Monday, August 1, 2011

Suggested Book List to learn more about Fair Trade & Related Topics

Fair Trade

Bowes, J. (2011). The Fair Trade Revolution. London: Pluto Press.

Conroy, M. (2007). Branded! How the ‘Certification Revolution’ Is Transforming Global Corporations. New Society Publishers.

DeCarlo, J. (2007). Fair Trade: A Beginner's Trade. Oxford: Oneworld Publications.

Fridell, G. (2007). Fair Trade Coffee The Prospects and Pitfalls of Market-Driven Social Justice. Canada: University of Toronto Press Incorporated.

Hutchens, A. (2010). Changing big business the globalisation of the fair trade movement. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Litvinoff, M., & Madeley, J. (2007). 50 reasons to buy fair trade (1. publ. ed.). London: Pluto Press.

Lyon, S., & Moberg, M. (2010). Fair trade and social justice: global ethnographies. New York: New York University Press.

Nicholls, A., & Opal, C. (2008). Fair trade: market-driven ethical consumption. London: Sage.

Ransom, D. (2006). The no-nonsense guide to fair trade (New ed.). Oxford: New Internationalist.

Raynolds, L. T., Murray, D. L., & Wilkinson, J. (2007). Fair trade: the challenges of transforming globalization. London: Routledge.

Stiglitz, J. E., & Charlton, A. (2005). Fair Trade for All: how trade can promote development. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Woodman, C. (2011). Unfair Trade: How big business exploits the world's poor and why it doesn't have to. London: Random House Business Books.

Zaccaï, E. (2007). Sustainable consumption, ecology and fair trade. London: Routledge.

Globalization, Our Global Trading System, & Its’ Realities

Anderson, S., Cavanagh, J., & Lee, T. (2005). Field guide to the global economy (Revised and updated ed.). New York: New Press.

Bakan, J. (2004). The corporation. London: Free Press.

Bales, K. (2004). Disposable people: new slavery in the global economy (Rev. ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press.

Bales, K., Trodd, Z., & Williamson, A. K. (2009). Modern slavery: the secret world of 27 million people. Oxford: Oneworld.

Bales, Kevin. (2005). Understanding global slavery: a reader. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Batstone, D. B. (2010). Not for sale: the return of the global slave trade--and how we can fight it. New York: HarperOne.

Black, M. (2007). The no-nonsense guide to international development. London: New internationalist.

Clawson, J. (2009). Everyday justice: the global impact of our daily choices. Downers Grove: IVP Books.

Collier, P. (2008). The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It. USA: Oxford University Press.

Derber, C. (2003). People before profit: the new globalization in an age of terror, big money, and economic crisis. New York: Picador.

Easterly, W. R. (2006). The white man's burden why the West's efforts to aid the rest have done so much ill and so little good. New York: Penguin Press.

Ellwood, W. (2010). The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization (3rd edition ed.). Toronto: New Internationalist.

Fisman, R., & Miguel, E. (2010). Economic gangsters corruption, violence, and the poverty of nations. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Harrison, R., Newholm, T., & Shaw, D. (2005). The ethical consumer. London: SAGE Publications.

Jones, E. (2010). The better world shopping guide: every dollar makes a difference (3rd ed.). Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers.

Korten, D. C. (2001). When corporations rule the world (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Lappé, F. M., Collins, J., & Rosset, P. (1998). World hunger: 12 myths (2nd ed.). New York: Grove Press.

Leonard, A., & Conrad, A. (2010). The story of stuff: how our obsession with stuff is trashing the planet, our communities, and our health--and a vision for change. New York: Free Press.

Nace, T. (2005). Gangs of America: the rise of corporate power and the disabling of democracy. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler.

Rivoli, P. (2009). The travels of a T-shirt in the global economy: an economist examines the markets, power, and politics of world trade (2nd ed.). Hoboken: John Wiley.

Sachs, J. (2005). The end of poverty: economic possibilities for our time. New York: Penguin Books.

Sage, J., Kasten, L., & Steinem, G. (2008). Enslaved: true stories of modern day slavery. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Sen, A. K. (2000). Development as freedom. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Shell, E. R. (2009). Cheap: the high cost of discount culture. New York: Penguin Press.

Stiglitz, J. E. (2003). Globalization and its discontents. New York: W.W. Norton.

Stiglitz, J. E. (2007). Making globalization work (Pbk. ed.). New York: W.W. Norton & Co..

Thurow, R., & Kilman, S. (2009). Enough: why the world's poorest starve in an age of plenty. New York: PublicAffairs.

Woodman, C. (2009). Around the World in 80 Trades. London: Non Basic Stock Line.

Where our food comes from…

Bello, W. F. (2009). The food wars. London: Verso.

Belasco, W. J., & Horowitz, R. (2009). Food chains: from farmyard to shopping cart. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Inglis, D., & Gimlin, D. (2010). The globalization of food. Oxford: Berg.

Millstone, E., & Lang, T. (2008). The atlas of food: who eats what, where, and why (Rev. and updated. ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press.

Menzel, P., & Aluisio, F. (2008). What the world eats. Berkeley, CA: Tricycle Press.

Nestle, M. (2008). Food politics: how the food industry influences nutrition and health (Rev. and expanded ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press.

Pollan, M. (2006). The omnivore's dilemma: a natural history of four meals. New York: Penguin Press.

Pollan, M. (2009). In defense of food: an eater's manifesto. New York: Penguin Press.

Shiva, V. (2000). Stolen harvest: the hijacking of the global food supply. Cambridge: South End Press.

Singer, P., & Mason, J. (2006). The ethics of what we eat: why our food choices matter. U.S.: Holtzbrinck Publishers.

Weber, K. (2009). Food, Inc.: how industrial food is making us sicker, fatter and poorer -- and what you can do about it. New York: Public Affairs.


Abbott, E. (2009). Sugar: a bittersweet history. London: Duckworth Overlook.

Aronson, M., & Budhos, M. T. (2010). Sugar changed the world: a story of spice, magic, slavery, freedom, and science. Boston: Clarion Books.

Macinnis, P. (2002). Bittersweet: the story of sugar. Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin.


Antonio, M. (2007). Hershey: Milton S. Hershey's extraordinary life of wealth, empire, and utopian dreams. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks.

Brenner, J. G. (2000). The emperors of chocolate: inside the secret world of Hershey and Mars. New York: Broadway Books.

Cadbury, D. (2010). Chocolate wars: the 150-year rivalry between the world's greatest chocolate makers. New York: Public Affairs.

Coe, S. D., & Coe, M. D. (2007). The true history of chocolate (Rev. [and updated ed.). New York: Thames and Hudson.

Off, C. (2008). Bitter chocolate: the dark side of the world's most seductive sweet. New York: New Press.

Rosenblum, M. (2005). Chocolate: a bittersweet saga of dark and light. New York: North Point Press.

Ryan, O. (2010). Chocolate nations: living and dying for cocoa in west africa.. S.l.: Zed Books Ltd.

Satre, L. J. (2005). Chocolate on trial: slavery, politics, and the ethics of business. Athens: Ohio University Press.

Young, A. M. (2007). The chocolate tree: a natural history of cacao (Rev. and expanded ed.). Gainesville: University Press of Florida.


Bacon, C. M. (2008). Confronting the coffee crisis: fair trade, sustainable livelihoods and ecosystems in Mexico and Central America. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Cycon, D. (2007). Javatrekker: dispatches from the world of fair trade coffee. White River Junction: Chelsea Green Pub..

Daviron, B., & Ponte, S. (2005). The coffee paradox: global markets, commodity trade, and the elusive promise of development. London: Zed Books in association with the CTA ;.

Dicum, G., and Luttinger, N. (2006). The Coffee Book: Anatomy of an Industry from the Crop to the Last Drop, Revised and Updated Edition. New York: The New Press.

Fridell, G. (2007). Fair trade coffee: the prospects and pitfalls of market-driven social justice. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Jaffee, D. (2007). Brewing justice: fair trade coffee, sustainability, and survival. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Luttinger, N., & Dicum, G. (2006). The coffee book: anatomy of an industry from crop to the last drop (Rev. and updated. ed.). New York: New Press .

Lyon, S. (2011). Coffee and community: Maya farmers and fair-trade markets. Boulder: University Press of Colorado.

Paige, J. M. (1998). Coffee and power: revolution and the rise of democracy in Central America. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Pendergrast, M. (2010). Uncommon grounds: the history of coffee and how it transformed our world (Rev. ed.). New York: Basic Books.

Rice, P., & McLean J. (1999). Sustainable Coffee at the Crossroads. Washington, DC: Consumer’s Choice Council.

Talbot, J. M. (2004). Grounds for agreement: the political economy of the coffee commodity chain. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield.

Weissman, M. (2008). God in a cup: the obsessive quest for the perfect coffee. Hoboken: J. Wiley.

Wild, A. (2005). Coffee: a dark history. New York: W W Norton & Co.

Williams, R. G. (1994). States and social evolution: coffee and the rise of national governments in Central America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.


Chapman, P. (2007). Bananas: how the United Fruit Company shaped the world. Edinburgh: Canongate .

Frundt, H. J. (2009). Fair bananas!: farmers, workers, and consumers strive to change an industry. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Jenkins, V. S. (2000). Bananas: an American history. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Koeppel, D. (2009). Banana: the fate of the fruit that changed the world. New York: Plume.

Lamb, H. (2009). Fighting the Banana Wars and other Fair Trade Battles. U.K.: Random House.

Musicant, I. (1990). The banana wars: a history of United States military intervention in Latin America from the Spanish-American War to the invasion of Panama. New York: Macmillan.

Myers, G. (2004). Banana Wars: The Price of Free Trade: A Caribbean Perspective.. London: Zed Books.

Schlesinger, S. C., & Kinzer, S. (2005). Bitter fruit: the story of the American coup in Guatemala (Rev. and expanded ed., 2nd David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies ed.). Cambridge: Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

Striffler, S., & Moberg, M. (2003). Banana wars: power, production, and history in the Americas. Durham: Duke University Press.


Hohenegger, B. (2007). Liquid Jade: The Story of Tea from East to West. St. Martin’s Press.

Mair, V. H., & Hoh, E. (2009). The true history of tea. London: Thames & Hudson.

Kids Books

A School Like Mine. (2007). S.l.: Dk Publishing.

Cooper, A. (2006). Fair trade?: a look at the way the world is today (New ed.). London: Franklin Watts.

Dickmann, N. (2011). Seasons on a farm. Chicago, Ill.: Heinemann Library.

Dickmann, N. (2011). Food from farms. Chicago, Ill.: Heinemann Library.

Gibbons, G. (1991). From seed to plant. New York: Holiday House.

Guillain, A. (2008). Bella's Chocolate Surprise. USA: Millet Publishing.

Kindersley, B. (1995). Children just like me. New York: Dorling Kindersley.

Milway, K. S., & Fernandes, E. (2008). One hen: how one small loan made a big difference. Toronto: Kids Can Press.

Milway, K. S., & Daigneault, S. (2010). The good garden: how one family went from hunger to having enough. Toronto, ON: Kids Can Press.

Rayner, A. (2006). A life like mine. London: DK.

Smith, D. J., & Armstrong, S. (2011). If the world were a village: a book about the world's people (2nd ed.). Toronto: Kids Can Press.

Smith, D. J., & Armstrong, S. (2011). This child, every child. Toronto: Kids Can Press.

Strauss, R., & Woods, R. (2007). One well: the story of water on Earth. Toronto: Kids Can Press.

Vergara, D. A. (2007). Zapizapu crosses the sea: a story about being fair. Victoria, B.C.: Trafford.

We are all born free: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in pictures. (2008). London: Frances Lincoln Children's Books in association with Amnesty International.


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