ERIC Number: ED081942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Oct
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A Search for a Successful Agricultural Migrant: An Account of Five Fruit Harvests on the West Coast of the United States.
The study is focused on four major themes: (1) A search for a population of successful migrants and the ways this population sustains the life of migrancy; (2) The continuing development in the Agricultural Economy of the large scale agribusiness and the impact of this growth on the employment opportunities of the migrant worker; (3) A detailed description of the work of the fruit picker; and, (4) employer-employee relationships in light of the special problems presented by the system of piece work. Bibliography included. (NTIS)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Laborers, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Farm Labor, Job Analysis, Labor Demands, Migrant Workers, Migrants, Occupational Information, Rural Economics, Seasonal Laborers, Unions, Unskilled Workers
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB-207 121, MF $1.45, HC $3.00)
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY.