By Rebecca E. Berkey
Utilizing a version derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with a number of scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights approximately workers in agriculture within the usa. It addresses 3 major subject matters: (1) justice-related concerns dealing with farmers and workers on farms; (2) how heritage and coverage have impacted them; and (3) the possibilities and leverage issues for swap in enhancing justice outcomes.
It explores who labors in US agriculture and the justice-related concerns dealing with those staff, together with occupational harm and disorder, loss of entry to healthcare, substandard housing, starvation, low wages, matters referring to immigration, and the lack to prepare. moreover, it assesses the affects of work protection, immigration and foreign coverage, and specifically the results of natural and reasonable exchange certification. specified case stories, one according to traditional agriculture in Florida and the opposite on natural agriculture within the Northeast, spotlight the interrelated yet detailed demanding situations dealing with those that exertions within the assorted sectors of this complicated agricultural method.
Finally, it touches on justice claims and the function of grassroots activism in enhancing justice results via highlighting enterprises working at a number of scales to give a contribution to the livelihood of farmers and workers within the assorted components of agriculture.
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Environmental Justice and Farm Labor (Earthscan Food and Agriculture) by Rebecca E. Berkey