Who tills the soil? - Mexican-American farm workers replace the small farmer in California
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Who tills the soil? - Mexican-American farm workers replace the small farmer in California an example from Colusa County by Jerry A. Moles

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Published by Western Rural Development Center in Corvallis, Ore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mexican American agricultural laborers -- California -- Colusa County.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Jerry A. Moles.
SeriesWRDC discussion paper -- no. 7.
ContributionsWestern Rural Development Center.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN79.A17W5 no. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16133453M

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Who Tills the Soil? Mexican-American Workers Replace the Small Farmer in California: An Example from Colusa County JERRY A. MOLES Jerry A. Moles is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis. The research reported in this article was supported by the University of California. Buy Who tills the soil? - Mexican-American farm workers replace the small farmer in California: An example from Colusa County (Western Rural Development Center. WRDC discussion paper) by Moles, Jerry A (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Jerry A Moles. Download Citation | A Split Labor Market: Mexican Farm Workers in the Southwest* | Edna Bonacich's split-labor-market theory is used to explore the dynamics of agriculture in the southwest. This. The Lie of the Land: Migrant Workers and the California Landscape. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Moles, Jerry A. "Who Tills the Soil? Mexican-American Workers Replace the Small Farmer in California: An Example from Colusa County." Human Organizat no. 1 (): Nakane, Kazuko.

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