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ERIC Number: ED081942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Oct
Pages: 266
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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.
Mintz, Warren
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)
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB-207 121, MF $1.45, HC $3.00)
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY.