GEOG-120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Temporary Work, Placemaking, Histone H2A
Physical borders, laws, spatial arrangements of farm work. Gender, class, race and other power relations. 85% of fruits and veggies are hand-picked. 2. 5 to 3 million farmworkers in the us. 85% are seasonal and 15% are migrant. Mean and media income is 15,000 to 17,000. Contribution of whether or not workers are seasonal. Allows farmers to be recruited and gives them a safe passage to the u. s. They can only work with one employer. Laws and policies are strict and good conditions but law enforcements are very lax --> common labor exploitations. "rent of labor: basically, renting workers/labor for a temporary time period. In the top 3 of most dangerous work/labor. Long days (12 to 14 hours) because of the sensitivity of crop. Inconsistent work (weather, geographic location, rain, heat, etc. ) Refugee populations are the fastest increasing populations in the world. Economic and moral reasoning behind the resettling of refugees in the u. s. combine to create leverage to the state.