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Changing big business : the globalisation of the fair trade movement

Author: Anna Hutchens
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2009.
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Drawing on accounts from practitioners, producers and industry representatives, this book investigates the challenges facing global fair trade movement. It develops several fresh approaches to understanding power, governance and social change covering a broad interdisciplinary field of ideas in development, economics and politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hutchens, Anna.
Changing big business.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2009
(OCoLC)271774490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Hutchens
ISBN: 9781848447356 1848447353 9781847209719 1847209718 1282238957 9781282238954
OCLC Number: 434441626
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 236 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. 'Game-playing': rethinking power and empowerment; 2. 'Power over' as global power in world markets; 3. The history of fair trade; 4. Networking networks for scale; 5. Fairtrade as resistance; 6. Fair trade as game-playing; 7. Governance as 'creative destruction'; Conclusion: game-playing --
the key to global empowerment; Appendix: fair trade on the political agenda; References; Index.
Responsibility: Anna Hutchens.
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