Globalising justice within coffee supply chains? Fair Trade, Starbucks and the transformation of supply chain governance

  title={Globalising justice within coffee supply chains? Fair Trade, Starbucks and the transformation of supply chain governance},
  author={Kate Macdonald},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={793 - 812}
  • K. Macdonald
  • Published 19 May 2007
  • Political Science
  • Third World Quarterly
Abstract This paper reviews a range of initiatives that attempt to transform the global institutional arrangements through which production and trade of coffee is organised and governed. Specifically, it examines the Fair Trade system, Starbucks' CAFÉ Practices Program, and a range of wider campaigning activities around issues of ‘trade justice’. These initiatives are shown to have contributed to the empowerment of marginalised workers and producers in the global coffee industry, to the extent… 

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