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Author Litvinoff, Miles.

Title 50 reasons to buy fair trade / Miles Litvinoff and John Madeley
Published London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 240 pages)
Contents Back a system that benefits the poor -- Pay small-scale farmers a fairer price -- Buy products you can trust -- Help producers believe in tomorrow -- Make trade more democratic -- Put a human face on development -- Ensure plantation workers earn a living wage -- Empower women and girls -- Bring hope to coffee growers -- Save a cotton farmer's life -- Be part of a growing global movement -- Say "nuts!" to unfair trade -- Enjoy real quality, produced with pride -- Send a child to school -- Keep on making poverty history -- Make your town a fairtrade town -- Build confidence, reduce risk -- Give someone's health a boost -- Promote human rights -- Free child carpet workers -- Bypass the intermediaries -- Drink to a better world -- Transform lives -- Give bad balls the boot -- Stamp out pesticide poisoning -- Travel with respect -- Be a friend of the earth -- End child exploitation -- Lift the debt burden -- Say no to GMOs -- Do something funky with your furniture -- Rebuild lives and livelihoods -- Make transnationals trade more fairly -- Put paid to sweatshops -- Buy into a longer-term relationship -- Show solidarity with Palestinian farmers -- Reach for the goals -- Be a progressive coffee drinker -- Send hope to a hungry country -- Co-operate with co-operatives -- Prove the free trade eggheads wrong -- Make tomorrow's business happen today -- Vote for trade justice -- Enjoy that sweeter taste -- Celebrate in March -- and again in May -- Make markets really work for the poor -- Invest in fair trade -- Keep families and communities together -- Defend diversity -- Change the world! -- Appendixes: 1. Where to buy fair trade -- 2. Fairtrade towns and other areas -- 3. Where to find out more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-202) and index
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Subject Consumption (Economics)
Free trade.
International trade.
Price maintenance -- Developing countries.
Restraint of trade.
Developing countries -- Commerce.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Madeley, John.
LC no. 2007275506
ISBN 1849643342 (electronic bk.)
9781849643344 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Fifty reasons to buy fair trade