Noble goals and challenging terrain: organic and fair trade coffee movements in the global marketplace

  title={Noble goals and challenging terrain: organic and fair trade coffee movements in the global marketplace},
  author={R. Rice},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
  • R. Rice
  • Published 2001
  • Economics
  • Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics
Social relations associated with conventional agricultural exports find their origins in long term associations based on business, family, and class alliances. Working outside these boundaries presents a host of challenges, especially where small producers with little economic or political power are concerned. Yet, in many developing countries, alternative trade organizations (ATOs) based on philosophies of social justice and/or environmental well-being are carving out spaces alongside… Expand

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