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Author López, Ann Aurelia, 1945-

Title The farmworkers' journey / Ann Aurelia López.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 337 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-324) and index.
Contents The farmworkers' journey -- Mexico's historical farming practices -- Aspects of Mexico's agricultural political economy -- Migration northward to Central California -- Immigration experiences -- California's corporate agribusiness -- Farmworkers in Central California's corporate agribusiness -- An impoverished, endangered, and overworked people in the land of plenty -- Farmworker household survival in Central California -- Meanwhile, back on the farm -- Transnational corporations and the U.S. legacy in West-Central Mexico -- Endangered Mexican farmers -- Institutional oppression in the West-Central Mexico countryside -- Toward an enlightened perception of California's Mexican agricultural immigrants -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Agrochemical inventories and classifications -- Appendix B: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Migrant agricultural laborers -- California.
Migrant agricultural laborers -- Mexico.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: López, Ann Aurelia, 1945- Farmworkers' journey. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007 9780520250727 0520250729 (DLC) 2006102235 (OCoLC)77573833
ISBN 9780520940574 (electronic bk.)
0520940571 (electronic bk.)
9781429481823 (electronic bk.)
142948182X (electronic bk.)