Labour Industrial Relations

Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, by Lori A. Flores

By Lori A. Flores

Known as “The Salad Bowl of the World,” California’s Salinas Valley turned an agricultural empire a result of toil of various farmworkers, together with Latinos. A sweeping severe historical past of ways Mexican americans and Mexican immigrants equipped for his or her rights within the a long time top as much as the seminal moves led by means of Cesar Chavez, this significant paintings additionally seems to be heavily at how varied teams of Mexicans—U.S. born, bracero, and undocumented—confronted and interacted with each other in this period.
 
An incisive examine of work, migration, race, gender, citizenship, and sophistication, Lori Flores’s first booklet deals the most important insights for today’s ever-growing U.S. Latino demographic, the farmworker rights stream, and destiny immigration policy.

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