The modern use of slave labor in the production of agriculture takes many forms. In Brazil, the ability of powerful landowners to repress poor workers is an important element of large-scale agricultural production. In South Asia, cultural norms and traditions are used to exploit the most vulnerable communities. In both examples, inequity and poverty are implicit, and debt is a tool used to legitimize bondage.
"A Growing Concern: Modern Slavery and Agricultural Production in Brazil and South Asia,"
Human Rights & Human Welfare: Vol. 8:
1, Article 37.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/hrhw/vol8/iss1/37