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Ghostworkers and greens : the cooperative campaigns of farmworkers and environmentalists for pesticide reform

Author: Adam Tompkins
Publisher: Ithaca ; London ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Ghostworkers and Greens, Adam Tompkins reveals a history of unexpected cooperation between farmworker groups and environmental organizations. Tompkins shows that the separate movements shared a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Tompkins
ISBN: 9780801456688 0801456681 9781501704482 1501704486
OCLC Number: 1135455008
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-219) and index.
Description: xiv, 230 pages
Contents: Confronting the Consequences of the Pesticide Paradigm 1. Sowing the Seeds of Chemical Dependency 2. Hidden Hands of the Harvest 3. The Budding Movement for Pesticide Reform, 1962-1972 4. Movements in Transition: Environmentalists, Farmworkers, and the Regulatory State, 1970-1976 5. A Different Kind of Border War: Arizona, 1971-1986 6. Resisting Rollbacks: California, 1982-1990 7. From the Ground Up: Fumigants, Ozone, and Health Diversity and Unity in the Pesticide Reform Movement
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