Ase Study: Migrant Farm Labourers working in Canada

Case Study : Migrant Farm Labourers working in Canada (from the film El Contrato”)

Use the following case study to examine different problems with the Globalization from Above approach. Your answer must analyze the relationship between global political and economic policies & local outcomes.

Question: How does the study provide an alternative perspective on the real effects of globalization from above? What different political and economic factors can we look at in this study to widen our notion of globalization? How do global policies effect people on a local scale? Are there global patterns of inequality that are being reproduced in diverse locations? Why should we focus on these alternative accounts? Are these findings important for policy makers, politicians, local populations, even sociologists? How so?