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Importing poverty? : immigration and the changing face of rural America

Title
Importing poverty? : immigration and the changing face of rural America / Philip Martin.
Author
Martin, Philip L., 1949-
Publication
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2009], ©2009.

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Description
xxi, 242 pages : illustrations; 25 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-230) and index.
Contents
Foreword / Ray Marshall -- Prologue: Coming to America -- Pt. 1. Immigration and Agriculture -- 1. Immigration to the United States -- 2. Agriculture and Migrants -- Pt. 2. The Changing Face of Rural America -- 3. California Fruits and Vegetables -- 4. Florida Sugar, Oranges, and Tomatoes -- 5. Meat and Poultry -- Pt. 3. Migrant Integration -- 6. Seasonal Worker Mobility -- 7. Migrants: The Integration Challenge -- Pt. 4. Whither Rural America? -- 8. Labor Shortages, Mechanization, and Food Costs -- 9. Reforming U.S. Immigration Policies -- 10. Regularize and Rationalize Farm Labor -- Epilogue: The Great Migration -- Appendix I. Farm Employment, Immigration, and Poverty.
ISBN
  • 9780300139174 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0300139179 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
  • 2008045622
  • 40016513392
OCLC
  • ocn262432312
  • 262432312
  • SCSB-5462274
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries