A History of Fair Trade in Contemporary Britain

From Civil Society Campaigns to Corporate Compliance

  • Matthew Anderson

Table of contents

About this book

Introduction

This book offers an original contribution to the empirical knowledge of the development of Fair Trade that goes beyond the anecdotal accounts to challenge and analyse the trading practices that shaped the Fair Trade model. Fair Trade represented a new approach to global trade, corporate social responsibility and consumer politics.

Keywords

Fair Trade Fairtrade ethical consumerism NGOs consumer politics business ethics corporate social responsibility ethics knowledge Nation organization politics trade

Authors and affiliations

  • Matthew Anderson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PortsmouthUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137313300
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-55240-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31330-0
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