TITLE

Fair trade and empire: An anti-capitalist critique of the fair trade movement

AUTHOR(S)
Hussey, Ian
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Briarpatch;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides insights concerning fair trade movement. It is noted that fair trade marketing and advocacy depend on the notion that fair trade increases connectedness between Global South producers and Global North consumers. It stresses that fair trade movement developed as a hodgepodge of diverse interests such as anti-colonial struggles and several alternative economic activities.
ACCESSION #
65235945

 

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