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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Fair Trade Scandal: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich by Ndongo Samba Sylla
    The Fair Trade Scandal: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich - by Ndongo Samba Sylla

    £17.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780745334240 | ISBN 10: 0745334245

    The Fair Trade Scandal takes aim at the Fair Trade consumer movement which many assume to be entirely benign. Through a razor-sharp analysis based on insider knowledge, Ndongo Sylla shows that there is a big gap between the rhetoric of Fair Trade and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Manifesto of the Poor: Solutions Come from Below by Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma
    Manifesto of the Poor: Solutions Come from Below - by Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma

    £5.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781856231701 | ISBN 10: 1856231704

    Written by the co-founder of Fairtrade movement, Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma, this book uses models of Fairtrade and small-scale organic farming to explain why Fairtrade farmers don't need all the money and luxury that is deemed so important in th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fair Trade Revolution by John Bowes (Editor), foreword by Mary Robinson
    The Fair Trade Revolution - by John Bowes (Editor), foreword by Mary Robinson

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745330785 | ISBN 10: 0745330789

    Fair Trade has come a long way in the last 20 years. The Fair Trade Revolution celebrates the movement's achievement and takes up the challenge of improving more lives through fair dealing with producers.  Fair Trade is now mainstream, wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Environmental Responsibility Reader by Edited by Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith
    The Environmental Responsibility Reader - by Edited by Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith

    £19.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848133174 | ISBN 10: 1848133170

    The Environmental Responsibility Reader is a collection of classic and contemporary environmental works that offer a comprehensive overview of the issues involved in environmental responsibility, steering the reader through each development in thoug ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles by Harriet Lamb
    Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles - by Harriet Lamb

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846040849 | ISBN 10: 1846040841

    It started very small and full of hope. But its daring campaigns have placed Fairtrade goods at the heart of the supermarket shelves. From bananas and coffee beans to cotton and chocolate, Fairtrade has grown to become an important global movement th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods & Ecosystems in Mexico by Bacon,  Méndez, Gliessman, Goodman and Fox
    Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods & Ecosystems in Mexico - by Bacon, Méndez, Gliessman, Goodman and Fox

    £27.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780262524803 | ISBN 10: 0262524805

    Our morning cups of coffee connect us to a global industry and an export crisis in the tropics that is destroying livelihoods, undermining the cohesion of families and communities, and threatening ecosystems.  Confronting the Coffee Crisis expl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bittersweet World of Chocolate: Sumptuous recipes using fair trade chocolate by Troth Wells and Nikki van der Gaag
    The Bittersweet World of Chocolate: Sumptuous recipes using fair trade chocolate - by Troth Wells and Nikki van der Gaag

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904456865 | ISBN 10: 1904456863

    For many people, one of the most enjoyable pleasures is a delicious piece of chocolate. Chocolate is more than just a sweet. It’s a rich sensation; a comfort; a stimulant, and it’s good for you – in moderation. And of course chocolate is the magic in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Andrew Charlton
    Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development - by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Andrew Charlton

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780199219988 | ISBN 10: 0199219982

    How can the poorer countries of the world be helped to help themselves through freer, fairer trade?  In this challenging and controversial book Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz and his co-author Andrew Charlton address one of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fair Trade: A Beginners Guide by Jacqueline DeCarlo
    Fair Trade: A Beginners Guide - by Jacqueline DeCarlo

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781851685219 | ISBN 10: 1851685219

    What’s wrong with buying regular coffee? Does Fair Trade necessarily mean ethical trade? What impact can consumers have on global economics?  Fair Trade: A Beginner’s Guide reveals why Fair Trade means more than just bananas, coffee, and chocola ... more

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  • Cover image of book 50 Reasons to Buy Fair Trade by Miles Litvinoff and John Madeley
    50 Reasons to Buy Fair Trade - by Miles Litvinoff and John Madeley

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780745325842 | ISBN 10: 074532584x

    Fair trade is a growing global movement. A huge and widening range of fair trade goods are now available in the shops. Why is fair trade so important? This book provides 50 reasons why buying fair trade delivers a host of benefits to people and the p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fair Trade by Alex Nicholls and Charlotte Opal
    Fair Trade - by Alex Nicholls and Charlotte Opal

    £29.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781412901055 | ISBN 10: 1412901057

    "Today, Fair Trade finds itself at a crucial point in its evolution from alternative trading mechanism to a mainstream economic model. As the only certifier in the largest Fair Trade market in the world, TransFair USA has observed the explosive growt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whose Trade Organisation by Lori Wallach & Patrick Woodall/Public Citizen
    Whose Trade Organisation - by Lori Wallach & Patrick Woodall/Public Citizen

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781565848412 | ISBN 10: 1565848411

    Globalization affects our lives every day in myriad ways-often for the worse. Yet, as this eye-opening expose documents, the current terms of corporate-led globalization are not inevitable, merely one option being imposed by the powerful, secretive a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Power to Choose: Bangladeshi Women and Labour Market Decisions in London and Dhaka by Naila Kabeer
    The Power to Choose: Bangladeshi Women and Labour Market Decisions in London and Dhaka - by Naila Kabeer

    £27.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781859842065 | ISBN 10: 1859842062

    In this path-breaking study, social economist Naila Kabeer examines the lives of Bangladeshi garment workers in Bangladesh and Britain to shed light on the question of what constitutes 'fair' competition in international trade.  She argues that if th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hungry for Trade: How the Poor Pay for Free Trade by John Madeley
    Hungry for Trade: How the Poor Pay for Free Trade - by John Madeley

    £19.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781856498654 | ISBN 10: 1856498654

    Will free trade benefit transnational coporations or the millions who are currently malnourished? Will small farmers find new markets in the North? Or will they lose even their local markets to cheap, subsidized food from the North? Why should countr ... more

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