Cheap for Whom? Migration, Farm Labor, and Social Reproduction in the Imperial Valley-Mexicali Borderlands, 1942-1969

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Mendez, Alina Ramirez;
(2017)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: History

This dissertation argues that the agriculture industry in California’s Imperial Valley has enjoyed ample access to cheap labor since the mid-twentieth century because Mexicali, Baja California Norte, its Mexican neighbor, has subsidized the reproduction of a transborder... View more
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