Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies : Migrant Farmworkers in the United States
By: Holmes, Seth.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.California Series in Public Anthropology: Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (265 p.).ISBN: 9780520954793.Subject(s): Migrant agricultural laborers - United States - Social conditions | Migrant agricultural laborers -- United States -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies : Migrant Farmworkers in the United StatesDDC classification: 331.5 | 331.5/440973 | 331.5440973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: "Worth Risking your Life?"; 2. "We are Field Workers": Embodied Anthropology of Migration; 3. Segregation on the Farm: Ethnic Hierarchies at Work; 4. "How the Poor Suffer": Embodying the Violence Continuum; 5. "Doctors don't Know Anything": The Clinical Gaze in Migrant Health; 6. "Because they're Lower to the Ground": Naturalizing Social Suffering; 7. Conclusion: Change, Pragmatic Solidarity, and Beyond
Appendix: On Ethnographic Writing and Contextual KnowledgeNotes; References; Index
This book is an ethnographic witness to the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants. Based on five years of research in the field (including berry-picking and traveling with migrants back and forth from Oaxaca up the West Coast), Holmes, an anthropologist and MD in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, uncovers how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care. Holmes' material is visceral and powerful-for instance, he trekked with his informants illegally through the desert border into Arizona, where they were apprehended and jailed by the
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