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11 Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Holmes publishes book on Mexican migrant workers

During his years of fieldwork among indigenous Mexican migrant farmworkers, physician and anthropologist Seth Holmes encountered comments like these again and again from farm managers and other farm workers. Some, including medical professionals he interviewed, would even claim that the indigenous workers’ genes made them better suited to their backbreaking work.

Clinical Professor Linda Neuhauser; Dr. Xie Zhenming, Secretary General of the China Population Association; and Dr. Sun Xiaoming, research partner on the China (Photo: Eve Lee)
0 Berkeley Brings CBPR Model to China

In an initiative to improve the health and well-being of young migrant workers in China, researchers at UC Berkeley have brought a community-based participatory research pioneered at Berkeley to the factories of the Changzhou Xinbei Development Zone.