Fair Trade

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Fixing Fashion

Remaking the Way We Make, Market, and Buy Our Clothes

With sales of more than US $500 billion a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the … 242 View
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Growing and Eating Sustainably

Agroecology in Action

Growing and Eating Sustainably shines light on the process of agroecological transition by showcasing the experiences of growers and eaters in southern Brazil, a country where agrarian movements … 137 View
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The Fair Trade Handbook

Building a Better World, Together

Framed within the common goal of advancing trade justice and South-North solidarity, The Fair Trade Handbook presents a broad interpretation of fair trade and a wide-ranging dialogue between … ; ; 240 View
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Foreword

From: Fixing Fashion

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The foreword begins with a short history of the textile industry in the UK before looking to the ways the textile industry is still exploiting people, especially children around the world, … 3 $0.30 Add
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Preface, Forward

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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The preface maintains this book is for people who want to learn about agroecology — about the concepts, themes, key writings, and grassroots struggles from which it has emerged to become an … 4 $0.40 Add
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Why Write a Book on Fair Trade?

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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In the introductory chapter, the editors describe the genesis of the book, its goals, and its structure. ; ; 7 $0.70 Add
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A Lively Bean that Brightens Lives

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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This illustrated chapter tells the story of Ethiopian coffee in comicbook form. 13 $1.30 Add
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Introducing Agroecology and Food Systems Transitions

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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This chapter outlines the critical food supply issues associated with Covid-19 that made headlines daily across the globe and highlighted the vulnerabilities of the modern food system. The … 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

From: Fixing Fashion

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The introduction begins with a look at the author’s early career in the fashion industry, particularly, the international sourcing of Hanes brand clothing. The author introduces some key … 10 $1.00 Add
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Colonialism

How Unfair Trade Changed the World

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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This chapter provides a short history of colonialism, and describes how the economic benefits of colonialism flowed from the colonized to the colonizers, especially through a process of resource … 10 $1.00 Add
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Manchester to Mumbai

From: Fixing Fashion

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In Manchester to Mumbai, the author explains his path to the fashion industry before delving into the following topics: the roots of global trade; labor, guilds and slavery; the India trade and … 22 $2.20 Add
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The Industrial Food System: Contradictions and Crises

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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This chapter looks at the industrial food system — its origins and the problems it generates — which casts yet more doubt on the conventional wisdom that industrial agriculture is the … 12 $1.20 Add
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To Make and Market

From: Fixing Fashion

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In To Make and Market, the author explains the clothing production and marketing processes through his experiences. He covers the following topics: structuring of large corporations such as Sara … 41 $4.10 Add
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Trade Is Not Gender Neutral

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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In this chapter, the authors describe the ways in which inequality is related to the uneven ways in which women and men are incorporated into the global economy. Some trade can place women-run … 10 $1.00 Add
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Where Does Agroecological Food Come From

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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This chapter begins by considering food produced by the industrial food system that has been called “food from nowhere". In contrast, agroecological food comes from … 38 $3.80 Add
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Alphabet Soup

From: Fixing Fashion

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In Alphabet Soup, the author begins to examine his process of engaging with the darkers aspects of the global fashion industry, such as child labor, global trade agreements and their impacts, … 36 $3.60 Add