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Fair Trade Institute (FTI)

Fair Trade Institute: The Fair Trade scientific community

The most comprehensive online collection of Fair Trade publications, where researchers convene for Fair Trade.

The Fair Trade Institute gathers the scientific community on Fair Trade. The Fair Trade Institute’s new and improved online collection is a collaborative effort between the Fair Trade Institute based in Switzerland and the Fair Trade Resource Network in the United States. With a shared interest in education and critical analysis about Fair Trade, the Fair Trade Institute and Fair Trade Resource Network have compiled this online collection of Fair Trade publications and expertise. On this site, you can:

We invite researchers and scholars from around the world to list their works and expertise in this online collection. With contributions from you, the Fair Trade Institute can contribute to the understanding and effective implementation of Fair Trade worldwide.

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Latest Fair Trade publications inserted

Bennett (2015) 1-page summary: History of Producers in Fairtrade International Governance Excerpt from The Handbook of Research on Fair Trade (Raynolds & Bennett)

Staricco (2015) Fair Trade and the Fetishization of Levinasian Ethics Journal of Business Ethics

Staricco, Ponte (2015) Quality regimes in agro-food industries: A regulation theory reading of Fair Trade wine in Argentina Journal of Rural Studies

Sutton (2014) Voice, Choice and Governance: The Case of Tanzania's Fairtrade Co-operatives PhD Dissertation

Chavez Becker Carlos, Veronica Patraca (2011) El Comercio Justo y la Responsabilidad Social Empresarial. Reflexiones desde los sistemas de certificación autónoma Argumentos

Smith (2014) Access to the fairtrade system: the geography of certification for social justice Food Chain