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Fresh fruit, broken bodies migrant farmworkers in the United States

Author: Seth M Holmes
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. [u.a.] Univ. of California Press 2014
Series: California series in public anthropology
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th printView all editions and formats
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Provides an examination of the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants in our contemporary food system. The author shows how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seth M Holmes
ISBN: 9780520275133 0520275136 9780520275140 0520275144
OCLC Number: 935780132
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 213 - 225
Description: XXIV, 234 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt. 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: "Worth risking your life?""We are field workers": embodied anthropology of migration --
Segregation on the farm: ethnic hierarchies at work --
"How the poor suffer": embodying the violence continuum --
"Doctors don't know anything": the clinical gaze in the field of migrant health --
"Because they're lower to the ground": naturalizating social suffering --
Conclusion: change, pragmatic solidarity, and beyond.
Series Title: California series in public anthropology
Responsibility: Seth M. Holmes. With a foreword by Philippe Bourgois

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"By giving voice to silenced Mexican migrant laborers, Dr. Holmes exposes the links among suffering, the inequalities related to the structural violence of global trade which compel migration, and Read more...

 
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