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ERIC Number: EJ539972
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0027-8378
Mexico's New Braceros: How NAFTA Promotes Child Labor and Truancy in the Onion Fields of Mexicali.
Bacon, David
Nation, v264 n3 p18-21 Jan 27 1997
Although NAFTA has proven profitable for U.S. growers who have relocated agricultural production to Mexico, it has helped create an economic crisis that has forced thousands of Mexican children to leave school in order to work and supplement their parents' shrinking income. In Mexicali Valley (Baja California), approximately a fourth of the agricultural workers are children. (LP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: North American Free Trade Agreement