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Louise Waite

Louise Waite is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Leeds, UK. Her research interests focus on discourses of ‘modern slavery’, unfree/forced labour and exploitative work among asylum seekers and refugees. She has published in a range of peer reviewed journals and in recent collaborative books
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The Modern Slavery Agenda

Policy, Politics and Practice

Modern slavery is growing despite the introduction of laws to try to stem it. This is the first book critically to assess the legislation, using evidence from across the field, and to offer strategies for improvement in policy and practice.

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Precarious Lives

Forced Labour, Exploitation and Asylum

Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC-ND licence. Engaging with contemporary debates about precarity, unfreedom and socio-legal status, this ground breaking book presents the first evidence of forced labour among displaced migrants who seek refuge in the UK.

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