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Merchants of labor

Ernesto Galarza

Merchants of labor

the Mexican bracero story, an account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California, 1942-1960

by Ernesto Galarza

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Published by McNally & Loftin in Charlotte (N.C.) .
Written in English


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Statementby Ernesto Galarza with preface by Ernest Gruening.
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Open LibraryOL21879793M

Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come. And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more: Revelation By comparing the verses in Revelation. Jill Abramson’s book is a combination of extensive firsthand reporting illuminated by insightful analysis portraying just how the media arrived where it is today. (Simon Leigh)Author: Michael Bobelian.

This paper examines the impact of farm labor contractors (FLCs) on U.S. immigration, labor, and civil rights policy. It describes the evolution and operation of FLCs and discusses two proposals to either eliminate or to better regulate FLC operations. The authors note that the status quo promises that many new entrants to the U.S. workforce find employment under the harvest of shame conditions Author: Philip L. Martin. Get this from a library! Merchants of labor: recruiters and international labor migration. [Philip L Martin] -- Some 10 million migrant workers cross national borders each year and, if they pay an average $1, to recruiters, moving workers over borders is a $10 billion a year business. Merchants of Labor.

  Merchants of Doubt tells the story of how a loose-knit group of high-level scientists and scientific advisers, with deep connections in politics and industry, ran effective campaigns to mislead the public and deny well-established scientific knowledge over four ably, the same individuals surface repeatedly-some of the same figures who have claimed that the science of global. Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story: An Account of the Managed Migration of Mexican farm workers in California San Jose: Rosicrucian Press, Driscoll, Barbara. The Tracks North: The Railroad Bracero Program of World War II. Austin, Tex.: CMAS Books, Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin,


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Skip it. Overall, however, it is a good book for the person interested in labor studies, Mexican-US relations, or immigration studies. Galarza's general conclusion is that the Bracero Program was a success and was one of Mexico's contributions to the US war effort.3/5(1).

Merchants of Labor book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Merchants of Labor examines the businesses that move low-skilled workers over national borders, asking how much they collect from migrant workers and what can Cited by: 2. Merchants of labor: the Mexican bracero story Paperback – January 1, by Ernesto Galarza (Author)3/5(1).

Merchants of Labor examines the businesses that move low-skilled workers over national borders, asking how much they collect from migrant workers and what can Manufacturer: OUP Oxford.

Merchants of labor: The Mexican bracero story: an account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California Paperback – January 1, by Ernesto Galarza (Author)3/5(1).

Merchants of Labor examines the businesses that move low-skilled workers over national borders, asking how much they collect from migrant workers and what can. Merchants of labour This book covers a broad range of national and regional experiences and puts "merchants of labour" in the wider context of changing employment relationships in globalizing labour markets.

A prolific writer, Galarza's best-known work is Merchants of Labor (), an exposé Merchants of labor book the abuses within the Bracero Program. The book was instrumental in the ending of the program, which in turn opened the door for Cesar Chavez to begin unionizing immigrant farmworkers in “A marvelous book” (The New York Times Book Review), Merchants of Truth is the groundbreaking and gripping story of the precarious state of the news business.

The new digital reality nearly kills two venerable newspapers with an aging readership while creating two media behemoths with a ballooning and fickle audience of ed on: Febru Some 10 million migrant workers cross national borders each year.

This book examines the businesses that move low-skilled workers, explaining recruitment, remuneration and retention, and showing how national borders increase recruitment costs. Tackling the often murky world of labor migration, it fills an important void in this fast-growing field.

Building on scholarship that focuses on the business of facilitating migration (e.g., the nascent migration industries literature), Merchants of Labor offers a valuable and timely insight into the often secretive world of recruiters moving workers across international borders to Author: David McCollum.

Some 10 million migrant workers cross national borders each year and, if they pay an average $1, to recruiters, moving workers over borders is a $10 billion a year business. Merchants of Labor examines the businesses that move low-skilled workers over national borders, asking how much they collect from migrant workers and what can be done to reduce worker-paid migration costs.

For. Merchants of labor are the intermediary recruiters between workers in one country and employers in another. Merchants of labor: The Mexican bracero story an account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California, by Ernesto Galarza.

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I hope that this book will encourage more research and debate soCited by: Inequalities and crisis recovery Fiscal austerity is detrimental to output growth and employment.

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Merchants of Labor explores the potential of government incentives to encourage recruiters to better protect migrant workers during their recruitment and deployment.

Faster processing, exemptions from taxes and subsidies, and awards could be carrots to reduce worker-paid costs rather than rely exclusively on the stick of enforcement. Merchants of labor: the Mexican bracero story: an account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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lives and trajectories, at both individual and community levels. The book is a useful resource for teaching undergraduate students, practitioners, and academics and could represent an excellent starting point for conducting urban ethnography.

Martin, Philip. Merchants of Labor: Recruiters and International Labor Migration. Oxford.Get this from a library! Merchants of labour. [Christiane Kuptsch; International Labour Office.; International Institute for Labour Studies.;] -- More workers are crossing national borders to look for jobs than ever before.

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