Fair trade and a global commodity : coffee in Costa Rica / Peter Luetchford
- Luetchford, Peter
- London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 226 pages ; 22 cm.
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- Anthropology, culture and society
- Introduction: Approaching fair trade : coffee in Costa Rica -- Creating cooperatives : the welfare state, coffee, and fair trade in Costa Rica -- Sowing progress and contesting development in the Tilarán highlands -- Farming for the global economy : 'playing' and 'juggling' in the market -- Landowners and labourers : uncertainties, strategies, and tensions in the labour process -- Working nature, working the market : sustainability and organic agriculture -- Envisioning autarky : the family and the farm -- Civil society : local development and the limits of government -- Creating and contesting value : the Earth, labour and exchange -- Conclusion: Fair trade and moral economies.
- 9780745326986 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-219 )and index.
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