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

@article{Macdonald2007GlobalisingJW,
  title={Globalising justice within coffee supply chains? Fair Trade, Starbucks and the transformation of supply chain governance},
  author={K. Macdonald},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={793 - 812}
}
  • K. Macdonald
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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