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Fair Trade and the Possibility of Bio-cultural Regeneration

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin

in Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199793853
eISBN:
9780199919246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793853.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This last chapter offers a concrete example of a creative and hopeful manner of using a particular contemporary economic movement, namely Fair Trade, for the purpose of regenerating the non-humans as ... More


Trading bads and goods: Market practices in Fair Trade retailing

Dan Neyland and Elena Simakova

in Reconnecting Marketing to Markets

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578061
eISBN:
9780191738043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578061.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter engages with the performativity of economics in the context of marketing practices. It explores the currency of notions such as market and trade in the construction of Fair Trade ... More


Transnational Social Movements Linking North and South: The Struggle for Fair Trade

Michael E. Conroy

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the transnational social movements that link the North and South. It looks at the concept of fair trade, which carries many meanings in modern usage. It notes that the Fair ... More


The Fair Trade Commission and the Enforcement of Competition Policyin Japan

G. BRUCE DOERN and STEPHEN WILKS

in Comparative Competition Policy: National Institutions in a Global Market

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280620
eISBN:
9780191684371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280620.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC), one of the oldest and most powerful competition authorities in the world. The JFTC has been a unique and vulnerable agency administering ... More


Cultivating Sustainable Coffee: Persistent Paradoxes

Christopher M. Bacon, V. Ernesto Méndez, and Jonathan A. Fox

in Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the relationship and interconnections among changing the livelihoods of farmers, initiatives for sustainable coffee, and the production of shade-grown coffee. It examines the ... More


Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Can Fair Trade, Organic, and Specialty Coffees Reduce the Vulnerability of Small-Scale Farmers in Northern Nicaragua?

Christopher M. Bacon

in Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the decrease in coffee commodity prices, along with changes in the global coffee market, on northern Nicaragua’s small-scale coffee farmers. It discusses changes ... More


The International Coffee Crisis: A Review of the Issues

David Goodman

in Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter details the decrease in coffee export earnings and coffee producer cooperatives’ efforts to gain access to international networks through mobilization for organic coffee and Fair Trade. ... More


From Differentiated Coffee Markets toward Alternative Trade and Knowledge Networks

Roberta Jaffe and Christopher M. Bacon

in Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chpater presents a case study focusing on the Community Agroecology Network (CAN), an organization started by the United States and Mesoamerica’s activists, whose effort is to create an ... More


Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Christopher M Bacon, V. Ernesto Mendez, Stephen R Gliessman, David Goodman, and Jonathan A Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Our morning cups of coffee connect us to a global industry and, also, to an export crisis in the tropics that is destroying livelihoods, undermining the cohesion of families and communities, and ... More


Japan The Competition Law System and the Country’s Norms

Harry First and Tadashi Shiraishi

in The Design of Competition Law Institutions: Global Norms, Local Choices

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199670048
eISBN:
9780191744341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670048.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the history, institutional structure, mandate, procedural characteristics, and agency performance of Japan's competition law system. Japan's Anti-Monopoly Act (AMA) was ... More


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