Mexican women who work as migrant farmworkers in Canada endure difficult living and working conditions to provide opportunities for their children back home.

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Mexican women who work as migrant farmworkers in Canada endure difficult living and working conditions to provide opportunities for their children back home.

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dc.contributor.author Preibisch, K.
dc.contributor.author Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-26T22:27:40Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-26T22:27:40Z
dc.date.issued 2012-02-26
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/3356
dc.description This summary is a project of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph, with project partners: the Business Development Office (BDO), SPARK Program at the University of Guelph, and Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University. This project is part of the Pan-Canadian Research Impact Network. http://csahs.uoguelph.ca/pps/Clear_Research en_US
dc.description.abstract Migrant farmworkers are vulnerable to exploitation by their employers which they often tolerate for of fear of losing their jobs and being deported if they complain. However, Mexican women migrant farmworkers in Canada cite maternal love and the ability to provide better futures for their children back home as the main reasons that they migrate and brave working conditions. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Project support by Agri-Food and Rural Link, Mobilizing Agri-food and Rural Research Knowledge. A program of the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership. http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/omafra/partnership/KTT_and_IP.shtml en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject clear language research summary en_US
dc.subject Commercial agriculture, Mexican women, migration, Seasonal Agricultural Work Program, Canada en_US
dc.title Mexican women who work as migrant farmworkers in Canada endure difficult living and working conditions to provide opportunities for their children back home. en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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