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Bibliography VSU 2013

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Anderson, Bridget: 2000, Doing the Dirty Work? The Global Politics of Domestic Labour, London – New York: Zed Books (Chapter 8: The Legacy of Slavery: The Amercian South and Contemporary Domestic Workers, 126-158). [Weber CC 1]

Angenendt,Steffen: Irregular Migration as an International Problem. Risks and Options, SWP Research Paper 2008/RP 04, July 2008, [Angenendt, Lecture and Seminar]

Angenendt, Steffen: Mobility Partnerships – The Future of European Migration Policy?, in: Migration and Development, Nr. 2, 2012, S. 216-228..  [Angenendt, Lecture and Seminar]


Brass, Tom: 2011, Unfree labour as primitive accumulation? In: Capital & Class 35 (1): 23-38. [Cyrus, CC 2]


Davis, Angela Y. / Shaylor, Cassandra: Race, Gender, and the Prison Industrial Complex: California and Beyond, in: Meridians, Vol. 2, No. 1 (2001), pp. 1-25. [Finzsch/Njeri, Lecture and Workshop]

Davis, Robert / War, Holy / Bondage, Human: Tales of Christian-Muslim Slavery in the Early-Modern Mediterranean, Chapter II: Race Slavery and Faith Slavery, Oxford 2009, pp. 9-27. [Ressel, Seminar]


Eggebø, Helga: 'With a Heavy Heart': Ethics, Emotions and Rationality in Norwegian, Published by: on behalf of British Sociological Association, originally published online 23 July 2012 (The online version of this article can be found at: <>. [Anderson, Workshop]

European Court of Human Rights: case of Siliadin v. France; pages 1 to 20 and 30 to 44. [Sudhof / Wenckebach, Seminar]


Fage, J. D.: Slaves and Society in Western Africa, c. 1445 - c. 1700, in: Journal of African History, 21 (1980), pp. 289-310. [Wimmler Seminar]

Fontenay, Michel (2008): „Esclaves et/ou captifs: préciser les concepts“, in: Kaiser, Wolfgang (ed.): Le commerce des captifs. Les intermédiaires dans l’échange et le rachat des prisonniers en Méditerranée, XVe–XVIIIe siècle. Rome 2008, pp. 15-24. [Ressel, Seminar]


Gillespie, Alexander: The Early Middle Ages, in: Gillespie, Alexander: A History of the Laws of War: Volume 1. The Customs and Laws of War with Regards to Combatants and Captives, Oxford and Portland, Oregon 2011, pp. 119-157. [Eisermann, Seminar]

GLOBAL ALLIANCE AGAINST FORCED LABOUR, (GAAFL) 2005 Global Report under the Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work International labour conference 93rd Session, report 1B Geneva: International Labour Office. [Anderson, Lecture]

Gunst, Peter, ‘The Agrarian Systems of Central and Eastern Europe,’ in: Daniel Chirot (ed.), The Origins of  Backwardness in Eastern Europe: Economics and Politics from the Middle Ages until the Early Twentieth Century, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1989, pp. 53-91. [Kochanowicz, Lecture and Seminar]

Gottschall/Schwarzkopf: "Legal and institutional incentives for undocumented work in private households in Germany" (available at; pages 47-53 (again: page numeration of the (printed) document, not the pdf).[Sudhof /  Wenckebach, Seminar]


Herbert, Ulrich: 2000, Forced Labourers in the Third Reich: An Overview, in: International Labour and Working Class History 58 (Fall): 192-218. [Weber, CC 1]

Holst/Singe: "Precariousness and Informality – Work and Employment in the German Parcel and Delivery Industry" (available at; pages  58 (page 64 of the pdf) to 61 (67 of the pdf); Pages 64 to 69 (again: page numeration of the document, not the pdf). [Sudhof / Wenckebach, Seminar]


Jones, Thomas H., The Experience of Rev. Thomas H. Jones, Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years. Written by a Friend, as Related to Him by Brother Jones. New Bedford: E. Anthony &Sons, 1885 (erste Aufl. 1854), elektronische Ausgabe in Documenting the American South. [Lecture and Seminar Martschukat]


Kaiser, Wolfgang: Introduction, in: Ibid. (ed.): Le commerce des captifs. Les intermédiaires dans l’échange et le rachat des prisonniers en Méditerranée, XVe–XVIIIe siècle, Rome 2008, pp. 1-14. [Ressel, Seminar]


Kochanowicz, Jacek, ‘The Polish Economy and the Evolution of Dependency,’ in: Daniel Chirot (ed.), The Origins of Backwardness in Eastern Europe. Economics and Politics from the Middle Age until the Early Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989, p. 92 130. [Kochanowicz, Lecture and Seminar]

Kochanowicz, Jacek, ‘Between Submission and Violence: Peasant Resistance in the Polish Manorial Economy of the Eighteenth Century,’ in: Forrest D. Colburn (ed.),  Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance, Armonk, N.Y.: M.E.Sharpe, Inc. 1989. [Kochanowicz, Lecture and Seminar]

Kolchin, Peter: 1980, In Defense of Servitude: American Proslavery and Russian Proserfdom Arguments, 1760-1860, in: The American Historical Review 85 (4): 809-827. [Weber CC1I]


Lerche, Jens: 2011, The Unfree Labour Category and Unfree Labour Estimates: A Continuum within Low-End Labour Relations. Manchester Papers in Political Economy no. 10. Manchester: Centre for the Study of Political Economy; [Cyrus CC 2]


McKee, Sally: 2008, Domestic Slavery in Renaissance Italy, in: Slavery & Abolition 29-3: 305-326. [Weber CC 1                                                 9

Mellafe, Rolando: 5. Slavery and Society [and] 6. Abolition and Alternatives to Slavery, in: Mellafe, Rolando: Negro Slavery in Latin America, University of California Press 1975, pp. 100-145. [Velázquez Castro, Lecture and Seminar]

Morgan, Jamie; Olsen, Wendy: 2009, Unfreedom as the Shadow of Freedom: An initial contribution to the meaning of unfree labour. Manchester papers in Political Economy 02/09, Manchester: Centre for the Study of Political Economy. [Cyrus CC 2]

Munro, Vanessa E.: 2008, Of Rights and Rhetoric: Discourses of Degradation and Exploitation in the Context of Sex Trafficking, in: Journal of Law and Society 35 (2): 240-264. [Cyrus, CC 2]


O’CONNELL DAVIDSON, JULIA:  New slavery, old binaries: human trafficking and the borders of ‘freedom’, Global Networks 10, 2 (2010) 244–261. ISSN 1470–2266. © 2010. [Anderson, Lecture]


O'Neill, John: 2011, Varieties of Unfreedom. Manchester Papers in Political Economy no. 4. Manchester: Centre for the Study of Political Economy; [Cyrus CC 2] - [O'Neill, Lecture and Seminar]


Patterson, Orlando: Constituent Elements of Slavery, in: Beckles, Hilary / Sheperd, Verene A. (Hg.): Caribbean Slavery in the Atlantic World. A Student Reader, Jamaica (Ian Randle Publishers) 2000, S. 32-41. [Weber, CC 1]

Patterson, Orlando: Freedom, Slavery, and the Modern Construction of Rights, in: Hans Joas / Klaus Wiegandt (eds.): The Cultural Values of Europe. Liverpool (Liverpool Univ. Press) 2008, pp. 115-151. [Weber CC 1]

Patterson, Orlando: 1991, Freedom in the Making of Western Culture, New York: Basic Books (Chapter 13: The Triumph of the Roman Freedman, 227-257). [Weber, CC 1]

Patterson, Orlando (1982): Slavery and social death. A comparative study. Cambridge 1982, Introduction, pp. 1-14. [Ressel, Seminar / Martschukat, Lecture and Seminar]

Pecoud, Antoine; Geiger, Martin: 2011, The Politics of International Migration Management, in: Geiger, M.; Pecoud, A.: The Politics of International Migration Management, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 1-19. [Cyrus, CC 2]

Pfaff, John F.: The Empirics of Prison Growth: A critical Review and Path Forward, in: The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology (1973-), Vol. 98, No. 2 (Winter, 2008), pp. 547-619. [Finzsch/Njeri: Lecture and Workshop]


Rogaly, Ben: 2008, Migrant Workers in the ILO’s Global Alliance against Forced Labour Report: a critical appraisal, in: Third World Quarterly 29 (7): 14311447. [Cyrus, CC 2]


Standing, Guy: 2011, A Politics of Paradise, in: Standing, G.: The Precariat. The New Dangerous Class, New York: Bloomsbury (Chapter 7: 155-183). [Cyrus, CC 2]


Van der Linden, Marcel: 1997, The Origins, Spread and Normalization of Free Labour, in: Tom Brass u.a.: Free and Unfree Labour, Bern: Peter Lang. [Cyrus CC 2]

Vogel, Dita / Kovacheva, Vesela / Prescott, Hannah: The Size of the Irregular Migrant Population in the European Union – Counting the Uncountable?, in: International Migration _ 2011 / IOM Published by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2011. [Vogel, Lecture and Seminar]


WEITZER, R. 2007. The Social Construction of Sex Trafficking: Ideology ad Institutionalization of a Moral Crusade. Politics and society, 35 (3), 447-475. [Anderson, Lecture]

Wertheimer, Alan; Zwolinski, Matt: 2013,Exploitation, in: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2013 Edition), edited by Edward N. Zalta. [Cyrus, CC 2]