The Darjeeling Distinction: Labor and Justice on Fair-Trade Tea Plantations in Indiavolume 47

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Price
$35.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Pages
264
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520277397

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About the Author

Sarah Besky is a cultural anthropologist and Associate Professor in the ILR School at Cornell University

Reviews

"Provides an important ethnographic contribution to the implications of long-distance trade and the deconstruction of different visions of justice in ethical trade."--Mountain Research and Development
"This richly detailed ethnography provides unique and important insights into the 21st century plantation economy.; Impressive field work.""--International Journal of Comparative Sociology
"Engaging . . . The Darjeeling distinction is an important critique . . . a vital and timely comment on the burgeoning ethical trade."--Social Anthropology
"Extensive research . . . intriguing; Besky offers insightful solutions."--Gastronomica
"Besky has pushed forward several debates in sociology, anthropology, geography, and economics about the promises and perils of globalization . . . impressive theoretical analysis . . . essential reading."--Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal
"An excellent example of local ethnography . . . an important contribution."--American Ethnologist
"The Darjeeling Distinction is a brilliant and entertaining book. . . . Its accessible and narrative style will surely appeal to a wide audience."--Alegra Laboratory
"This is an important book and one of the very few to really understand that Fair Trade is refracted through local processes, ideas, and politics. . . . It has an important and sober message to impart."--Review of Agricultural & Environmental Studies
"An important book and one of the very few to really understand that Fair Trade is refracted through local processes, ideas, and politics and needs to be understood in that light. It has an important and sober message to impart."--Review of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Studies