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Importing Poverty?Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America$
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Philip Martin

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780300139174

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300139174.001.0001

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California Fruits and Vegetables

California Fruits and Vegetables

(p.45) Chapter 3 California Fruits and Vegetables
Importing Poverty?

Philip Martin

Yale University Press

This chapter examines the role of migrant workers in harvesting California's fruit and vegetable crops. It analyzes the interrelationships between immigration, farm employment, and poverty, and demonstrates that increases in farm jobs can also increase both immigration and poverty.

Keywords:   migrant workers, California, fruit crops, vegetable crops, immigration, farm employment, poverty, farm jobs

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