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Latino farmworkers in the Eastern United States : health, safety and justice

Author: Thomas A Arcury; Sara A Quandt
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking a social justice stance, this book highlights the unique characteristics of the farmworker population in the eastern United States. It examines the health and living conditions of this  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Arcury; Sara A Quandt
ISBN: 9780387883465 0387883460 9780387883472 0387883479 1441927786 9781441927781
OCLC Number: 262719082
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
1 The Health and Safety of Farmworkers in the Eastern United States: A Need to Focus on Social Justice / Thomas A. Arcury, Sara A. Quandt 1 -- 2 Latino/Hispanic Farmworkers and Farm Work in the Eastern United States: The Context for Health, Safety, and Justice / Thomas A. Arcury, Antonio J. Ma&rgrave;n 15 -- 3 The Condition of Farmworker Housing in the Eastern United States / Quirina M. Vallejos, Sara A. Quandt, Thomas A. Arcury 37 -- 4 Occupational Injury and Illness in Farmworkers in the Eastern United States / John J. May 71 -- 5 Pesticide Exposure Among Farmworkers and Their Families in the Eastern United States: Matters of Social and Environmental Justice / Thomas A. Arcury, Sara A. Quandt 103 -- 6 Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV, and Other Infections Among Farmworkers in the Eastern United States / Scott D. Rhodes 131 -- 7 Mental Health Among Farmworkers in the Eastern United States / Joseph G. Grzywacz 153 -- 8 Health of Children and Women in the Farmworker Community in the Eastern United States / Sara A. Quandt 173 -- 9 Farm Labor and the Struggle for Justice in the Eastern United States / Melinda F. Wiggins 201 -- 10 Conclusions: An Agenda for Farmworker Social Justice in the Eastern United States / Thomas A. Arcury, Melinda F. Wiggins, Sara A. Quandt 221.
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Description: x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 The Health and Safety of Farmworkers in the Eastern United States: A Need to Focus on Social Justice / Thomas A. Arcury, Sara A. Quandt 1 --
2 Latino/Hispanic Farmworkers and Farm Work in the Eastern United States: The Context for Health, Safety, and Justice / Thomas A. Arcury, Antonio J. Ma & rgrave;n 15 --
3 The Condition of Farmworker Housing in the Eastern United States / Quirina M. Vallejos, Sara A. Quandt, Thomas A. Arcury 37 --
4 Occupational Injury and Illness in Farmworkers in the Eastern United States / John J. May 71 --
5 Pesticide Exposure Among Farmworkers and Their Families in the Eastern United States: Matters of Social and Environmental Justice / Thomas A. Arcury, Sara A. Quandt 103 --
6 Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV, and Other Infections Among Farmworkers in the Eastern United States / Scott D. Rhodes 131 --
7 Mental Health Among Farmworkers in the Eastern United States / Joseph G. Grzywacz 153 --
8 Health of Children and Women in the Farmworker Community in the Eastern United States / Sara A. Quandt 173 --
9 Farm Labor and the Struggle for Justice in the Eastern United States / Melinda F. Wiggins 201 --
10 Conclusions: An Agenda for Farmworker Social Justice in the Eastern United States / Thomas A. Arcury, Melinda F. Wiggins, Sara A. Quandt 221.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Arcury, Sara A. Quandt, editors.
Local System Bib Number:
.b27416148
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