Strengths of Fair Trade: What’s important, what works, for whom?
Resistance, redistribution, and power in the Fair Trade banana initiative
Shreck, A.,(2005) Resistance, redistribution, and power in the Fair Trade banana initiative. Agriculture and Human Values, 22(1), 17–29
Abstract: The Fair Trade movement seeks to alter conventional trade relations through a system of social and environmental standards, certification, and labels designed to help shorten the social distance between consumers in the North and producers in the South.
Trade Liberalization & WTO: Impact on Developing Countries
Mazumder, R. (2008, January 16). Trade Liberalization & WTO: Impact on Developing Countries. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1084394
Abstract: The international movement towards open markets prompted by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has its premise that trade liberalization will benefit all those who are concerned. Each country will be able to exploit its position of comparative advantage, once a free and fair trade regime has been implemented.