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Author Lopez, Ann Aurelia, 1945-

Title The farmworkers' journey / Ann Aurelia Lopez.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  331.544 L881f 2007    ---  Available
Description xxiii, 337 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.
Subject Migrant agricultural laborers -- California.
Migrant agricultural laborers -- Mexico.
ISBN 0520250737 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520250734 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520250727 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520250729 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2508776
YDXCP 2508778

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