitive experiences of contemporary slave labour by subjects and the authoritarian turn in Brazil evokes a conceptual reinterpretation of solidarity and its operationalization. It must move away from the distinct liberal approach in the state paradigm to focus on class and agrarian based solidarity and their understanding of liberation. The paper redefines solidarity as structural and relational notion that engages with the epistemic insight of unfree workers to define the terms of their own freedom, pointing towards humanizing, and self-emancipating alternatives that challenge roots of class oppression and slave labour.
- labour migration
- migrant workers
- unfree labour
- contemporary slave labour
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1/10/21 → 30/09/24
Project: Research Fellowship
So who is building sustainable development? Transforming exploitative labour along southern corridor (GCRF)
Garvey, B. & Stewart, P.
1/09/18 → 28/02/21
- 1 Citations
- 1 Book
Informalidade e Proteção dos Trabalhadores Imigrantes: Navegando pelo Humanitarismo, Securitização e Dignidade
Virginio, F. (ed.) & I-miGRa, (ed.), 7 Feb 2022, São Paulo. 92 p. Translated title of the contribution: Informality and Protection of Immigrant Workers: navigating humanitarianism, securitisation, and dignity
Research output: Book/Report › Book