Strawberry Fields: Politics, Class and Work in California Agriculture / Edition 1

Strawberry Fields: Politics, Class and Work in California Agriculture / Edition 1

by Miriam J. Wells
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801482793
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Tables
Preface: The Ethnography of an Industry
1Class Relations and the Organization of Work1
2The California Strawberry Industry and the Centrality of Labor19
3The Political Construction of the Farm Labor Market55
4The Local Organization of Production97
5Wage Labor and Workplace Control: The Complementarity of Labor Supply and Demand143
6The Place of Justice and the Justice of Place188
7Sharecropping and Labor Control: The Role of Politics229
8Legal Conflict, Class Relations, and the Labor Process251
9Politics and Social Class at Work: The View from the Fields278
References Cited311
Cases Cited331
Index333

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