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Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power

Richard W. Miller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581986
eISBN:
9780191723247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581986.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The claim that people in developed countries have vast, unmet obligations to help people in developing countries is usually based on duties of kindness or a global extrapolation of justice among ... 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


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


Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Aaron James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues that the global economy generates significant egalitarian requirements of fairness, independently of humanitarian, human rights, or other justice concerns. Answering both economic ... More


Dealing Comprehensively, and Justly, with Sovereign Debt

Jack Boorman

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses ideas for resolving debt crises. It argues that a narrow focus on debt relief in HIPCs is insufficient and that the activist community and lenders must look to finding broader ... 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


The Limited Case for Harmonization to Protect Competitiveness

Chris Noonan

in The Emerging Principles of International Competition Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199207527
eISBN:
9780191708817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207527.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the links between competition law, competitiveness, and trade policy. Section 4.1 assesses the meaning of the claim that harmonization may be justified to promote ‘fair trade’. ... More


The Rise and Evolution of Coffee Certification

Graeme Auld

in Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter traces the origins of certification programs in the coffee industry, with particular reference to the impact of developments in the intergovernmental arena since the 1960s. It examines ... More


Development at the World Trade Organization

Sonia E. Rolland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book engages in a systematic analysis of development-oriented rules and procedures at the WTO. It argues that the shortcomings of the Doha Development Round are due in part to the failure to ... More


Black Hole

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The Big Bang described in the last chapter appeared to have answered the doubts over the future of the London Stock Exchange, but from the late 1980s onwards into the 1990s, it both waned in ... More


What’s Fair?: The Paradox of Seeking Justice through Markets

Mark Moberg and Sarah Lyon

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book presents an ethnographically grounded examination of how fair trade operates in practice, and specifically whether it attains the goals of social justice and environmental sustainability ... More


Fair Trade and the Specialty Coffee Market: Growing Alliances, Shifting Rivalries

Julia Smith

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how fair trade operates in the specialty coffee market. More specifically, it considers how the formally defined (certified) fair trade market is linked to the specialty coffee ... More


Colonial Pasts and Fair Trade Futures: Changing Modes of Production and Regulation on Darjeeling Tea Plantations

Sarah Besky

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the distribution of fair trade benefits and changing modes of production and regulation on Darjeeling tea plantations in India. Using regulation theory, it considers how ... More


Fractured Ties: The Business of Development in Kenyan Fair Trade Tea

Catherine S. Dolan

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines fair trade within the context of development, with particular emphasis on how “moral” exchange is managed, legitimated, and circumscribed by the prevailing development orthodoxy ... More


Relationship Coffees: Structure and Agency in the Fair Trade System

Molly Doane

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the meanings that roasters and consumers in North America ascribe to fair trade relationships by focusing on “relationship coffees” in Mexico. More specifically, it analyzes the ... More


Fair trade laws, labels and ethics

Will Low and Eileen Davenport

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The fair trade movement is arguably one of the most successful social movements of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. A key goal of the movement is to offer both a theoretical and practical ... More


A New World?: Neoliberalism and Fair Trade Farming in the Eastern Caribbean

Mark Moberg

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the link between neoliberalism and fair trade farming in the Eastern Caribbean. More specifically, it considers whether the fair trade movement's social justice and economic ... More


Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Sarah Lyon and Mark Moberg (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

By 2008, total fair trade purchases in the developed world reached nearly $3 billion, a five-fold increase in four years. Consumers pay a “fair price” for fair trade items, which are meant to ... More


Fair Flowers: Environmental and Social Labeling in the Global Cut Flower Trade

Catherine Ziegler

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how fair trade certification differs from competing certifying organizations in the cut flower industry, and what benefits these certifications bring to growers, farm workers, ... More


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