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Missing Voices, Hidden Fields: The Gendered Struggles of Female Farmworkers

  title={Missing Voices, Hidden Fields: The Gendered Struggles of Female Farmworkers},
  author={Keiko A Budech},
4 Preface 5 Chapter 1-Introduction 6 California’s Agricultural Labor System 8 Literature Review: Absent Voices 13 A Valley Divided 24 Methodology 27 Chapter 2Lideres Campesinas: A Model of Gendered Leadership 32 Emergence of Lideres Campesinas 32 Organizational Philosophy 35 Uniting Black Feminist and Female Farmworker Organizing Models 49 Chapter 3The Silenced Self: Sexual Harassment and Domestic Violence 53 Sexual Harassment in the Fields 53 Domestic Violence 64 Chapter 4Pesticide Exposure… 

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