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The Farmworkers' journey

Author: López, Ann Aurelia Publisher: University of California Press 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 337 p : Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0520250737Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HD4905.33 .U7 L67 2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Farmworkers' Journey Contents List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments 1. The Farmworkers' Journey 2. Mexico's Historical Farming Practices 3. Aspects of Mexico's Agricultural Political Economy 4. Migration Northward to Central California 5. Immigration Experiences 6. California's Corporate Agribusiness 7. Farmworkers in Central California's Corporate Agribusiness 8. An Impoverished, Endangered, and Overworked People in the Land of Plenty 9. Farmworker Household Survival in Central California 10. Meanwhile, Back on the Farm 11. Transnational Corporations and the U.S. Legacy in West-Central Mexico 12. Endangered Mexican Farmers 13. Institutional Oppression in the West-Central Mexico Countryside 14. Toward an Enlightened Perception of California's Mexican Agricultural Immigrants ix xi xxi 1 11 28 43 64 88 107 126 146 166 189 215 240 257 Epilogue Appendix A: Agrochemical Inventories and Classifications Appendix B: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights References Index 272 279 285 293 325

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