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Getting what we want: experience and impact in research with survivors of slavery (2016)
Book Chapter
Bales, K. (2016). Getting what we want: experience and impact in research with survivors of slavery. In D. Siegel, & R. D. Wildt (Eds.), Ethical concerns in research on human trafficking, 173-190. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-21521-1_11

This chapter examines the ethical and moral dilemmas present in conducting research within vulnerable populations. In particular, we explore the process of conducting interviews with trafficking victims that identify as transient minor sex workers. I... Read More

Forced marriage, slavery, and plural legal systems: an African example (2016)
Journal Article
Sarich, J., Olivier, M., & Bales, K. (2016). Forced marriage, slavery, and plural legal systems: an African example. Human Rights Quarterly, 48(2), 450-476. doi:10.1353/hrq.2016.0030

Slavery, long abolished under international law, left a devastating imprint on Africa. However, enslavement of women through forced marriages remains a common phenomenon in many African states. These African states share the common feature of legal p... Read More