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

dc.contributor.authorPreibisch, K.
dc.contributor.authorInstitute for Community Engaged Scholarship
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-26T22:27:40Z
dc.date.available2012-02-26T22:27:40Z
dc.date.issued2012-02-26
dc.degree.departmentCommunity Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI)en
dc.descriptionThis 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_Researchen_US
dc.description.abstractMigrant 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.sponsorshipProject 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.shtmlen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10214/3356
dc.language.isoenen_US
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dc.subjectclear language research summaryen_US
dc.subjectCommercial agricultureen_US
dc.subjectMexican womenen_US
dc.subjectmigrationen_US
dc.subjectSeasonal Agricultural Work Programen_US
dc.subjectCanadaen_US
dc.titleMexican women who work as migrant farmworkers in Canada endure difficult living and working conditions to provide opportunities for their children back home.en_US
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