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Recent Publications (Selected)

Genevieve LeBaron & Andreas Ruhmkorf (2017) ‘The Domestic Politics of Corporate Accountability Legislation: Struggles Over the 2015 UK Modern Slavery Act.’ Socio-Economic Review (forthcoming). 

Andrew Crane, Genevieve LeBaron, Jean Allain & Laya Behbahani (2017) ‘Governance Gaps in Eradicating Forced Labor: From Global to Domestic Supply Chains.’ Regulation & Governance. Early view.

Genevieve LeBaron & Andreas Ruhmkorf (2017) ‘Steering CSR Through Home State Regulation: A Comparison of the Impact of the UK Bribery Act and Modern Slavery Act on Global Supply Chain Governance.’ Global Policy Journal 8(3): 15-28.

Genevieve LeBaron, Jane Lister & Peter Dauvergne (2017) ‘Governing Global Supply Chain Sustainability Through the Ethical Audit Regime.’ Globalizations. 

Genevieve LeBaron, Jane Lister & Peter Dauvergne (2017) ‘The New Gatekeeper: Ethical Audits as a Mechanism of Global Value Chain Governance.’ In A. Claire Cutler & Thomas Dietz (eds) The Political Economy of Private Transnational Governance by ContractRoutledge, pp. 97-114.

Genevieve LeBaron (2017) ‘Women and Unfree Labor in the Global Political Economy.’ In Juanita Elias and Adrienne Roberts (eds) The Handbook of Gender and International Political Economy. Edward Elgar.

Genevieve LeBaron & Joel Quirk (2016) ‘Can Corporations Be Trusted to Tackle Modern Slavery? Introducing the Terms of Debate‘

Genevieve LeBaron (2016) ‘Mandatory Transparency, Discretionary Disclosure.’ and

Genevieve LeBaron (2016) ‘Slavery, People Trafficking, and Forced Labour: Implications for Development.’ In Jean Grugel & Daniel Hammett (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of International Development, Palgrave, 381-398.

Genevieve LeBaron & Jane Lister (2016) ‘Ethical Audits and the Supply Chains of Global Corporations.’ SPERI Global Political Economy Brief.

Nicola Phillips, Genevieve LeBaron & Sara Wallin (2016) Mapping and Measuring the Effectiveness of Disclosure Requirements for Global Supply Chains. Commissioned report for the International Labour Organization. Geneva.

Genevieve LeBaron (2016) ‘Contemporary Truths in Manon Lescaut: A Powerful Glimpse into Modern Slavery.’ Royal Opera House.

Neil Howard & Genevieve LeBaron (2016) ‘Making Supply Chains Work for Workers? The 2016 International Labour Conference and Beyond.’

Genevieve LeBaron & Jane Lister (2015) ‘Benchmarking Global Supply Chains: The Power of the ‘Ethical Audit’ Regime.’ Review of International Studies, 41(5), 905-924.

Joel Quirk & Genevieve LeBaron (2015) ‘The Use and Abuse of History: Slavery and its Contemporary Legacies.’

Colin Hay, Scott Lavery, Martin Craig, Genevieve LeBaron, Thomas Hastings, Hannah Lambie-Mumford, Daniela Tepe-Belfrage, Andrew Gamble, Adam Barber, Craig Berry & Tony Payne (2015) Inequality Redux. SPERI Paper No. 22.

Genevieve LeBaron (2015) Review of ‘Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work.’ Perspectives on Politics 13(4), 92-94.

Genevieve LeBaron (2015) Review of ‘Occupying Political Science: The Occupy Wall Street Movement from New York to the World.’ Global Policy Journal. 

Genevieve LeBaron & Neil Howard (eds) (2014) Forced Labour in the Global EconomyLondon: openDemocracy.

Genevieve LeBaron (2014) ‘Subcontracting is Not Illegal, but Is It Unethical? Business Ethics, Forced Labor, and Economic Success.’ Brown Journal of World Affairs, 20(2), 237-249.

Peter Dauvergne & Genevieve LeBaron (2014) Protest Inc: The Corporatization of Activism. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

Genevieve LeBaron (2014) ‘Time to Get Serious About Forced Labour in Supply Chains.’

Genevieve LeBaron (2014) ‘Reconceptualising Debt Bondage: Debt as a Class-Based Form of Labor Discipline.’ Critical Sociology 40(5): 763-780.

Genevieve LeBaron (2014) ‘Unfree Labour Beyond Binaries: Insecurity, Social Hierarchy, and Labour Market Restructuring.’ International Feminist Journal of Politics, 17(1), 1-19.

Genevieve LeBaron & Andrew Crane (2013) ‘Hidden in Plain Sight: Slavery on a High Street Near You.’ The Guardian.

Jean Allain, Andrew Crane, Genevieve LeBaron & Laya Behbahani (2013) Forced Labour’s Business Models and Supply Chains. York, UK: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Peter Dauvergne & Genevieve LeBaron (2013) ‘The Social Costs of Environmental Solutions.’ New Political Economy 18(3), 410-430.

Genevieve LeBaron & Alison J Ayers (2013) ‘The Rise of a ‘New Slavery’? Understanding African Unfree Labour Through Neoliberalism.’ Third World Quarterly 34(5), 873-892.

Jane Lister & Genevieve LeBaron (2012) Shopping for Sustainability at the Canton Fair: The Political Economy of Transnational Brand Retail Governance in ChinaVancouver: University of British Columbia.

Genevieve LeBaron (2012) ‘Rethinking Prison Labor: Social Discipline and the State in Historical Perspective.’ WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society, XV (3), 327-351

Coming Soon

Genevieve LeBaron (ed) Researching Forced Labour in the Global Economy: Methodological Challenges and Advances. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Proceedings of the British Academy series. Under contract for 2018.

Rob Caruana, Andrew Crane, Stefan Gold & Genevieve LeBaron (guest editors) Modern Slavery in Business: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the ‘Shadow Economy.’ Special Issue of Business & Society.


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