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Developing Occupational and Family Resilience among US Migrant Farmworkers

  title={Developing Occupational and Family Resilience among US Migrant Farmworkers},
  author={Ellen Ernst Kossek and Ellen Burke},
  journal={Social Research: An International Quarterly},
  pages={359 - 372}
Drawing on key themes emerging from an earlier empirical interview study with working mothers who were U.S. migrant farm workers, this paper presents a current literature review identifying migrant workers’ work and family policy opportunities and challenges with future research directions. The themes are: acculturative stress, occupational and family resilience, and employer power and control. We discuss how these themes reflect opportunities, demands and constraints related to the unique work… Expand
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