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ERIC Number: ED019175
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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DOMESTIC MIGRATORY FARMWORKERS PERSONAL AND ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS.
RAPTON, AVRA; AND OTHERS
WORK EXPERIENCE, PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS, TRENDS, AND CONTRASTS OF MIGRATORY FARMWORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES ARE PRESENTED FOR THE YEARS 1962 THROUGH 1966, WITH EMPHASIS ON 1965. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS OF AGE, SEX, CHIEF ACTIVITY DURING YEAR, HOUSEHOLD RELATIONSHIP, SIZE OF HOUSEHOLD, COLOR, FARM AND NONFARM RESIDENCE, TENURE, AND EDUCATION ARE DISCUSSED. THE CONDITIONS OF MIGRATORY WORK INCLUDE MIGRATORY WORK ROUTES AND AREA OF RESIDENCE, INTERSTATE AND INTRASTATE MIGRATION, FARMWORK DONE IN HOME BASE COUNTY, LONGEST DISTANCE TRAVELED, DREW MEMBERSHIP, NUMBER OF FARM EMPLOYERS DURING YEAR, RETURN TO HOME BASE COUNTY BY DECEMBER, CHILDREN UNDER 14 IN HOUSEHOLDS HEADED BY MIGRATORY WORKERS, NUMBER OF DAYS WORKED, AND FAMILY INCOME. EXPLANATORY NOTES ARE GIVEN EXPLAINING WORKING FORCE, POPULATION COVERAGE, DEFINITIONS, AND RELIABILITY OF THE ESTIMATES. TWENTY-TWO TABLES AND 16 LITERATURE CITATIONS ARE INCLUDED. (JH)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE