Joel Quirk is Professor in Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. His research focuses upon slavery and abolition, human mobility and human rights, repairing historical wrongs, and the history and politics of sub-Saharan Africa. Joel is currently a member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project, where he serves as Rapporteur. Your can follow him on twitter at @joelquirk.
Published in: Sobre trata y esclavitudLa política de los números: el Índice Global de esclavitud y el mercado del activismo
El Índice global de esclavitud presenta graves errores de tipo metodológico, sin embargo, sigue siendo citado de...
Week 1: Introducing the global challenge of forced and precarious labour
Human trafficking and 'modern slavery' are the tip of the iceberg. Dive into the course to see the full depth.
Week 5: Legal rights and workplace protections for migrant workers
It's not a question of 'what can be done?', but one of 'what are we willing to do?'
Week 8: Strategies for combating forced and precarious labour
What is to be done?
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and SlaveryIn whom should we trust? Regulation and responsibility in global supply chains
What is the best strategy for combating labour abuses in global supply chains? Should we continue with ‘corporate...
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and SlaveryFollow the evidence: our series on 'research and representation'
BTS editors introduce the research methods stream of our ‘possible futures’ project, arguing that a stronger and...