Brewing Justice Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival

ISBN-10: 0520249593

ISBN-13: 9780520249592

Edition: 2007

Authors: Daniel Jaffee

List price: $31.95 Buy it from $1.49
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

Fair trade is a fast-growing alternative market intended to bring better prices and greater social justice to small farmers around the world. But is it working? This vivid and detailed study of coffee farmers in Mexico offers the first thorough investigation of the social, economic, and environmental benefits of fair trade. Based on extensive research in Zapotec indigenous communities in the state of Oaxaca,Brewing Justicefollows the members of the cooperative Michiza, whose organic coffee is sold on the international fair trade market. It compares these families to conventional farming families in the same region, who depend on local middlemen and are vulnerable to the fluctuations of the world coffee market. Written in a clear and accessible style, the book carries readers into the lives of these coffee producer households and their communities, offering a nuanced analysis of both the effects of fair trade on everyday life and the limits of its impact.Brewing Justicepaints a clear picture of the complex dynamics of the fair trade market and its relationship to the global economy. Drawing on interviews with dozens of fair trade leaders, the book also explores the changing politics of this international movement, including the challenges posed by the entry of transnational corporations into the fair trade system. It concludes by offering recommendations for strengthening and protecting the integrity of fair trade.
Used Starting from $16.86
eBooks Starting from $31.95
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Calculus 1 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Ethics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Law Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Introduction
A Movement or a Market?
Coffee, Commodities, Crisis
One Region, Two Markets
The Difference a Market Makes: Livelihoods and Labor
A Sustainable Cup? Fair Trade, Shade-Grown Coffee, and Organic Production
Eating and Staying on the Land: Food Security, Migration, and Fair Trade
Dancing with the Devil? Consuming Fair Trade
"Mejor, Pero No Muy Bien Que Digamos": The Limits of Fair Trade
Strengthening Fair Trade Conclusion
Acknowledgments
Appendix
Research Methods
Notes
Bibliography
Index
×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×