Books tagged: farm labor

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Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.
The Ladies of Low Arvie - Living the Farming Dream
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How twenty-four cows became 'The Ladies of Low Arvie'. In 2002 Richard and I bought a 120 acre wet and boggy farm called Low Arvie in SW Scotland. We arrived at the farm with no experience and no equipment. This is the story of the twenty months from the day we first saw the farm, how we dealt with the many challenges we faced, to the successful birth of our first batch of home bred calves.
Coyotes Along Stony Creek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
California always had a love-hate relationship with newcomers. Coyotes Along Stony Creek assembles two noirish tales about this contradictory and often cruel alter ego of the Golden State.
WWOOFers’ Handbook: A Down-to-Earth Guide Book for Volunteering
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The "How To" for WWOOFers: seriously practical advice for anyone wanting to achieve goals (seeing the world, extending visas, learning a language, living with the locals) by exchanging their labour for food and lodging. "WWOOFers' Handbook" teaches you the shortcuts and alerts you to pitfalls, with good advice on how to avoid them.