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The human cost of food : farmworkers' lives, labor, and advocacy / edited by Charles D. Thompson, Jr., and Melinda F. Wiggins.

Contributor(s): Thompson, Charles Dillard | Wiggins, Melinda.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xv, 337 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0292798911 (electronic bk.); 9780292798915 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Migrant agricultural laborers -- Southern States | Migrant agricultural laborers -- Government policy -- United States | Social advocacy -- Southern StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Human cost of food.DDC classification: 331.5/44/0975 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Making home: culture, ethnicity, and religion among farmworkers in the Southeastern United States / Alejandra Okie Holt and Sister Evelyn Mattern -- Layers of loss: migrants, small farmers, and agribusiness / Charles D. Thompson -- Standing idly by: "organized" farmworkers in South Florida during the Depression and World War II / Cindy Hahamovitch -- H-2A Guestworker Program: a legacy of importing agricultural labor / Garry G. Geffert -- Farmworker exceptionalism under the law: how the legal system contributes to farmworker poverty and powerlessness / Greg Schell -- Bitter harvest: housing conditions of migrant and seasonal farmworkers / Christopher Holden -- The struggle for health in times of plenty / Colin Austin -- Understanding the challenges and potential of migrant students / Ramiro Arceo, Joy Kusserow, and Al Wright -- From slavery to Cesar Chavez and beyond: farmworker organizing in the United States / Paul Ortiz -- An invocation to act / Melinda F. Wiggins.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-329) and index.

Making home: culture, ethnicity, and religion among farmworkers in the Southeastern United States / Alejandra Okie Holt and Sister Evelyn Mattern -- Layers of loss: migrants, small farmers, and agribusiness / Charles D. Thompson -- Standing idly by: "organized" farmworkers in South Florida during the Depression and World War II / Cindy Hahamovitch -- H-2A Guestworker Program: a legacy of importing agricultural labor / Garry G. Geffert -- Farmworker exceptionalism under the law: how the legal system contributes to farmworker poverty and powerlessness / Greg Schell -- Bitter harvest: housing conditions of migrant and seasonal farmworkers / Christopher Holden -- The struggle for health in times of plenty / Colin Austin -- Understanding the challenges and potential of migrant students / Ramiro Arceo, Joy Kusserow, and Al Wright -- From slavery to Cesar Chavez and beyond: farmworker organizing in the United States / Paul Ortiz -- An invocation to act / Melinda F. Wiggins.

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