Author profile: Gary Craig

Gary Craig is Emeritus Professor of Social Justice at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation at the University of Hull, UK and visiting Professor at four other universities. He is co-convenor of a network of organisations called the Modern Slavery Research Consortium. His recent publications include: Child Slavery Now (ed) (2010) Bristol: Policy Press; The experience of Forced labour in the food industry (with S Scott and AY Geddes) (2012) York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation; Understanding ‘race’ and ethnicity, (ed.) (2018) (2nd edn) with K. Atkin et al., Bristol: Policy Press; Forced labour in the UK (with A Geddes and S Scott)(2013) York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation; ‘The invisibilisation of “race” in public policy’, (2013) Critical Social Policy, November; ‘They never talk about multiculturalism’, (2014) with Hannah Lewis, Policy and Politics, January; Community Organising against Racism (ed.) (2017) Policy Press; A global handbook on social justice (ed.)(2018) Edward Elgar.

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

The Modern Slavery Act has been shown to be deficient in many important regards and continuing to claim it as ‘world-leading’ is now a more hollow claim than ever before.

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: World-leading or a Timid Start?

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: World-leading or a Timid Start?

It has become clear that both the scale of modern slavery is much larger than presumed, and that its scope is much wider. New forms of slavery are becoming apparent.

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