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Buying freedom: the ethics and economics of slave redemption

Author: Appiah, Kwame Anthony ; Bunzl, MartinPublisher: Princeton University Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 283 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0691130108Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HT800 .B89 2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Buying Freedom: The Ethics and Economics of Slave Redemption Contents Foreword Kevin Bales Introduction Kwame Anthony Appiah and Martin Bunzl PART I: THE ECONOMICS OF REDEMPTION Chapter 1: Some Simple Analytics of Slave Redemption Dean S. Karlan and Alan B. Krueger Chapter 2: Slave Redemption When It Takes Time to Redeem Slaves Carol Ann Rogers and Kenneth A. Swinnerton Chapter 3: An Exploration of the Worst Forms of Child Labor: Is Redemption a Viable Option? Arnab K. Basu and Nancy H. Chau Chapter 4: Slavery, Freedom, and Sen Stanley Engerman Chapter 5: Freedom, Servitude, and Voluntary Contracts Jonathan Conning and Michael Kevane PART II: ANTHROPOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 6: Slavery and Slave Redemption in the Sudan Jok Madut Jok Chapter 7: Dilemmas in the Practice of Rachat in French West Africa E. Ann McDougall PART III: HISTORICAL CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 8: The End of Serfdom in Russia--Lessons for Sudan? Lisa D. Cook Chapter 9: Conflicting Imperatives: Black and White American Abolitionists Debate Slave Redemption Margaret M. R. Kellow vii 1 7 9 20 37 77 108 141 143 158 179 181 200 Chapter 10: Frederick Douglass and the Politics of Slave Redemptions John Stauffer PART IV: PHILOSOPHICAL CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 11: The Moral Quandary of Slave Redemption Howard McGary Chapter 12: The Next Best Thing Martin Bunzl Chapter 13: What's Wrong with Slavery? Kwame Anthony Appiah Appendix: "They Call Us Animals," Testimonies of Abductees and Slaves in Sudan Jok Madut Jok List of Contributors Index 213 223 225 235 249 259 269 271

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