The Human Cost of Food: Farmworkers' Lives, Labor, and by Charles D. Thompson Jr.,Charles D., Jr. Thompson,Melinda F.

By Charles D. Thompson Jr.,Charles D., Jr. Thompson,Melinda F. Wiggins

Finding clean vegatables and fruits is as effortless as going to the grocer for many Americans—which makes all of it too effortless to overlook that our meals is cultivated, harvested, and packaged via farmworkers who hard work for much less pay, fewer advantages, and lower than extra harmful stipulations than staff in nearly the other area of the U.S. economic system. looking to finish the public's lack of awareness and increase staff' dwelling and dealing stipulations, this publication addresses the most important components that impact farmworkers' lives whereas providing useful thoughts for motion on farmworker issues.

The individuals to this ebook are all farmworker advocates—student and neighborhood activists and farmworkers themselves. targeting employees within the Southeast usa, a formerly understudied zone, they disguise a variety of matters, from hard work organizing, to the increase of agribusiness, to present health and wellbeing, academic, and felony demanding situations confronted by way of farmworkers. The authors mixture insurance of every factor with functional feedback for operating with farmworkers and different advocates to accomplish justice in our foodstuff method either domestically and nationally.

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