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the state of being under the control of another person

the practice of owning slaves

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work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay

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The Atlantic slave trade and Chattel slavery in the Caribbean--whether English, Spanish, French, Danish, Dutch or other--are not topics or themes which are popular in the media, academia, in museums or with the general public in European nations.
Thus all too often the transition from formal chattel slavery to legal emancipation left the population in a situation of defacto bondage enforced by formal rules of attachment to wage labour and laws binding the former slaves to land they did not own.
The doctrine of racial inferiority became more than the proffered rationale explaining the anomaly of chattel slavery in a free society.
The fact must also be faced that the Emancipation Proclamation--prelude to the full abolition of chattel slavery and the holding of people as property--was conceived as a limited war measure only.
In an attempt to avoid the "usual suspects" as speakers for the reparations movement, the organizers of the August 17 rally on the Mall offered few who actually addressed the history and status of the reparations movement and the role of reparations in healing the rage, racial divisiveness, and other harms attendant to chattel slavery and its continuing vestiges.
Cameron warned that cloning was the "watershed" issue in the larger battle over whether it will be acceptable to turn humans into manufactured commodities owned by others, the only parallel for which is chattel slavery.
They and their descendants were the only Americans ever to be held in chattel slavery.
Drawing insight from American chattel slavery and the situation of the German Jews during the 1930s, the author argues that to be oppressed is to be unjustly denied the opportunity for what the author calls "resilient autonomy.
On the one hand, by concentrating exclusively on the use of "slavery" as a kind of generalized and generalizing metaphor, Randall and Armstrong effectively ignore those poems that directly address the phenomenon of chattel slavery in America and the colonies.
After the recent right-wing coup d'etat and the nomination of an attorney general who yearns for the good old days of chattel slavery, it was a special thrill to see an intelligent, well-crafted movie that clearly illustrates the way in which totalitarian regimes, always claiming to be creating an ideal society, inevitably destroy everything that makes life worth living.
Our proposal is that we reintroduce chattel slavery, -- but this time on an optional basis, for all those facing the prospect of social exclusion.
Now, at last, the radical, courageous, and pioneering opponent of chattel slavery has a biography worthy of him.
Criminologist Elliot Currie has observed that imprisonment is the most thoroughly implemented social experiment in modem American history, with the United States itself based since its founding on penal servitude and chattel slavery.
This has resulted in a hodgepodge of terms and definitions covering chattel slavery, debt bondage and forced prostitution, as well as such divergent conditions as incest, organ harvesting and prison labor.
The struggle to dismantle the apartheid regime is so similar to the struggles in the Caribbean and the Americas to dismantle the system of chattel slavery and segregation.