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Power in the garden : exploring the lives of Missouri farm women and their vegetable gardens during the Great Depression
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Today, when fresh, canned, and frozen vegetables are plentiful and taken for granted, the home vegetable garden is regarded as something between a hobby and a luxury. But in the Great Depression of the 1930s, the household ...
Transnationalism from below : an exploration of transnational engagement behavior of Nicaraguan immigrant entrepreneurs
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
This study explores the concept of transnationalism through individual experiences of migrants from the community of Villa Sandino, Nicaragua that have become entrepreneurs as immigrants in the United States. Through ...
America's invisible workers : a study of migrant out-of-school youth
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The steady stream of new immigrant labor into the Midwest has clearly begun to change the very fabric of rural life. Mostly male, Latino, single, childless, highly mobile, and with limited education, migrant out-of-school ...
Perceptions of rangeland degradation and its causes in the Peruvian Altiplano dry puna
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
This qualitative case study investigated rangeland degradation in Peru by better understanding the social component of the Altiplano dry puna rangeland systems. Participants' perceptions of rangeland degradation and its ...