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The force of irony : power in the everyday life of Mexican tomato workers

Author: Gabriel Torres
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Berg, 1997.
Series: Global issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As part of the "Global Issues" series, this volume examines such areas as: searching for new ways of understanding farmworkers; plunging into the garlic - methodological issues and challenges; tomato  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Torres, Gabriel.
Force of irony.
Oxford, UK ; New York : Berg, 1997
(OCoLC)654694430
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Torres
ISBN: 1859739415 9781859739419 1859739369 9781859739365
OCLC Number: 38109806
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Searching for new ways of understanding farmworkers; plunging into the garlic - methodological issues and challenges; tomato work; the politics of tomato work - agribusiness in Autlan history; on worker's power and skills; the force of irony and the irony of power; exploring the opportunities of social change - a theoretical discussion.
Series Title: Global issues.
Responsibility: Gabriel Torres.
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'(Torres) presents us with a wealth of interesting ... observations and theoretical considerations'European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies'An interesting and thoughtful book.'Ethnos

 
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