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In Search of Rain: Water, Hope, and the Everyday

Teresa Shewry

in Hope At Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691579
eISBN:
9781452952390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691579.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how writers from Hawai‘i associate hope with water. In Hawai‘i from the late nineteenth century onward, the agricultural industry diverted water from rivers and other sources to ... More


Seeing No Evil: The H2A Guest-Worker Program and State-Mediated Labor Exploitation in Rural North Carolina

Sandy Smith-Nonini

in Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Labor relations are a paramount consideration in crop agriculture, a labor-intensive industry that is dependent on land. The U.S. government has long regulated the supply of foreign farm labor on ... More


A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater

Matt Garcia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807826584
eISBN:
9781469604442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898932_garcia
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Tracing the history of intercultural struggle and cooperation in the citrus belt of Greater Los Angeles, the author of this book explores the social and cultural forces that helped make the city the ... More


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