Voluntary slavery and the limits of the market
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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English


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Statementby Debra Satz.
SeriesLegal theory workshop series -- LTW 2006-2007 (4)
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19930672M

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. J. S. Mill on Coolie Labour and Voluntary Slavery. David Schwan. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (4) () 21 (4) ().   An Economy Built on Slavery. Building a commercial enterprise out of the wilderness required labor and lots of it. For much of the s, the American colonies operated as . Voluntary slavery, in theory, is the condition of slavery entered into at a point of voluntary is distinguished from involuntary slavery where an individual is forced to a period of servitude usually as punishment for a crime. In practice, however, the term is often a euphemism used to hide conditions of slavery which are, in fact, less than completely voluntary.