Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival

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University of California Press, 2007 - SOCIAL SCIENCE - 351 pages
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Offers an investigation of the social, economic, and environmental benefits of fair trade. This book follows the members of the cooperative Michiza, whose organic coffee is sold on the international fair trade market. It paints a picture of the complex dynamics of the fair trade market and its relationship to the global economy.
 

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The scale of his research and the fundamental questions the book addresses tackle the inequalities in Mexico as exacerbated by the global market. In the first half of his book, Jaffee focuses on the ... Read full review

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This is a very interesting discussion of fair trade, and the pros and cons of developing alternative markets vs mainstreaming fair trade in exisiting markets. Jaffee highlights the very significant ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
1 A Movement or a Market?
11
2 Coffee Commodities Crisis
36
3 One Region Two Markets
58
Livelihoods and Labor
93
5 A Sustainable Cup? Fair Trade ShadeGrown Coffee and Organic Production
133
Food Security and Migration
165
7 Dancing with the Devil?
199
9 Strengthening Fair Trade
247
Conclusion
259
Acknowledgments
267
Research Methods
271
Notes
289
Bibliography
307
Index
319
Copyright

The Limits of Fair Trade
232

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