ERIC Number: EJ336443
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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The Conversion of Chicano Farm Workers into Owner-Operators of Cooperative Farms, 1970-1985.
Rochin, Refugio I.
Rural Sociology, v51 n1 p97-115 Spr 1986
Presents 10 case studies to examine success of Chicano farmers in cooperatives. Identifies keys to success: members' independence aspirations, production of labor-intensive crops, and support network within the cooperative. Discusses external/internal factors influencing success: high attrition rates and "free riders," social cohesion, financial instability, hostility, technical assistance needs, and education/training. (NEC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: California