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Slaving Away: The ‘Black Brick Kilns Scandal’ Ten Years On

Franceschini, Ivan

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In the spring and summer of 2007, bands of aggrieved parents roamed the Chinese countryside looking for their missing children, whom they learned had been kidnapped and sold as slaves to illegal kilns. Thanks to the involvement of Chinese media and civil society, the so-called ‘black brick kilns incident’ became one of the most remarkable stories of popular mobilisation and resistance in contemporary China. Now that ten years have passed, are there any lessons that we can draw from this moment...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2018-04
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/205368
DOI: 10.22459/MIC.04.2018.24
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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