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Tangled routes [electronic resource] : women, work, and globalization on the tomato trail / Deborah Barndt.

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Author/Creator:
Barndt, Deborah.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (358 p.)
Subjects:
Foreign trade and employment -- North America.
Tomatoes -- North America.
Women agricultural laborers -- Mexico.
Women in the food industry -- Mexico.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition, Tangled Routes offers a vivid interdisciplinary examination of the global food system through the journey of a corporate tomato. Through case studies in the three NAFTA countries-Mexico, the United States, and Canada-Deborah Barndt examines the dynamic relationships between production and consumption, work and technology, biodiversity and cultural diversity, and health and environment. The compelling stories of women workers along the tomato trail humanize her analysis of globalization, taking into account the intersections of gender, rac
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Roots and Routes; 1. Across Space and through Time: Tomatl Meets the Corporate Tomato; 2. Frames and Filters: Theoretical and Methodological Approaches; 3. Arch Deluxe with a Smile: Women Never Stop at McDonald's; 4. You can Count on us: Scanning Cashiers at Loblaws Supermarkets; 5. On the Move for Food: Truckers and Transnational Migrants; 6. Picking and Packing for the North: Agricultural Workers at Empaque Santa Rosa
7. Crossing Sectors and Borders: Weaving a Holistic Analysis8. Signs of Hope: Taking Action for Justice and Sustainability; In Gratitude; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-4617-1538-5
OCLC:
855504093
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