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Researcher / Research team

Deborah Barndt


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Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization the Tomato Trail, Second Edition. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008.

Rutas Enmarañadas: Mujer, Trabajo, y Globalization en el Camino del Tomate, Editorial de Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM-Xochimilco), 2007.

“Whose ‘Choice’? ‘Flexible’women workers in the tomato food chain.” In J. Alexander et al (eds). Sing, Whisper, Shout, and Pray: Feminist Visions for a Just World. Edgework Books, 2003.

Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization the Tomato Trail. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers and Aurora, Ontario: Garamond Press, 2002.

(with Gene Desfor and Barbara Rahder). Just Doing It: Popular Collective Action in the Americas. Montreal: Black Rose, 2001.

Women, Food, and Globalization: Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain, (editor) Toronto: Sumach Press, 1999.





Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Regulation domains

Right to change employer, Right to choose place of residence, Right to unionize, Labour standards, Health and safety at work, Newcomers integration programs, Health care & social services, Access to permanent status, Family reunification, Remittances and co-development programs, Housing standards, Right to equality (gender), Right to liberty, and Right to dignity

Geographical focuses

America - North, Canada, United States, Ontario, Alberta, México, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, and Nova Scotia

Spheres of activity

Agriculture, Economics, Environmental studies and Forestry, Gender and sexuality studies, Psychology, and Sociology


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