Class Politics and Agricultural Exceptionalism in California's Organic Agriculture Movement

  title={Class Politics and Agricultural Exceptionalism in California's Organic Agriculture Movement},
  author={Christy Getz and Sandy Brown and Aimee Shreck},
  journal={Politics \& Society},
  pages={478 - 507}
Opposition within the organic agriculture community to a state regulatory initiative intended to close a loophole on the prohibition of stoop labor in California agriculture illuminates critical tensions around the “labor question” underpinning California's rapidly expanding organic sector. Through an exploration of the contradictions between the political economic realities of organic agriculture, the lived realities of farm workers, and the ideological framework of “agricultural… 

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