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Brewing justice : fair trade coffee, sustainability, and survival

Author: Daniel Jaffee
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Updated edition with a new preface and final chapterView all editions and formats
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Fair trade is a fast-growing alternative market intended to bring better prices and greater social justice to small farmers around the world. But what does a fair-trade label signify? This vivid 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 Oaxaca, Brewing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jaffee, Daniel, 1965-
Brewing justice.
[Berkeley] : University of California Press, [2014]
(OCoLC)894250618
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Jaffee
ISBN: 9780520957886 0520957881 1322058784 9781322058788
OCLC Number: 888352773
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 405 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction; 1. A Movement or a Market? --
2. Coffee, Commodities. --
3. One Region, Two Markets. --
4. The Difference a Market Makes: Livelihoods and Labor. --
5. A Sustainable Cup? Fair Trade, Shade-Grown Coffee, and Organic Production. --
6. Eating and Staying on the Land: Food Security and Migration. --
7. Dancing with the Devil?. --
8. "Mejor, Pero No Muy Bien Que Digamos": The Limits of Fair Trade. --
9. Strengthening fair trade. --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Daniel Jaffee.

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Fair trade is a fast-growing alternative market intended to bring better prices and greater social justice to small farmers around the world. But what does a fair-trade label signify? This book  Read more...
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