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Author Luetchford, Peter.
Title Fair trade and a global commodity : coffee in Costa Rica / Peter Luetchford.
Published London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008.
Book Cover
 Floor2  HD9199.C82 L84 2008    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 226 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Anthropology, culture, and society.
Contents Introduction: Approaching fair trade : coffee in Costa Rica -- Creating cooperatives : the welfare state, coffee, and fair trade in Costa Rica -- Sowing progress and contesting development in the TilarĂ¡n highlands -- Farming for the global economy : 'playing' and 'juggling' in the market -- Landowners and labourers : uncertainties, strategies, and tensions in the labour process -- Working nature, working the market : sustainability and organic agriculture -- Envisioning autarky : the family and the farm -- Civil society : local development and the limits of government -- Creating and contesting value : the Earth, labour and exchange -- Conclusion: Fair trade and moral economies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-219)and index.
Subject Coffee industry -- Costa Rica.
Related To Online version: Luetchford, Peter. Fair trade and a global commodity. London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008 (OCoLC)656597608
ISBN 9780745326986 (pbk.)
0745326986 (pbk.)
0745326994 (hbk.)
9780745326993 (hbk.)
OCLC number 154769345