ERIC Number: ED362361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Farm Labor Research Bibliography. California Agricultural Studies, 91-4.
Brown, Cheryl L.; And Others
This annotated bibliography is a printed version of the automated bibliography available through the Labor Market Division of the California State Department of Employment Development. The database focuses on farm labor issues and includes 1,611 sources of information including bibliographies, research studies, trade journals, and books published within the past 5 years. A numerical listing of entries is indexed by 52 subject words in the following categories: (1) demographics of farm workers, including ethnicity and education; (2) compensation and health; (3) relationship between farm workers and their employment, including farming careers, hours worked, off-farm work, seasonal work, and year-round work; (4) relationship between employers and farming, including contractors, corporate farming, and family-farming; (5) relationship between management and union; (6) government and public policies affecting farm workers; (7) industry and macroeconomics, including labor supply and demand, migration, unemployment, and immigration; (8) recruitment and hiring practices; (9) production, including costs, labor requirements, productivity, and technology; and (10) other, including the history of California. Each entry includes author, title, source, publication information, geography, descriptors, and annotation. Appendices list journals searched, other databases searched, and database fields. (LP)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Employment Development, Sacramento.