For an overview on structural racism in agriculture:
The Food Science Babe’s overview on history of structural racism in agriculture
For an overview on rural poverty:
Sociologist Gwen Sharp’s reporting on Census data about rural poverty
To learn more about farmworkers in the U.S.:
A Department of Labor report on the demographics of farmwork in the U.S.
A Department of Labor report profiling farmworker parents and children
National Safety Council data on worker injuries
To learn more about child farmworkers and children in migrant farmworker families:
NBC reporting on educational challengers for the children of migrant workers
NBC reporting on the lives of the youngest workers in commercial agriculture
Anthony, Maureen J., Evan G. Martin, Ann M. Avery & Judith M. Williams. 2010. “Self Care and Health-Seeking Behavior of Migrant Farmworkers.” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 12: 634-639.
Clark-Ibáñez, Marisol & Richelle Swan. 2019. Unauthorized: Portraits of Latino Immigrants. Washington, DC: Rowman & Littlefield.
Holmes, Seth. 2006. An Ethnographic Study of the Social Context of Migrant Health in the United States. PLOS Medicine, 3(10): e448. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.0030448
Horst, Megan & Amy Marion. 2019. “Racial, ethnic and gender ineqities in farmland ownership and farming in the U.S.” Agriculture and Human Values, 36(1): 1-16.
Lichter, Daniel T. and David L. Brown. 2011. “Rural America in an Urban Society: Changing Spatial and Social Boundaries.” Annual Review of Sociology, 37: 565-592.
Lobao, Linda & Katherine Meyer. 2004. “Farm Power without Farmers.” Contexts, 4:12-21.
Lobao, Linda & Katherine Meyer. 2001. “The Great Agricultural Transition: Crisis, Change and Social Consequences of Twentieth Century US Farming.” Annual Review of Sociology, 27: 103-124.
Lobao, Linda & Curtis Stafferahn. 2008. “The Community Effects of Industrialized Farming: Social Science Research and Challenges to Corporate Farming Laws.” Agriculture and Human Values, 25: 219-240.
Rogriguez, Lizette, Marcel Horowitz, Dorina Espinoza, Alberto Aguilera & Adela de la Torre. 2015. “The Impact of the California Drought on Food Security among Rural Families of Mexican Origin.” Journal of Applied Research on Children, 6(2): Article 11. http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/childrenatrisk/vol6/iss2/11
Rowanowki, Michael. 2003. Meeting the Unique Needs of the Children of Migrant Farm Workers. The Clearing House, 77(1): 27-33.